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Dry Cough And Hiv

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Do I have AIDS of HIV?

I found out that I had HIV 6 weeks ago when I went for a check up about a dry cough that I had. They tested me for HIV becuase of the dry cough I had nigh sweats. It turns out I am HIV Poz and my CD4 was 207 and VL 13000. They sent me in for another...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Sounds like you're having a very nice initial response to your HIV treatments.If your CD4 count never dropped below 200 (your's was very close) and you didn't have any prior AIDS-defining illnesses, 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... Read more »

wet kiss

Dear Dr, 1 year before i had wet kiss one hiv positive women.after one month i have symptom... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? Can I get HIV from mosquitoes? Can I get HIV while playing sports? Has HIV been... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...places with crowded living conditions and poor ventilation, such as homeless shelters, nursing homes, and prisons. Symptoms: Coughing Night sweats Chills Weight loss Fever Fatigue Diagnosis: A simple skin test called PPD is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pentamidine

...treat active PCP. What Is PCP? PCP (or pneumocystis pneumonia) is the most common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. Without treatment, over 85% of people with HIV would eventually develop PCP. It has been the major killer of people... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...than the flu, come on slowly and last only a few days, usually less than a week. Common symptoms are sore throat, sneezing, coughing, runny nose and congestion. Older children and adults rarely get more than a mild fever, if at all. Flu... Read more »
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Dry COugh

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOW SEVERE IS THE DRY COUGH WITH HIV AT EACH STAGE ? WHAT ARE CAUSES OF A DRY COUGH ? Read more »

Serious symptom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...pimples or somnething and i dont know how i got them so im jw what is the most common place for rash's to form when you are HIV positive and my dry cough went from nothing at all to today its pretty bad but how long does a dry cough usually last... Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Have lymph nodes in my jaw and the pain is shooting to my ear and then my head. Afraid to take anything exposed to hiv and hep c blood. Went ID doctor he said hepc can delay hiv 3 months. I am going to buy home acsess test today. What scares me 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 »