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Hiv And Breathing Problems

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breathing and sinus problems with yellow eyes

I am a 29 year old female and was diagnosed with HIV about 10 years ago. Several months ago my T-cells dropped below 200 and my viral load was starting to climb, so doctors started me on a new regimen. The one I was on before seemed to be causing...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Sinus problems can be more severe and frequent in HIV+ patients so a good evaluation for that (as well as chest evaluation including X-ray or pulmonary function tests) may be worthwhile. In my experience if a patient is has eleveated bilirubin... Read more »

Breathing and stomach problems

Doctor,I don't know wether to ask this as an OI infection or not as people with HIV get ill... Read more »

Breathing problems (related to medications)

I read the other posting here about breathing problems.I have had, for some time now, an unresolved... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for a Woman's Body: What Every HIV-Positive Woman Should Know About the Care and Prevention of GYN Problems

Table of Contents Introduction How Often Should You Go? What to Expect in the Office Common GYN Problems How to Prepare for Your GYN Care Appointment: A Checklist and Questions for Your Provider Introduction For women living... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Develop Breath-Monitoring Device to Monitor Treatment Adherence Among HIV-Positive People

Researchers at the University of Florida and Xhale have developed a breath-monitoring device that can detect whether people living with HIV/AIDS adhere to their treatment regimens, ANI/Thaindian News reports. According to Richard Melker, a... Read more »
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In Detail: The Proposed Funding Cuts to HIV/AIDS Programs Embedded in the Sequestration

Image courtesy of queerocracy.org. Yesterday we discussed how the federal deal only delays the impending Sequestration cuts , which have now been effectively postponed until March. While many Congressional members may be breathing a sigh of... Read more »
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25 Years of HIV/AIDS Training Has Transformed the Research Landscape

Conversations I had with colleagues in June of 1987, during the last AIDS meeting held here in Washington, inspired me to develop a program that would create HIV/AIDS research expertise in the regions where the need was greatest. While we knew much... Read more »
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breathing problems

Posted by Positivelyok, 2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone out there is having this particular problem that I am having:

I cannot seem to get in enough air. If feels as though something is not allowing me to take in a full exchange of air. I am on Sustiva and Epzicom, my numbers... 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 »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm... Read more »

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 »