|Forgot To Ask
Aug 21, 2003
Hello, it's me again (Gary with the poolde). I sent you a question severa days ago (still waiting for your answer) and forgot to add: My Doc does blood work every three months to make sure everything is in check and I know I'm not anemic. My question: Do you think procit may help even though I'm not anemic?
Response from Dr. Frascino
Hi Gary -- and hello there poodle,
No, Procrit is not recommended if you are not anemic. Pushing red blood cell counts and hemoglobin above the normal ranges can be dangerous. You'll need to work closely with your HIV specialist to find the cause or causes of your fatigue, and treat those underlying conditions.
Sorry, I think I may have missed your previous question. If you need further advice, please write back. Stay well.
neg at 12.5 weeks, time to fiesta?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.