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If I Have Ars Will I Have Bronchitis

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Chronic Bronchitis

I have read in many places that chronic bronchitis is associated with a weakened immune system. Knowing that bronchitis is common with cold weather, I was curious if it is associated with ARS or does your immune system have to greatly weakend to see...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It is not correct that chronic bronchitis is indicative of a weakened immune system, and it is not related to ARS.... Read more »

Symptoms of ARS?

About 6 weeks ago, I had a possible exposure - deep kissing, protected receptive anal sex for... Read more »

infrctions/sinusitis/bronchitis

I have had a sisnus and bronchitis for over a month, I am taking Atripla, I have been pos for 20... Read more »
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HELP--Early ARS Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm a married mother of 3. Last weekend had unprotected sex (no ejaculation) as a one night stand. 3 days later had a yeast infection, sore throat and cough. My husband got a bronchial infection 2 days after that. 5 days post exposure have an... Read more »

ARS and loss of body mass

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

During Acute stage, I know they talk about weight loss in some and was wondering if it referred to unexplained loss of body mass in some persons. Loss of fat or muscle in an individual.

Thanks Read more »

ARS Timescales..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi just a quick question - is it possible to seroconvert within 5 days of possible exposure? Thanks Read more »

ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »