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Hiv And Breathing Problems

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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some studies, HIV-positive women were twice as likely as men to be depressed (this is also seen in...
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Final stages of HIV?

My mother is caring for my brother and his children. They say he is in the begining of the end stages. His mood swings are nasty, he can't remember simple converstations, and he has trouble breathing.What can we expect and what should I tell my...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Your brother's breathing problems suggest that he may be developing an infection in his lungs or airways. This needs medical attention quickly. Respiratory problems 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 itching, even in the...
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 Read more »

Overactive Immune system.. HIV ?

Doc. back in 2003, I had protected sex and received oral sex... after that life is not the same.. I have come down with prostate infection, ear infection, and sick very bad.I am always sick, have sypmtomes all the time.. Such as, Chest Pain upon...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Ben,I'll be brief.1.Your HIV risk is negligible to nonexistent.2.Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to one year are definitive, conclusive and excessive.3.You 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 issue with breathing problems -- the need to constantly breath deeply, never feeling like I can get a deep breath at times. My nasal turbinate is...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...This would be the first I've heard of the possibility that PIs cause swollen nasal passages or breathing problems. Before you assume that this is due to medication, I suggest a trial of an aqueous nasal steroid inhaler and/or an antihistamine, Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Lactic Acidosis? Lactic acidosis can develop when your cells make too much lactic acid orwhen your liver isn't working properly. HIV drugs in the nucleoside reversetranscriptase inhibitor (NRTI) class can sometimes cause these problems: ... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many... Read more »
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Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

Bad cough...

Posted by FAITHNGOD, 1 Reply
...I was working out a lot. Now I am scared because my current fiance has been sick, had night sweats, and is starting to have breathing problems and chest pain when he lays on his back. I went and got tested but I am scared. Is a bad cough for... 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 Read more »

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 »