How Soon Dry Cough Develops In Newly Hiv Positive Person

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

HIV+ Person Coughing

I was in a car talking with an HIV+ person, we both sit in the front, all windows closed. During conversations, he coughed on me at least 3 times. At first I didn't think anything about it. But now I am being paranoid because if his cough...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,If HIV were spread by coughing, it would have wiped out the entire planet long ago.What should you do? That's easy. Stop worrying.Dr. Bob Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? Can I get HIV from mosquitoes? Can I get HIV while playing sports? Has HIV been... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...weeks. Measles, Mumps and Rubella: These are three diseases caused by viruses. They are very contagious and can be spread by coughing or sneezing. Children are normally vaccinated against these diseases with an "MMR" shot. The vaccine... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...transmitted by a mosquito bite, by sharing a drinking glass with someone with AIDS, by being around someone with AIDS who was coughing, by hugging or kissing someone with AIDS, and so on. See Fact Sheet 150 for current information on how HIV is... Read more »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

...disease. People with active TB disease may develop symptoms including: Cough lasting more than 2-3 weeks Coughing up sputum (phlegm) or blood Chest pain Fever or chills Night sweats Fatigue (unusual tiredness) Loss of appetite ... Read more »