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Is Bronchitis A Sign Of HIV

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AIDS Defining Conditions

...duration) Cytomegalovirus disease (other than liver, spleen, or nodes) Cytomegalovirus retinitis (with loss of vision Encephalopathy, HIV-related Herpes simplex: chronic ulcer(s) (greater than 1 month's duration); or bronchitis, pneumonitis, or esophagitis Histoplasmosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary Isosporiasis, chronic intestinal (greater than 1 month's duration) Kaposi's sarcoma Lymphoma, Burkitt's (or equivalent term) ...
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HIV and Hyoggonadism....related??

Dr. Bob,Thanks for hosting such an informative site. A donation is on the way. A few months ago I had an encounter with a person of unknown HIV status. I have also, since then had bronchitis (along with a few other co-workers too though) and just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confirmed to be HIV-positive.Hopefully by reading the archives and the information in the other forum, you'll be reassured that "bronchitis and hypogonadism" are not, in and of themselves, indicative of HIV disease. This should significantly... Read more »

Can I have hiv that hiv test not picking up

It has been 21 months since my encounter I have had 7 hiv test 4 rapid and 3 blood drawn and the last was labcor HIV 1/0/2 all negative I am still having symptoms headaches, growling stomach, pin symptoms, heel pain, dry mouth, ashey skin, anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nonspecific symptoms over the internet. What I can do with great certainty is advise what's not causing your problems: It's not HIV!Dr. Bob Read more »

Sinusitus a Sign of HIV??? And do doctors try to treat you without you knowing??

I came down with a sinus infection on February 16th and I thought it went away but it has returned this past weekend, this time with swollen glands in my neck. The doctor did blood tests and throat culture, but there was no mono or strep. Im...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a broad-spectrum antibiotic used in the treatment of a whole range of infections, including recurrent sinusitis, pneumonia, bronchitis and yes, MAC (Mycobacterium Avium Complex), an opportunistic infection seen in AIDS. To make the quantum leap... Read more »

Am I Developing Drug Resistance?

Dear Dr. Sherer,How can I tell the difference between symptoms when experiencing an illness which might drag on for a few weeks (like a nagging cold, flu, or bronchitis which is often accompanied by body aches and high fever) or if I am developing...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...likely in your situation is the occurrence of a viral upper respiratory infection, i.e. a nagging cold or flu, with or without bronchitis or fever. People with HIV will suffer the same seasonal infections that are common in the general... Read more »
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a few questions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would thrush show up 6 months after possible infection? Would bronchitis be a sign of HIV 2 months after possible infection Is a rash almost always visible in HIV infection? Are kidney problems prevelant Read more »

Bronchitis

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...Hi to my family of friends... GAWD, I have been down a week with bronchitis..ug! I just started meds for it, ( I was in denial, thought it was "just" a cold) And of course I went back to thinking..do Read more »

Dying of anxiety

Posted by hello1234, 1 Reply
...to clear it up. I've also in the past few days had what felt like a very severe cold...went to the doctor and was told I had acute bronchitis and a sinus infection, and have been on antibiotics for three days so far, which has cleared it up... Read more »

Bronchitis and Sinuses

Posted by Anonymous
...I have read in several places that Sinus infections and Bronchitis is prevelant in HIV+ people. Does anyone have any idea when this would occur? Read more »