|Hiv cause a thinner blood vessel?
Apr 10, 2000
Dear Dr, I'm a doctor from Asia. I have a patient who is infected 20 months ago.Till now and now, he still does not take any anti-hiv medicine. I noticed that, his blood vessel in both arms are becoming much thinner than that of one year ago. The patient also have yellow color urine in recent 3 months. Do you think that HIV can cause these problems? Thanks!
Response from Dr. Feinberg
Dear Dr. Chua--
I am not aware of any connection between HIV and thinning of blood vessels. Have you checked the concentration of his urine? Highly concentrated specimens can be very yellow; the color itself isn't abnormal and isn't directly related to HIV.
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