Hiv And Bronchitis

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viral infections

my husband came down with a viral bronchitis.does that mean that his viral load went high ,and his body is not strong enough to fight infections,what can happen as a result of being hiv possitive and having a viral bronchitis.can it become pcp, how...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...count is or whether he is on HIV meds or not. Sometimes the HIV viral load can increase with other ongoing infections. A viral bronchitis is not PCP. People are at risk for PCP if their CD4 count is less than 200. If the CD4 count is 200 than... Read more »

Can I have hiv that hiv test not picking up

It has been 21 months since my encounter I have had 7 hiv test 4 rapid and 3 blood drawn and the... Read more »

HIV and Hyoggonadism....related??

Dr. Bob,Thanks for hosting such an informative site. A donation is on the way. A few months ago I... Read more »
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The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...(with loss of vision Encephalopathy, HIV-related Herpes simplex: chronic ulcer(s) (greater than 1 month's duration); or bronchitis, pneumonitis, or esophagitis Histoplasmosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary Isosporiasis, chronic... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fatigue

...Other active infections. Other infections can tire you out, even without obvious symptoms. Parasites in your digestive system, bronchitis, other infections or allergies can cause fatigue. If these infections are treated, your energy should... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Marijuana

...doses. What Are the Side Effects? Smoking marijuana can cause some of the same health problems as smoking tobacco, including bronchitis. However, it has not been clearly linked to lung cancer. Smoked or eaten marijuana can disrupt balance,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ziagen

...recommends that people with symptoms of acute respiratory disease consider HSR even if another diagnosis such as pneumonia, bronchitis, or flu is possible. Do not use a skin patch test to confirm HSR. Check with your doctor if you have any side... Read more »