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Does HIV Cause Bronchitis

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AIDS InfoNet

Fatigue

...a lot of energy trying to fight it. Most people have more energy after they start taking ARVs. Other active infections. Other infections can tire you out, even without obvious symptoms. Parasites in your digestive system, bronchitis, other infections or allergies can cause fatigue. If these infections are treated, your energy should improve. Poor nutrition . People with HIV need more energy than healthy people. If you are not getting...
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CD4 count concerns?

I have recently been told my viral load was 17,000 and my CD4 was 195. I have been also sick for the past 2 weeks with sinunitis and have chronic bronchitis. Are both my results in bad health and will meds help improve them. I am currently taking...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...don't necessarily reflect your "healthy" baseline.I'd only recommend repeating the CD4 a couple of weeks after the sinusitis and bronchitis resolve. Then, if the value is below 350 (for sure) and 500 (probably), you and your doctor should be... Read more »

Can I have hiv that hiv test not picking up

It has been 21 months since my encounter I have had 7 hiv test 4 rapid and 3 blood drawn and the last was labcor HIV 1/0/2 all negative I am still having symptoms headaches, growling stomach, pin symptoms, heel pain, dry mouth, ashey skin, anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nonspecific symptoms over the internet. What I can do with great certainty is advise what's not causing your problems: It's not HIV!Dr. Bob Read more »

hiv/aids coughing up blood

I was diagnosed 13 yrs ago with AIDS, I am currently undectectable, however, I have had a very long on going problem with spitting up blood...what can be causing this?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...things that can cause hemoptysis (coughing up blood) or hemetemesis (vomiting blood). While some aren't very significant (like bronchitis), others can be very serious (like cancer). I can't tell you which is which in your situation, but I'd get... Read more »

Bronchitis

When does Bronchitis generally occur in the course of HIV infection? 1 year, 2 years, or 5+ years? Thanks.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Bronchitis is a nonspecific infection that affects millions of people a year that are not HIV infected. Thus, it could occur at any time Read more »
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The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...(with loss of vision Encephalopathy, HIV-related Herpes simplex: chronic ulcer(s) (greater than 1 month's duration); or bronchitis, pneumonitis, or esophagitis Histoplasmosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary Isosporiasis, chronic... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Marijuana

...doses. What Are the Side Effects? Smoking marijuana can cause some of the same health problems as smoking tobacco, including bronchitis. However, it has not been clearly linked to lung cancer. Smoked or eaten marijuana can disrupt balance,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ziagen

...recommends that people with symptoms of acute respiratory disease consider HSR even if another diagnosis such as pneumonia, bronchitis, or flu is possible. Do not use a skin patch test to confirm HSR. Check with your doctor if you have any side... 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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Bronchitis

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...Hi to my family of friends... GAWD, I have been down a week with bronchitis..ug! I just started meds for it, ( I was in denial, thought it was "just" a cold) And of course I went back to thinking..do Read more »

Dying of anxiety

Posted by hello1234, 1 Reply
...to clear it up. I've also in the past few days had what felt like a very severe cold...went to the doctor and was told I had acute bronchitis and a sinus infection, and have been on antibiotics for three days so far, which has cleared it up... Read more »

Bronchitis and Sinuses

Posted by Anonymous
...I have read in several places that Sinus infections and Bronchitis is prevelant in HIV+ people. Does anyone have any idea when this would occur? Read more »

a few questions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would thrush show up 6 months after possible infection? Would bronchitis be a sign of HIV 2 months after possible infection Is a rash almost always visible in HIV infection? Are kidney problems prevelant Read more »