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Is Dry Cough A Sign Of HIV

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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.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...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 »

Are these signs?

My symptoms are a little tired during the summer. Red and pink eyes. Dry cough during night time... 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 »
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The Well Project

Pneumonias

... Pneumonia and HIV HIV-positive people are more vulnerable to pneumonias of all kinds and certain pneumonias lead to an AIDS diagnosis, such as PCP, recurrent bacterial pneumonia and active TB . Pneumocystis carinii (or jiroveci )... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pentamidine

...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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

...cancer patients with weakened immune systems. In 1985 a small study showed that these drugs would also prevent PCP in people with AIDS. The drugs used to treat PCP include TMP/SMX, dapsone, pentamidine, and atovaquone. TMP/SMX (Bactrim or... Read more »
The Body

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 advanced Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...Hi; I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 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 »

Raspy lungs a sign of ARS????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm still having ARS Symptoms including raspy lungs, cough and dry mouth. I'm to the point I can't sleep at night!!! Are these associates with ARS??? It will be 2 weeks tomorrow for possible Read more »

Sinus infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a dry cough and when i coudhed up saliva, it was light yellow, and my nose is clogged up everynight to, is this in anyway linked to HIV ? Read more »