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Does Hiv Cause Cough

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Hiv, fatigue, and...*cough*insanity?*cough*

Hey Dr. Bob!Thanks for inviting me over to this forum - I'm still cackling over that letter from Dubya. Geez, is it '08 yet?I think I have a fatigue-related question. I'm a 25yo female, about to go in for more labs but the last ones...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Is HIV making you insane? Nah, anyone who laughs at my Dubya jabs is perfectly sane in my book. Now the folks who think Dubya's "New New Way Froward Part 2, The Surge" will work, they are the real whack jobs!HIV-related fatigue... Read more »

HIV + and cough

Hi I just started coughing and I am worried. Does every cough mean that its TB or is it possible to be just a cough that can be treated? How do I stop it from turning to TB?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You need to be evaluated for cause of your cough. Such an evaluation can include a complete history and physical examination, a chest xray, sputum analysis. In USA most coughs in HIV+ patients would not be due to TB whereas in some areas of the... 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
Thanks for your post.There's a wide range of 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... Read more »

HIV and acute cough

She has HIV with CD4 count less than 120,but with acute persistant cough.She tested negative for TB but the cough can just stop.I have given her some cough syrup but it still persist. Do i treat for latent TB?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
I think that this is a tad too complex a case to answer with detail.First off, if the patient was SKIN tested for TB, this is a very highly insensitive test. A negative skin test in a patient with a CD4 of 120 would have a very low predictive... Read more »
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Dry COugh

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
I am really ashamed to say that I am a medical professional when I look back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This... Read more »

dry cough

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can anydody remember having a dry cough with ars so bad that you had to leave the room because of coughing so bad Read more »

Strange cough a symtomof ars?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have a cough that is wet with phlem during the day, but at night the cough is dry. could this be ars?

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