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What To Do When You Get A Cold With Hiv

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Many colds before HIV..in years after, not one: hyperactivated immune system?

Before HIV 2 1/2 years ago, I had 3 to 4 colds a year for many years and usually with bronchitis. In the 2 1/2 years since HIV, I have not had even one cold,though I have had HIV like symptoms. My CD4 percent is 40 and total 880, B cells/CD19's...
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
I am not aware of this being well documented in the medical literature.... Read more »

Cold and HIV

I have been testing positive for HIV just at the beginning of this year. I am not on meds and my... Read more »

COLDS AND HIV

my t cells are 590 and viral load undetectable i take kaleetra,viread and combivir..but when i... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines Experimental Procedure Modifying Cold Virus to Deliver HIV/AIDS Vaccine

The Wall Street Journal on Monday examined a procedure developed by a research team from Harvard Medical School and the Dutch biotechnology company Crucell that might deliver experimental HIV/AIDS vaccines using a modified common cold virus. NIH... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Russia's "No Methadone" Method Fails to Curb HIV

Bloomberg News : Russia's Cold Turkey Fails to Stem HIV Among Drug Users "Yekaterinburg, the Siberian city where drug users used to be handcuffed to their beds to help them quit, exemplifies Russia's efforts to stamp out the habit in a nation that... Read more »
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Starting HIV Treatment to Replace Bad Memories With Good Ones

Nombeko Cynthia Mpongo It was 16th August 2006, on a very cold Wednesday. I had to write down the names of my own pills in my folder, as I was experiencing the lack of human resource in our country. My meds were d4T, 3TC and stocrin (efivarenz).... Read more »
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Day One With HIV: "24 Years Later, I'm Here!"

Robert Toth The day was dark, drizzly and dreary. A cold October day. Settling into the waiting room at the Public Health Center under the nom de plume "George Bush," I was somewhat nervous. Two previous HIV tests had come back negative. I'd... Read more »
Connect With Others

Sore Throat And Colds Have Nothing To Do With HIV!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Check this out:

http://www.hopkins-aids.edu/forum/view_question.html?section_id=61&id=48209&category_id=0

The doctor says that neither the frequency of, nor susceptibility to common colds (including sore throat symptoms) is different in HIV+... Read more »

Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
Hello,
I recently had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers.
The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal... Read more »

How long does HIV survive in cold water?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
So i was playing basketball, and i drank from this random guy's water bottle( cold water). What are the chances of catching any sort of HIV? Read more »

cold sores....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all,Iam unaware of my hiv status, about 3 months ago(while under alot of stress) i got tiny white bumps on my upper lip and some in the corner of my mouth, I thought that it might of been cold sores, but 3 months later they haveint grown,they... Read more »