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Hiv And Chronic Cough

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I suffered from pneumonia that was not related to my HIV. I since then have had several bouts with shortness of breath and chronic cough. I stopped smoking and still have these episodes. I have been put on antibiotics and z-packs to no avail. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...as lisonopril for blood pressure) can cause cough as can some particulates in the air. I have not observed patients having chronic cough from either Atripla or nevirapine + Truvada. If any reader knows of any publication linking those meds to... Read more »

Continous Cough

Dear Dr, I have been having this continous cough for two months now. I started off in November and... Read more »

Worried symptom

Dear Doctor,In March 2002, I engaged in one unprotected sexual encounter. In November 2002, I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Algorithm for Tuberculosis Screening and Diagnosis in People With HIV

...therapy, there are no internationally accepted, evidence-based guidelines for optimal screening. Nonetheless, screening for chronic cough is common. In the current study, researchers consecutively enrolled 1,748 HIV patients from eight... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...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... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...Persistant Rashes resistant to treatment Palmar/plantar erythema = red hands and feet Concentration difficulties Shortness of breath Chronic cough Night sweats Weight loss Urinary tract infections and so on. Some times also opportunistic... Read more »

Just dignosed HIV+ in the Army

Posted by lkn4u, 14 Replies
...Hello all, I have just been given the news I am HIV+ and I am overseas right now and I guess will be sent back to the states very very soon. I have almost 20 years in service and Read more »

READ THIS AND YOU WILL FEEL BETTER!!

Posted by sbev1981, 1 Reply
...Ok so I was recently diagnose with HIV 7 weeks ago when I went in to be checked for a cough that would not go away! I was a bit upset that the Dr. would even ask me Read more »

HIV and Chickens

Posted by wifey, 2 Replies
...Hi all...Im new here and I have a question I hope you all can help me with. My hubby is HIV+ and Im negative. Hubbys numbers are pretty good. CD4 370s VL is undectable. He has decided he wants to raise chickens! Im concerned Read more »