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Is Shortness Of Breath A Symptom Of Hiv

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General Mid-day fatigue & shortness of breath

I am 15 years HIV+, relatively asymptomatic, except for Shingles in 95. Tcell range is 225 - 260, steady there for over two years, viral load undetectable, currently on Saquinivir, AZT, 3TC, and Septra (3X per week,) and have been for two years. I...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThank you for your detailed clinical summary (and for your candor). Returning to work after even a brief absence due to medical challenges can produce major anxiety. Prior to the era of the "combination therapy cocktails", returning... Read more »

Alcohol/Shortness of breath?

I am asking this question in either a HIV or non HIV setting as I dont know if this is actually HIV... Read more »

Sort of shortness of breath - lower body though?

I am going through a bit of a carry on with my doc at the moment with regard to what I could only... Read more »
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could short illness be a symptom of HIV

Posted by Anonymous
i have been sick for a yr with all kinds of symptoms that i mentioned in my previous post, and those symptoms continue and another thing that i have noticed is that if i get sick forsay a cold or flu like symptoms, they last for only a short while,... Read more »

Unprotected vaginal in NYC..lots of symptoms..help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Thanks for looking I know this is long winded but wanted to be specific. Here goes: 7 weeks ago had drunken insertive unprotected vaginal sex with a aquatinance of a friend. Exactly ten days later came down with a sudden off and on flu for a couple... Read more »

Shortness of breath

Posted by garret99
Hello everyone. I would like to know if there is anyone out there that is using stochrine,epivir and tenofovir.....my doc removed one of my meds and replaced it with the epivir. After 3 months my cd4 count went from 155 to 260 and my viral load was... Read more »

Shortness of Breath

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've somtimes been getting what I like to think are "panic attacks." I am 17 years old. I can't seem to breathe normal, and I just feel like I am short of breath. It happened to me once right before my drivers license test, but usually I'll get... Read more »