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Shortness Of Breath And Hiv

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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 related or not. For a while now I have been getting a sort of shortness of breath, not so bad I cant breath but sort of as my though my neck is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is for persons with HIV (or their docs) to ask specific questions about the side effects of HIV treatment or symptoms related to HIV/AIDS. Your symptoms would unlikely be related to HIV infection per se. You should discuss with your... Read more »

Pneumonia, weight loss, shortness of breathe

My mom is 44 years old and was recently diagnosed with HIV two weeks ago which was January 2011.... Read more »

Bloadet in the evening and short of breath

Hey, i am HIV + since 91 and on med for the last 7 yearsnow i am on Sustiva, Videx, Ziagen and... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Short-Term Marijuana Use Does Not Accelerate HIV Infection, Hinder Antiretroviral Treatment, Study Says

Short-term use of marijuana or cannabinoid capsules does not accelerate HIV infection by lowering CD4 T-cell counts or increasing viral loads and does not hinder treatment with protease inhibitors, according to a study published in the Aug. 19 issue... Read more »
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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 »

Short Term Health Insurance for HIV+ Persons

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi I am Jack,
My partner has HIV, just found out recently. He was without health insurance, until he sign up through the www.emporiumshopper.com sight for insurance. They work well with guys such as Ron and I. I wanted to share my story with the... Read more »

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 »