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Is Dry Cough A Sign Of AIDS

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hiv/aids coughing up blood

I was diagnosed 13 yrs ago with AIDS, I am currently undectectable, however, I have had a very long on going problem with spitting up blood...what can be causing this?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Thanks for your post.There's a wide range of things that can cause hemoptysis (coughing up blood) or hemetemesis (vomiting blood). While some aren't very significant (like bronchitis), others can be very serious Read more »

HIV and acute cough

She has HIV with CD4 count less than 120,but with acute persistant cough.She tested negative for TB... Read more »

Hiv, fatigue, and...*cough*insanity?*cough*

Hey Dr. Bob!Thanks for inviting me over to this forum - I'm still cackling over that letter from... Read more »
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The Well Project

Pneumonias

...of a lung. Pneumonia often requires hospitalization and can even lead to death. Symptoms: Shortness of breath (dyspnea) Cough with sputum (materials such as mucus and pus that are coughed up from the lungs) Dry cough Fatigue Fever ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

... Why Are There so Many AIDS Myths? Myths About "Catching" HIV Myths About a Cure AIDS Is a Death Sentence The Government Developed AIDS to Reduce Minority Populations Myths About Read more »
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Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

...weaker, lose a lot of weight, and are likely to get PCP again. The first signs of PCP are difficulty breathing, fever, and a dry cough. Anyone with these symptoms should see a health care provider immediately . However, everyone with CD4 counts... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...back pain(upper back) and neck( spine and muscles) pain since last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my... Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...http://img293.imageshack.us/img293/5470/img1305jk9.jpg My questions are as follow. Is it possible to have skin conditions associated with HIV as I described within this time frame (1 year 8 months)? Is it possible that this could be molluscum... Read more »

Dry COugh

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOW SEVERE IS THE DRY COUGH WITH HIV AT EACH STAGE ? WHAT ARE CAUSES OF A DRY COUGH ? Read more »

PCP could it be part of AVS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can you get PCP as a first sign? I've been sick and under a lot of stress for the past 4 weeks. I've devopled a dry cough plus a lot of other symptoms, was wondering is PCP could be a first symptom too? thanks for responding Read more »