J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2021 Apr 5. Epub 2021 Apr 5.
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, Seattle, WA Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Health Care System Department of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
Background: People with HIV (PWH) experience chronic pain and respiratory symptoms, which are closely related in the general population. Pain may impact the impaired pulmonary function seen in PWH beyond its association with HIV alone. Our objective was to investigate the relationship of pain severity to pulmonary function, respiratory symptoms, and sleep disturbance in PWH. Read More