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Is Dry Cough An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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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

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 »

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 »

Insertive Oralisterine Sex, Dry Cough, Chest Pains (LISTERINE 2010)

Dear Dr Bob, I only ask this question as I am genuinely unable to find the answer to it in the archives. The closest question to my question is the one titled "Oral Sex with Listerine" dated November 8, 2005 in the Oral Sex forum, which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried in Singapore,Another Listerine question??? What's up with that? (See below.)Listerine or no Listerine, the HIV-transmission risk from unprotected insertive oral sex with a naughty lady from Shady Lane is extremely low.You are... Read more »
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Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
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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 1 month back. The 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 »

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 »

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 »