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Shortness Of Breath And Hiv

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Lypodystrophy---New med -----TESMORLIN

Tesmorlin---new med in trail for lypodstrophy----have you heard about it?...where can I keep track of this and when the med is approved by the FDA? I am so discusted by the way my abdomen looks and feels!!!! It has gottem to the pont where at...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...hormone releasing factor so I am familiar with the product and results of studies to date. The drug is not approved for use in HIV+ patients in the US. It has to be injected, is likely to be very expensive, and the effects wane when stopped. ... 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 »

Continous Cough

Dear Dr, I have been having this continous cough for two months now. I started off in November and... Read more »
The Well Project


...both lungs, one lung, or one part of a lung. Pneumonia often requires hospitalization and can even lead to death. Symptoms: Shortness of breath (dyspnea) Cough with sputum (materials such as mucus and pus that are coughed up from the lungs)... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...for indigestion. For some people, the first sign of heart disease is a heart attack. Symptoms of a heart attack include: Shortness of breath Heart palpitations (irregular beats) Increased heart rate Weakness Dizziness Nausea/vomiting ... Read more »
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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...The symptoms of lactic acidosis include: Persistent nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain Unexplained tiredness Shortness of breath Rapid breathing Enlarged or tender liver Cold or blue hands and feet Abnormal... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...dangerous condition calledlactic acidosis. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain; feelingvery weak and tired; and shortness of breath. Be sure your health care provider is ordering regular lab tests to monitoryou for metabolic... Read more »
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Just plain Tired!!!

Posted by LadyK26, 1 Reply
...I got sick to my stomach and had severe body aches to the point where I went to the doctor. I started sweating at night and shortness of breath. I tested negative for STDs and HIV but I was still in my window period. I was also treated for a... Read more »

Shortness of breath

Posted by garret99
...count went from 155 to 260 and my viral load was undetectable. Everything has been great up until about 2 weeks ago, i developed shortness of breath, well i live in thailand and my doctor seems a bit aloof....he took a chest xray and all normal... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...infection, how is the night sweats. i notice that the night sweats i have always accompany with uncomfortable heart. i feel like short of this HIV infection. i have passed the 13 weeks elisa test. I've got slight Read more »

Headaches and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...times a day, but i feel like I am getting them more and more often. But they are severe, and leave me feeling weak and almost breathless. I never had severe headache pain prior to this before. Another thing, last year about this time, I was... Read more »