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Side Effects of HIV Drugs

Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Knowing About Side Effects Can Help Women and Side Effects Milder Side Effects More Serious Side Effects Other Possible Side Effects Side Effects or Toxicities During Pregnancy Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Over the years, many HIV drugs have been developed that help people livelonger, healthier lives. Like all drugs approved by the US Food and...
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Alcohol/Shortness of breath?

I am asking this question in either a HIV or non HIV setting as I dont know if this is actually HIV related or not. For a while now I have been getting a sort of shortness of breath, not so bad I cant breath but sort of as my though my neck is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is for persons with HIV (or their docs) to ask specific questions about the side effects of HIV treatment or symptoms related to HIV/AIDS. Your symptoms would unlikely be related to HIV infection per se. You should discuss with your... Read more »

Pneumonia, weight loss, shortness of breathe

My mom is 44 years old and was recently diagnosed with HIV two weeks ago which was January 2011. She did an HIV test December 2009 and years before that and was always negative. It appears that my mom was effected about a year ago. SInce then my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Sorry to hear about your mom's recent HIV diagnosis. The most important thing now is that she work closely with an HIV/AIDS specialist physician. With proper care and a bit of luck, she should improve significantly. There are medications to... Read more »

Itching and Breathing Difficulties

I'm writing on behalf of my partner who has been HIV+ for approx. 2 years. CD4 = 315 at the moment and doctor reluctant to start with ARVs in the absence of "clear-cut" symptoms. However, he's been battling with a general body...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
These are unsusal symptoms of HIV infection but it is possible. I see no harm whatsoever of starting HIV therapy and seeing if it helps. I would not use a regimen that contains abacavir, a drug that can occassionally cause similar symptoms in some... Read more »

breathing difficulty

since i started taking trimune drogs i have experience breathing difficulty, my breath is short i use to get tired very quick. could be this be possibly from the drugs i am taking?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.It's possible that the breathing difficulty that you're having is a side effect of the HIV medications; it's also possible that the cause is something else- perhaps related to HIV.In any event, I'd advise you... Read more »
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Can't breath...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The girl from this summer who had an HIV test and from whom I received unprotected oral had a doc appt for results today for HIV, red blood cell count, white blood cells, platlets, etc... to see why she is so tired... It was at 5pm and it's now... Read more »

pain when deep breathing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys,
I had and encounter with a prostitute without condom which has put me at risk with HIV and have made an appointment to get tested next week.
Im at the end of my 8th week.
My symptoms have included a sore throat. At first first I thought I was... Read more »

ARS - Heartrate and difficulty breathing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is there any suggestion that an increased heartrate and difficulty breathing in the evening/night are symptoms of ARS? Read more »

Take a deep breath and get tested FOR YOUR OWN SAK

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

To all you worried wells out there.

Please folks, I am sorry to be brutal but please please please keep a grip on your situations. I have read so much on this forum and so many of your are killing yourselves mentally. Lets be honest, what is the... Read more »