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Do You Catch A Cold When You First Get Hiv

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're perfectly well-rested. It can make you break out into rashes, elevate your heart rate or cause you to wake up at night drenched in a cold sweat. In short, your mind can convince you that you have HIV when you don't. This can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears...
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HIV and the common cold

My partner has been HIV positive for about 2 years now. Recently he caught a cold, his first since being diagnosed. He is concerned that it took longer for him to get over this cold than it has in the past. Is this normal or something to be...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hi and thanks for your post.In general, HIV+ persons don't have worsened frequency or severity of symptoms from the common cold. It's important to recongnize that among the many viral causes of "colds", some cause more or less severe... Read more »

Cold Weather and Hiv/Aids?

Hi, I'm 37 Hiv+ 6 Years. Never been sick from Hiv. On Meds, and Great lab results except high Tryglycerides.My partner is 34 Hiv+ 5 years. Has been down to 49 T Cells and Fungus bacteria in his lungs. His t Cells now are around 800 and is realitvity...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...As a long-term Coloradoan and HIV treater, I can say that cold weather has not seemed to cause any unusual problems among our many patients. (It is cold here in the Winter, though not as cold Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a germ, a virus. Right? OK, check. Germs are spread from an infected person to an uninfected person. For instance, a common cold can be transmitted through the air if the infected person coughs or sneezes on an uninfected person. Right? OK,... Read more »

re: please read this and tell me I have HIV.........

Hi Dr BobI first want to thank you for awnsering my original question and that if I do test negative on friday I will send you 1000 dollars. Also I was very sorry to hear about your brother. You are amazing and will get through it.I just have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Thanks for your condolences.To respond to your two specific questions:1.There are many types of HIV-associated neuropathies. One type can be seen as early as the acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) that occurs several weeks after Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression Anemia and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines Experimental Procedure Modifying Cold Virus to Deliver HIV/AIDS Vaccine

...School and the Dutch biotechnology company Crucell that might deliver experimental HIV/AIDS vaccines using a modified common cold virus. NIH and Merck have developed two experimental AIDS vaccines, currently in trials, that attempt to use... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...and abdominal pain Unexplained tiredness Shortness of breath Rapid breathing Enlarged or tender liver Cold or blue hands and feet Abnormal heart beat Weight loss It's important to get in touch with your health... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers. The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal sex. Next... Read more »

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Posted by johnson39595
...Does tongue tasting weird or feeling cold breathing in have to do with hiv? I am worried so much. Read more »

No common cold in 5-7 years ?

Posted by squanderer, 2 Replies
...I used to get colds that lasted days and weeks more than 6 years ago. However, in the last 6 years I haven't had much of a cold, and when I feel Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat, diarrhea, abnormal abdominal problems, night... Read more »