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Dry Cough Could I Have 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
...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, then you would be considered as HIV infected, but not meeting the definition for AIDS.Hope... Read more »

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I was diagnosed 13 yrs ago with AIDS, I am currently undectectable, however, I have had a very long... Read more »

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HIV Transmission

...be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of... Read more »
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Pneumonias

... Pneumonia and HIV HIV-positive people are more vulnerable to pneumonias of all kinds and certain pneumonias lead to an AIDS diagnosis, such as PCP, recurrent bacterial pneumonia and active TB . Pneumocystis carinii (or jiroveci )... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pentamidine

...weaker, lose a lot of weight, and are likely to get PCP again. The first signs of PCP are difficulty breathing, fever, and a dry cough. Anyone with these symptoms should see a health care provider immediately . However, everyone with CD4 counts... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...planning a pregnancy during flu season; people with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma, heart disease and HIV/AIDS; people 50 years and older; people who live, work or volunteer in health care facilities; and people with... 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
...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 for if you are HIV... Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...fever, sore in mouth, vaginal yeast infection, dark urine diarrhea and rash that I thought was from the sun, stiff neck, dry cough. since I found out about hiv+ and hepc + I have had severe herpe outbreaks on lips and hard palate, calf pain,... 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 »