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Is Dry Cough A Symptom Of HIV

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dry cough

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can anydody remember having a dry cough with ars so bad that you had to leave the room because of coughing so bad 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 »

Have a dry cough

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
ARGG!!!!! I can't believe this, went into work again this weekend and starting having funny feeling in my throat. Dry unproductive cough and raspy voice. I have calmed down, why this? lol I am SUCH a spaz. Isn't dry cough a symptom? It has been... Read more »

Dry skin and HIV?!??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Was just diagnosised. But am taking things with a positive outlook. Just wondered... female, 26 my skin has gotten SOOOOO dry and itchy, also have dandruff never has been this bad before. Summer heat, or something more? I haven't started any meds... Read more »

Desperate.dry mouth,dry eyes,peripheral neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
have been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »
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Dry cough and ARS

I have read that during ARS, people can get dry cough. Does this dry cough occur all day or only come up at night? Thanks....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I do not have an answer to your specific question. The literature does not identify any significance in the time of day of a cough.Trying to determine your HIV status based on symptoms you are experiencing is unwise, anxiety provoking, and... Read more »

Dry Cough

My Husband was diagnosed wit HIV and his CD4 is very low it ws 19 problem he's been coughing before he started medication and the doctor offered him a cough syrup and TB test was done and came negative now he started taking his treatment a week...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Persistent cough with sweats in HIV patient with low CD4 count merits careful monitoring and evaluation. Chest X-ray (or CT scan), indiced sputum (looking for TB, penumocystis or other infection), blood oxygen level, careful examination and history,... Read more »

Dry cough

Good dayDr.FranscinoIm L from South Africa I have a bit of a problem that is kinda worrying me...had flu about a week ago...had unprecedented sex with my girlfriend....then about a week later went to my doctor took a Hiv test results came back as...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI think you mean you had unprotected sex with your girlfriend or it could have been unprecendented!When you have unprotected sex you put yourself at risk for all of the sexually transmitted infections that are out there. The symptoms you... Read more »

Dry Cough

Dr. Frascino,My partner is HIV+ and has been for a little over a year and has never taken any medication since he has healthy numbers CD4 650 and VL 45K. He has a HORRIBLE dry cough that has occurred for the past 2+ months and is only getting...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Coughing in Chicago,So every time your partner lies down in bed next to you, he starts violently coughing, choking, his eyes water, and he can't breath??? Hmmm, the answer is obvious: He's allergic to you. No? Oh, OK, let's see... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal and Dry Sex in Commercial Sex Work, and Relation to Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV in Meru, Kenya

The aim of the current study was to examine the practice of anal and dry sex within a cohort of female sex workers (FSWs) in Meru, Kenya. A survey was conducted among FSWs: 147 participants were randomly sampled from an existing cohort of... Read more »
TheBody.com

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 HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

Symptoms and Quality of Life What Symptoms Do Women Experience? A Systems Approach Self-Assessment and Self-Care Symptom Screening and Management Summary Selected Sources Symptoms occur across the trajectory of HIV disease and can... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Screening HIV-Positive Patients for TB in Resource-Poor Settings

The "[a]bsence of all of current cough, fever, night sweats, and weight loss can identify a subset of people living with HIV who have a very low probability of having TB disease," write the authors of a PLoS Medicine study that used individual... Read more »