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What To Do When You Get A Cold With Hiv

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COLDS AND HIV

my t cells are 590 and viral load undetectable i take kaleetra,viread and combivir..but when i catch a cold it drags me down for weeks and makes me feel totally drained and very tired my question is are colds harder on people with ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There seems to be a wide range of recovery from cold type illnesses in both the general population and persons with HIV. Most of my HIV infected patietns doing well on therapy seem 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 »

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.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...School and the Dutch biotechnology company Crucell that might deliver experimental HIV/AIDS vaccines using a modified common cold virus. NIH and Merck have developed two experimental AIDS vaccines, currently in trials, that attempt to use... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...perfectly well-rested. It can make you break out into rashes, elevate your heart rate or cause you to wake up at night drenched in a cold sweat. In short, your mind can convince you that you have HIV when you don't. This can happen for any... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression Anemia and... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or people think they have a cold or the flu. The only way to know for sure if you are infected is to take an HIV test. Do I Need to Get... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...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 sex. Next... Read more »

Sore Throat And Colds Have Nothing To Do With HIV!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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+ people. Apart from... Read more »

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Posted by johnson39595
...Does tongue tasting weird or feeling cold breathing in have to do with hiv? I am worried so much. Read more »

Common Cold?

Posted by Anonym, 2 Replies
...Is a constant cold (sneezing, runny nose, etc) a sign that you are close or even at at the point of full blown aids or a substantial decrease in Read more »