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Is Bronchitis An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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AIDS Defining Conditions

... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines an HIV-positive person with a CD4 cell count of 200 or less as having AIDS. The CDC has also developed a list of more than 20 opportunistic infections (OIs) that are considered AIDS-defining conditions (see below). If you have
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is it primary hiv? please an answer. it is 4th time

hello doctor,firstof all sorry for my englishbefore eight months I went with a prostitute . i wore condom , which i checked at the end of sex.14 days later a Sunday. I got up to 38 fever (axilla temp), I got a ponstan( like advil) and I was fine.no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you experienced, are quite common, and can be caused by both viruses or bacteria. This type of symptom is not suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).Condom-protected sex is indeed "protected," assuming the latex condom was used... Read more »

Second Donation. Thank you Doctor.

I have posted a previous question back in April and I have sent my donation. I have another question and I can't seem to find a clear response anywhere "second donation will be sent".On December 24th I had a sexual encounter with another man where...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Fingering is not considered a risk for HIV transmission, assuming the skin on the fingering finger is intact. Unprotected insertive oral sex carries only a very slight Read more »

I need your expert opinion, please!!!

Hello doc,I've spent numerous hours on this website reading various posts. The work you are doing here is outstanding and a great service to society. How can I donate via CC to your foundation?Approximately 2.5 months ago, I recieved an erotic...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Johnny,A rub-and-tug (massage with happy ending) is not considered an HIV risk.Symptoms that begin "a couple days" after a potential HIV exposure would not be related to HIV transmission. The symptoms Read more »

viral infections

my husband came down with a viral bronchitis.does that mean that his viral load went high ,and his body is not strong enough to fight infections,what can happen as a result of being hiv possitive and having a viral bronchitis.can it become pcp, how...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...You don't indicate what his CD4 count is or whether he is on HIV meds or not. Sometimes the HIV viral load can increase with other ongoing infections. A viral bronchitis is not PCP. People are Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Marijuana

... What Is Marijuana? Why Do People With HIV Use Marijuana? How Is Marijuana Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? How Do Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
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Bronchitis

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...just started meds for it, ( I was in denial, thought it was "just" a cold) And of course I went back to thinking..do I have HIV? It will be a year in December since the last exposure..January for the second. Do you think I am overreacting? I was... 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 »

scared

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...hello all. my name is thomas. i am hiv poz. been poz for 3 years now. i met a girl who knows my status. we were having sex, protected, but when i finished we realized Read more »

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 after 6 months Read more »