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Offline ggatlcaa

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constantly sick
« on: October 10, 2013, 02:14:47 PM »
hi i am a hiv/AIDS+ with a cd4 count at 244 and a vl UD but for some reason i am constantly sick with colds or sinus infection is this common for being in the aids status 4 moths ago or is it a sign of something like my immune system weaking more. or is anyone going through the same thing?sorry not that informed about hiv/aids yet only been diagnosed for 6 months
sie konnen nicht warten fur wunder,wunder sind dinge wir machen fur uns!

Offline witch

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Re: constantly sick
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2013, 02:41:34 PM »
When I had CD4 below 200, I was constantly getting cold sores outbreaks and painful sores/bumps in the back of my mouth. It also does not help if you live in a cold place or don't eat enough carbs and vitamins from fruits. When my CD4 increased, I no longer get these.

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: constantly sick
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2013, 05:54:43 PM »
Hello ggatlcaa,

Are you currently taking HIV medications ? If so, what are all the medications, that you take daily.


Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 20mg of Atorvastatin, 25 mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Amlodipine Besolate 5mg-- Updated 9/24/2017

Diagnosed positive in 1985,.. In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started on  HAART on October 24th, 2003.

 As of 9/18/2017,  Viral load remains <40
CD 4 @358 /  CD4 % @ 13

 65 years young.

Offline ggatlcaa

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Re: constantly sick
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2013, 09:26:17 PM »
i'm just taking atripla nothing else
sie konnen nicht warten fur wunder,wunder sind dinge wir machen fur uns!

Offline LiveWithIt

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Re: constantly sick
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2013, 08:08:36 PM »
Try to stay away from people or public places where they leave germs.  You can't catch a cold unless you catch if from someone else that has one or left their germs somewhere.

Take Zyrtec or other over the counter daily meds to ease your symptoms. 

You might have allergies and it might not be colds. 
Pray God you can cope
I know you have a little life in you yet.
I know you have a lot of strength left.


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