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dry cough hiv symptom

A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
It can be!: It can be. There would be many causes for this. See your doc!
Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience Internal Medicine
No, not usually: Hiv can be associated with any symptom, including a dry cough. However, a cough is very nonspecific, meaning that it can be due to a variety of cause ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: In dry cough, HIV infection will be at the bottom of the list of potential diagnosis. Your smoking is more likely the cause and you should consider s ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dry cough: It can be from chronic sinusitis, acid reflux or asthma, and many other things, you need to have it checked. Hiv is low on the list in the absence of ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
HIV: Dry cough and chest pain could be seen with hiv. They are such common symptoms however in the population that they are not specific for hiv.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not HIV: It is not HIV and your testing for this issue was negative. It could be related to infection. A fungal infection (Candida) is very possible. Other cau ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cough: Why not just think it is an upper respiratory infection? If you have had unprotected, risky sex then testing is worth it, but maybe it is simply the " ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
Acute HIV: Your symptoms are nonspecific and could simply suggest a viral syndrome. However, these are also symptoms of acute HIV seroconversion, and if you had ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Nope: HPV infection itself does not cause cough. For example, cough rarely if ever is a sign of a newly acquired HPV infection. Many conditions resulting fr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily..: Cough can be associated to a variety of conditions that affect the respiratory tract, not necessarily HIV.Yes, you may suffer of non specific symptoms ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Cough: The productive nature of the cough is related to the cause. The status of your HIV can increase the likelihood that your cough is due to an opportunis ... Read More

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