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Hiv And Copd

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Ask the Experts

HIV+ with COPD

For an HIV+ person that has been diagnosed with COPD, and haven't been put on any HIV meds as of yet, what might a good choice of HIV meds to take, without including a PI?Thank you. Seeker of support.
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...not, so I will mention that there is good evidence that COPD progresses more rapidly in HIV infected folks (that stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, aka emphysema and chronic bronchitis). These are really important reasons to quit... Read more »

Copd and hiv infection

I have a friend who has moderate copd. He has recently tested positive for HIV. He feels that he... Read more »

COPD

Hello Doc,I had some weeks back written to you that I had dodged the HIV bullet, and you had... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Smoking Tobacco and HIV

...dental problems, gum disease and mouth cancer more common. In addition, people with HIV who smoke get lung cancer, emphysema, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), pneumonia and other lung infections more often than smokers who do not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What To Do If You Get Sick: 2009 H1N1 and Seasonal Flu

...retardation), moderate to severe developmental delay, muscular dystrophy, or spinal cord injury]. Chronic lung disease (such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD] and cystic fibrosis) Heart disease (such as congenital heart... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...retardation), moderate to severe developmental delay, muscular dystrophy, or spinal cord injury]. Chronic lung disease (such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD] and cystic fibrosis) Heart disease (such as congenital heart... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Aging With Complex Chronic Disease: The Wrinkled Face of AIDS

...are living long enough to experience a diverse array of aging related conditions such as osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), renal disease, liver cirrhosis, and cancer. Nevertheless, the spectrum of... Read more »
Connect With Others

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Just out of hospital and still Ill!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was fearful of dying for my breathing was so bad. I did not have pcp for my cd4 ct is 348. They did however diagnose me with COPD! My question is, will I recover and be able to return to work. I feel a little better? While in hospital, they gave... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »

Lesbians & HIV/AIDS

Posted by Smiley, 1 Reply
...Hello Everyone: I would like to get in touch, stay in touch and network with other WSW that are HIV+ or have AIDS. ThANKS!!!!!! Read more »