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Hiv Coughing

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HIV and acute cough

She has HIV with CD4 count less than 120,but with acute persistant cough.She tested negative for TB but the cough can just stop.I have given her some cough syrup but it still persist. Do i treat for latent TB?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...to consider bronchoscopy too.Since there are so many different things in addition to TB that can cause cough in persons with AIDS (PCP, bacterial pneumonia, viral pneumonia, tumor), I would defer on the issue of treatment of latent TB until more... Read more »

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