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Hiv And Enlarged Lungs

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P.A.H. (Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension) and HIV

Why is no one addressing P.A.H. and its connection to HIV/AIDS infection. I was dignosed with stage 3 PAH two years ago and told I could become "terminal" within 6 months. I was also told that I have this terminal heart condition due to my long...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...many others). Treatments include (from Mayo Clinic website):Prostacyclin analoguesThese medicines enable the vessels in the lungs to expand and allow the blood to move through them with less resistance (vasodilation). The primary drugs in this... Read more »

HIV and Pulmonary hypertension

Hi, I am 47 y.o., male and I was recently diagnosed with Serious Pulmonary Hypertension. I am poz... Read more »

HIV and Pulmonary Hypertension

I have HIV and Hep B and I was just recently diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension with the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smoking Tied to Lung Cancer in Women With HIV

... A new study finds HIV-positive women and those at risk of acquiring the virus are more likely to develop lung cancer compared to women in the general population. While people with HIV have a much higher risk for many cancers, it is Read more »
Project Inform

Pulmonary Hypertension and HIV

...pressure in the pulmonary artery, the main blood vessel that carries blood from the right ventricle (chamber) of the heart to the lungs. It is typically a progressive disease that ends in death if untreated. The general cause of this increased... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...line such as the Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment Hotline at 800-822-7422. Candidiasis of bronchi, trachea, or lungs Candidiasis, esophageal Cervical cancer, invasive Coccidioidomycosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary ... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Abstracts: Clinical Presentation of Pulmonary Mycetoma in HIV-Infected Patients

... Study Objective: Although pulmonary mycetoma has been well described in immunocompetent hosts, the only description in HIV-infected patients has been of 10 patients Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV and Pulmonary Hypertension

Posted by Anonymous
...Is there anyone that has Pulmonary Hpertension,and is being treated for it, and also HIV? I am just curious to see if I am alone or does this afflict anyone else! Read more »

I have just found out my husband is HIV +

Posted by jayne, 10 Replies
...Tuesday My husband was taken into hospital with pneumonia. They couldn't get his temperature down...so changed antibioctics...his lung was drained twice...(pleural effusion), he had lost so much weight almost overnight. They tested him for hiv on... Read more »

Fluid in the Lungs

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello. I just came back from my doctor and he told me that I have fluid in my lungs. I received a hand job from a professional lady about 7 weeks ago. She spit in the tip of my penis and finished me off. I also Read more »

Raspy lungs a sign of ARS????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm still having ARS Symptoms including raspy lungs, cough and dry mouth. I'm to the point I can't sleep at night!!! Are these associates with ARS??? It will be 2 weeks tomorrow Read more »