Respiratory System And Aids
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University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineThere is some evidence that there is an increased risk of pulmonary hypertension (but not COPD) in people with HIV. Even if that association proves to be correct, there is no clear means by which HIV itself causes pulmonary hypertension, so I... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineRecurrent pneumonias can be due to HIV infection. Some HIV patients do have more frequent and severe upper respiratory/sinus infections. HIV pxs doing well on treatment generally have flu, colds at a roughly similar rate and level of symptoms... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineAn evaluation of your lungs for pneumonia/PCP would be advisable. If no evidence for PCP then prophylaxis is recommended. If your CD4 count doesn't rebound quickly (which can happen after acute HIV infection) then you may be a fast progressor... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections). So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu.
The immune systems are described below... Read more »
Posted by kinzie1, 2 RepliesHi,
I do not have hiv or aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I
live in Arizona. I was wondering if anybody has heard about mangosteen juice a new
product that is doing amazing things as an Immune System Booster. I also... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 1 ReplyDid anyone know this was going on? How is our privacy guaranteed?
HIV Tracking System May Be Scrapped
California uses codes instead of names to protect patient privacy, but even some former supporters say coding is too cumbersome.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello everyone
I believe I have been infected with Hiv. I havnt been tested yet but I have many of the symptoms associated with ARS
The source of my possible infection had a confirmed std but tested negative for Hiv at 3-4 months. Is it possible that... Read more »
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