If You Have Hiv Will A Common Cold Make You Even More Sick
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Actually you are certainly not the only one wondering if Toto or Miss Kitty could be at risk. In fact we have an entire chapter in the archives of this forum devoted to animal HIV transmission. I'll reprint below some information from those... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,From what you've told me, I'd say your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. That your pro had a common cold does not increase your risk of acquiring HIV. For your degree of risk, most specialists wouldn't even recommend testing.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,"Counterincicative?!?!" What the hell is that?Listen up, Betty Crocker. The only thing you are cooking up is a nutty fruitcake. I agree with your assessment of the situation: ". . . I'm still paranoid." You have... Read more »
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Posted by squanderer, 2 RepliesI used to get colds that lasted days and weeks more than 6 years ago. However, in the last 6 years I haven't had much of a cold, and when I feel a bad cold coming on the next day its gone. I am wondering if any HIV positives have experieced this... Read more »
Posted by Anonym, 2 RepliesIs a constant cold (sneezing, runny nose, etc) a sign that you are close or even at at the point of full blown aids or a substantial decrease in your t-cell count. Are constant cold typcial in HIV pos individuals? Read more »
Posted by kdman, 2 RepliesHey all,
I've been reading these boards and Dr Bob's Q&A's over the past month and a bit... and it's helped as well as disheartened at the same time.
I've been a textbook "Worried Well" over the past several weeks. I hope to believe that severe... Read more »
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