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effects on bones

Aug 13, 2004

Hi, i am so happy that i found your website, what you do is just so great, thank u! I have a question regarding effects of hiv on your bones. Can it have any effect on your bones.

Response from Dr. Conway

Loss of bone mass and osteonecrosis (including aseptic necrosis of the head of the femur) are being reported with variable frequency. This may be due to HIV and/or its treatment. It is more frequent in women. An excellent website to review for this is:

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