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Paranoid Common Cold Hiv

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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...Symptoms usually increase as anemia gets worse. Symptoms include: Severe fatigue (tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression Anemia and HIV Anemia has always been a problem for HIV-positive people. Although the rate of serious anemia has...
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HIV and the common cold

My partner has been HIV positive for about 2 years now. Recently he caught a cold, his first since being diagnosed. He is concerned that it took longer for him to get over this cold than it has in the past. Is this normal or something to be...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hi and thanks for your post.In general, HIV+ persons don't have worsened frequency or severity of symptoms from the common cold. It's important to recongnize that among the many viral causes of "colds", some cause more or less severe... Read more »

Cold Weather and Hiv/Aids?

Hi, I'm 37 Hiv+ 6 Years. Never been sick from Hiv. On Meds, and Great lab results except high Tryglycerides.My partner is 34 Hiv+ 5 years. Has been down to 49 T Cells and Fungus bacteria in his lungs. His t Cells now are around 800 and is realitvity...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...As a long-term Coloradoan and HIV treater, I can say that cold weather has not seemed to cause any unusual problems among our many patients. (It is cold here in the Winter, though not as cold Read more »

re: please read this and tell me I have HIV.........

Hi Dr BobI first want to thank you for awnsering my original question and that if I do test negative on friday I will send you 1000 dollars. Also I was very sorry to hear about your brother. You are amazing and will get through it.I just have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Thanks for your condolences.To respond to your two specific questions:1.There are many types of HIV-associated neuropathies. One type can be seen as early as the acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) that occurs several weeks after Read more »

can a flu, common cold, sore throat mislead hiv test?

hi there,is it possible that a flu, common cold, and sore throat throw off an hiv test? If a person had all aboce within 70 days prior to an HIV test, can it be mislead? also how about chicken pox and phumonia within 4 years prior to an hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Common colds, flues, sore throats, or past bouts of chicken pox and "phumonia" (or pneumonia either) will not affect (or mislead) an HIV Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines Experimental Procedure Modifying Cold Virus to Deliver HIV/AIDS Vaccine

...School and the Dutch biotechnology company Crucell that might deliver experimental HIV/AIDS vaccines using a modified common cold virus. NIH and Merck have developed two experimental AIDS vaccines, currently in trials, that attempt to use... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...perfectly well-rested. It can make you break out into rashes, elevate your heart rate or cause you to wake up at night drenched in a cold sweat. In short, your mind can convince you that you have HIV when you don't. This can happen for any... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...and abdominal pain Unexplained tiredness Shortness of breath Rapid breathing Enlarged or tender liver Cold or blue hands and feet Abnormal heart beat Weight loss It's important to get in touch with your health... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...medication experiences joint or muscle pain and weakness, trouble breathing, stomach pain with nausea or vomiting, feeling of cold (especially in the arms and legs), dizziness, fast or irregular heartbeat, yellowing of skin, dark-colored urine,... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers. The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal sex. Next... Read more »

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Posted by johnson39595
...Does tongue tasting weird or feeling cold breathing in have to do with hiv? I am worried so much. Read more »

No common cold in 5-7 years ?

Posted by squanderer, 2 Replies
...I used to get colds that lasted days and weeks more than 6 years ago. However, in the last 6 years I haven't had much of a cold, and when I feel Read more »

Post nasal drip??..paranoid

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...symptoms"...so yes...I know that. Basicly Im just looking for some info. Symptoms (if a person ever does have them) of early HIV infection can vary by degree, and by person. But one I ran accross was post nasal drip??!!! For the past week or... Read more »