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Revisited AIDS related bone pain

May 7, 2005

In 1996 I had both of my hips replaced due to AVN (Avascular Necrosis). Simply put, my blood vessels clogged and no longer fed my hips so the bones crumbled and needed to be repaced. The doctors blamed drinking beer, I don't. A sports injury, that's almost laughable. Over dosing on steroids, again not valid. Why does AIDs or the medication clog vessels and either kill our bones or give us heart attacks? I've never gotten a satisfactory answer. Doctors just say, as they do with a buffalo hump, it has something to do with HIV. Are there any studies that have given any real answers to these problems?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

I am sorry I cannot provide you with a new insight into the mechanism of this problem.

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