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Hiv Chest Infection

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum,
Ask the Experts

Tender Chest; is this a thoracic lymph node; is it the HIV infection?

I'm HIV+ and not yet on HAART. CD4+ 600 VL 32000. For the last 6 months I have been feeling a tenderness where my lower ribs meet in the center of my chest. I asked my doctor about it, and he didn't seem particularly concerned.Do you think I...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...pain is musculoskeletal in nature. If your pain persists, it may pay to image it with some type of scan. Is this related to HIV or to thoracic lymph glands? Probably not, but anything is posssible. The issue is whether or not your tenderness... Read more »

HIV Duo test - reliable or not?

Dear Dr. Bob,hello from London town.Firstly - great website! Secondly - apologies if this has already been answered in the archives.I had sex with a sex worker in Cape Town, including a couple of minutes protected (as far as I remember!) penetrative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms generally manifest themselves at two to three weeks after primary HIV infection. An isolated "chest infection" at six weeks is not consistent with HIV ARS.3.I'd recommend both!Thanks for your donation to The... Read more »

hiv related chest pain

why do patients with hiv sufer from chest pains
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Patients with HIV can get chest pain from many of the same causes as the general populations (such as angina/heart pain, esophageal pain, chest Read more »

Questions Regarding Persistent Chest Infections

Dear Dr Robert, Thanks for all your work.I am 42 years old and since the age of 7 have had asthma and frequent chest infections. Sometimes up to 2 or 3 a year. I have also had years where mylungs were well behaved and caused no problems.However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...inhalers has been linked to sudden asthma deaths. You are at considerable risk!Whether your increased symptoms are linked to your HIV disease, I can't say over the Internet, from the limited information provided. Whatever the cause, you need help... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Medicine Chest: HCV/HIV Co-Infection Therapy

...How's your liver? Did you know that about one-third of HIV-positive people are also positive for hepatitis C? Many of the co-infected individuals don't know that there are treatments now 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Cardiovascular Disease

... HIV and Cardiovascular Disease Why Should People With HIV Care About CVD? What Causes CVD? How Do We Measure CVD Risk? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...This Checklist Routine Laboratory Tests Special Laboratory Tests Vaccinations About This Checklist People with HIV should have some laboratory tests and vaccinations on a regular basis. You might want to keep your own file of... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

sensible advice needed urgently.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...after 1month?,for sure. actually i had it at 6 months,twice!.both neg. i also had six months.because now just after a chest infection,im getting hi fever!?delayed seroconversion?,......please help? worried,should i retest after the fever... Read more »

Living in China with HIV/AIDS

Posted by geekboy75
...This is a shot in the dark but here goes. I am living in Beijing, China and my partner was recently diagnosed HIV positive. CD4 count is hovering around 200. Is there anyone out there who's living with HIV in China (or with an infected partner)? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...1 at 5 months 3 weekds and a few days. my problem is i am experincing symtoms headaches sweats dermatitis diarriaha follicus chest infections am i in the clear my fiance is exparining some of the same? Read more »