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f/up infro-adrenal glands
Oct 12, 2005

I am hiv and I am on a salvage regime-my meds; fusion,kaletra,ziagen,viread,reyataz and 3tc-last vl-2k-tcells-215-also my hemoglobin is 12.4-hemocrit is 37-I am a 46 year old male-I am sooo tired-am I anemic-i read my hemogloblin s/be-14 or higher-I have asked my dr. about epotien to increase my red blood cells-overall I feel horrible-if I don't take the dexadrine I could sleep for days and still be tired-

Response from Dr. Henry

Usually a hemoglobin at your level would only have a modest effect on your energy levels. Again I assume your hormone levels are OK? Many patients with AIDS on numerous HIV meds feel poorly with fatigue which is a challenge to remedy. KH

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