Quantcast

Subscribe to:
POZ magazine
Newsletters
Join POZ: Facebook MySpace Twitter Pinterest
Tumblr Google+ Flickr Instagram
POZ Personals
Sign In / Join
Username:
Password:
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
December 17, 2014, 03:18:58 PM

Login with username, password and session length


Members
Stats
  • Total Posts: 649670
  • Total Topics: 49582
  • Online Today: 195
  • Online Ever: 585
  • (January 07, 2014, 02:31:47 PM)
Users Online

Welcome


Welcome to the POZ/AIDSmeds Community Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people with HIV/AIDS, their friends/family/caregivers, and others concerned about HIV/AIDS.  Click on the links below to browse our various forums; scroll down for a glance at the most recent posts; or join in the conversation yourself by registering on the left side of this page.

Privacy Warning:  Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If you are HIV positive and disclose this in our forums, then it is almost the same thing as telling the whole world (or at least the World Wide Web). If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion of anything you post in these forums, so think before you post.

  • The information shared in these forums, by moderators and members, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between an individual and his/her own physician.

  • All members of these forums are, by default, not considered to be licensed medical providers. If otherwise, users must clearly define themselves as such.

  • Forums members must behave at all times with respect and honesty. Posting guidelines, including time-out and banning policies, have been established by the moderators of these forums. Click here for “Am I Infected?” posting guidelines. Click here for posting guidelines pertaining to all other POZ/AIDSmeds community forums.

  • We ask all forums members to provide references for health/medical/scientific information they provide, when it is not a personal experience being discussed. Please provide hyperlinks with full URLs or full citations of published works not available via the Internet. Additionally, all forums members must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

  • Product advertisement—including links; banners; editorial content; and clinical trial, study or survey participation—is strictly prohibited by forums members unless permission has been secured from POZ.

To change forums navigation language settings, click here (members only), Register now

Para cambiar sus preferencias de los foros en español, haz clic aquí (sólo miembros), Regístrate ahora

Finished Reading This? You can collapse this or any other box on this page by clicking the symbol in each box.

Author Topic: hate to sound dumb..but i gotta cold!  (Read 3546 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline dingowarrior

  • Member
  • Posts: 191
hate to sound dumb..but i gotta cold!
« on: October 20, 2006, 08:30:32 AM »
i'm hiv pos. and i caught a cold from my 1 year old son..i've never had an OP infection..but this cold is kicking my butt..I'm going to go to the doc. tomorrow, but am i any more in susceptable to the common cold cause i'm pos?

Offline Esquare

  • Member
  • Posts: 237
Re: hate to sound dumb..but i gotta cold!
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2006, 01:47:36 AM »
Hang in there pal. I hope you get over your cold soon. I'm sure I would be freaking out as well.

Offline cubbybear

  • Member
  • Posts: 510
  • Joined August 2005.
Re: hate to sound dumb..but i gotta cold!
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2006, 01:59:04 AM »
Colds will affect us all differently.  I had a cold a couple of months ago and my CD4 count is under 200.  My cold lasted only about a week, lots of tissues, runny nose, sore eyes, sneezing and coughing.. but despite my lack of cd4's my body seemed to kick that cold to the curb.  Just keep your eye on symptoms, drink plenty of fluids, go see your doc, especially if you are feeling unwell.  If you haven't already you should see about getting your flu shot.
There's a bear in there!
Positive since 2000
Diagnosed 17/9/2005 CD4 35 VL 293,000
Meds 23/9/2005 Sustiva/Truvada
Currently CD4 232 VL Undetectable

27years

  • Guest
Re: hate to sound dumb..but i gotta cold!
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2006, 10:22:37 AM »
Anyone can get a cold especially with winter coming up soon,  dont worry much about it, it my just clear on its own.

Get well soon

Offline Rockit

  • Member
  • Posts: 71
  • i want it all - i will shine
Re: hate to sound dumb..but i gotta cold!
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2006, 03:19:21 PM »
yes u are , i think hehe
well i knw i had alot of  op.infections this year.   i didnt knw i was poz. but looking back i had every allergy possible, then ear,eye infections , then diahreah, then now colds. but i got every possible imm. shot thier is. because i am suseptable to inf. and or colds and stuff. so just PREVENT

luv  ;)
...after the storm, the calm......

Offline Eldon

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,664
Re: hate to sound dumb..but i gotta cold!
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2006, 11:36:43 PM »
Hey Dingo,

Hang in there. It will clear up for you very soon. If, it should persist please by all means check in with your Doctor.


Happy Holidays!

 


Terms of Membership for these forums
 

© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved.   terms of use and your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.