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Is Bronchitis An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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Ziagen

...100,000 copies/mL, as well as in persons at higher risk for cardiovascular disease." The manufacturer recommends that people with symptoms of acute respiratory disease consider HSR even if another diagnosis such as pneumonia, bronchitis, or flu is possible. Do not use a skin patch test to confirm HSR. Check with your doctor if you have any side effects after taking this medicine -- don't just stop! Dose adjustment needed in people with...
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Dr Bob I won the CVID lotto! Did I win HIV lotto too? I think you were wrong this time! HELP

Dr Bob,I recently wrote you...I was the heterosexual with the bad virus/bacterial infection FOR 7 days in the ER that they could not diagnose...no IV drugs, no homosexual encounters...my illness was 3 1/2 years ago. Now my neuropathy is back. Well I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is a disease characterized by low gammaglobulin levels that lead to severe recurrent bacterial infections, such as pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis, ear infections, etc. Treatment involves antibiotics and periodic intravenous infusions of... 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
Hello,1. No.2. Extremely unlikely.3. No.4. No.5. No.6. No.7. No.8. Sorry, I can't diagnose the cause of your very common nonspecific symptoms over the internet. What I can do with great certainty is advise what's not causing your problems: It's not... 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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »