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HIV and Pulmonary hypertension

Hi, I am 47 y.o., male and I was recently diagnosed with Serious Pulmonary Hypertension. I am poz since 2002 (controlled infection, negative viral load, on Combivir and Stocrin since 2002).The dyspnea on effort symptoms started a few months ago.I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Many people have developed pulmonary hypertension without HIV infection or HIV meds, and in people with HIV infection, without meds. So likely not to be associated with HIV meds specifically. Read more »

P.A.H. (Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension) and HIV

Why is no one addressing P.A.H. and its connection to HIV/AIDS infection. I was dignosed with... Read more »

HIV and Pulmonary Hypertension

I have HIV and Hep B and I was just recently diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension with the... Read more »
Articles
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Abstracts: Clinical Presentation of Pulmonary Mycetoma in HIV-Infected Patients

... Study Objective: Although pulmonary mycetoma has been well described in immunocompetent hosts, the only description in HIV-infected patients has been of 10 patients from our institution, from 1992 to 1995. To further investigate the impact of... Read more »
Project Inform

Pulmonary Hypertension and HIV

... Table of Contents Symptoms of Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Hypertension and HIV Treatment for Pulmonary Hypertension People living with HIV have long had enough to worry about from the most common opportunistic Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smoking Tied to Lung Cancer in Women With HIV

... A new study finds HIV-positive women and those at risk of acquiring the virus are more likely to develop lung cancer compared to women in the general Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines an HIV-positive person with a CD4 cell count of 200 or less as having AIDS. The CDC has also developed a list of more than 20 opportunistic Read more »
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HIV and Pulmonary Hypertension

Posted by Anonymous
...Is there anyone that has Pulmonary Hpertension,and is being treated for it, and also HIV? I am just curious to see if I am alone or does this afflict anyone else! Read more »

Smoking cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...medical complications, such as: *bacterial pneumonia *HIV related pulmonary emphysema * hairy leukoplakia *oral candidiasis *AIDS dementia Smoking cessation is highly recemmended for people with HIV, particularly if t cell count is below 200. ... Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, Read more »