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Sinus Infections In Hiv Patients

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sinus infections

Hi! I've been hiv positive for 18 years. My VL is 480 and my Hiv is less than 50.It just seems like I get alot of sinus infections over the years. At least 4- 5 times a year.Is there anything I could be eating or doing different not to get them....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Sinus problems including infectons are common in the general population and perhaps more common in HIV+ persons. There often is no Read more »


Does sinusitis occur in HIV infected patients within 3 months of infection?Please kindly reply... Read more »


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An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...infection, itchy rash, loss of appetite, muscle pain and weakness, pain and tingling in the hands and feet, nausea, nervousness, sinus problems, skin warts, stomach pain, swollen glands, trouble sleeping and weight loss. Individuals should tell a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...about a 50/50 chance of staying healthy for 6 to 9 years. At first, researchers believed that early treatment might allow a patient to stop taking ART after a period of controlling HIV. However, newer reports indicate that this is probably not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine Use, Sexual Activity, Patient-Provider Communication, and Medication Adherence Among HIV-Infected Patients in Care, San Francisco, 2004-2006

...University of California-San Francisco outpatient HIV clinics: Moffitt Hospital (Moffitt), serving primarily privately insured patients, and San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH), a county hospital serving primarily patients who are uninsured or... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older people (age 50 and over). While most newHIV infections are still in younger people, people 50 and older are also beinginfected. Older Women: An Overlooked Group ... Read more »
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Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

Persistent Sinusitis

Posted by PozitivelyFit, 4 Replies
...anyone else can help, or, has been in my situation and what they have done. For the past 6 years or so, I keep getting constant sinusitis, which gets successfully treated with antibiotics, but then recurs every 2-3 months. This happens despite... Read more »

ARS Patient cases

Posted by Anonymous
...woman was admitted to the hospital for evaluation of pneumonia. Three weeks earlier, she had suddenly developed a sore throat, sinus congestion, and temperatures to 40C. She was treated empirically for sinusitis with clarithromycin and... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My earlier posts are titled the same. In addition to the fever, I now have mild rashes over my face. They burn, as when one has just had a shave and applies lotion. They have continued to burn for last 2 days. What kind of rashes are associated... Read more »