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just diagnosed hiv, good t-cell,low viral load, but very high crp

dear robert frascino,i am from germany, 34 years old and i was diagnosed hiv three weeks ago which was a big shock. i had a kind of infect that did not go away, fewer, nightsweats,cough. very hig crp nobody found something..the third doktor made...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sven,CRP increases as a result of inflammation. It's a nonspecific test. Anemia is a fairly common condition in those of us who are positively charged. There are a number of potential underlying causes of HIV-associated anemia. Check out... Read more »

CRP

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What is CRP?

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Osteonecrosis in HIV-Positive Patients Is Associated With Increased Levels of CRP and D-dimer

A retrospective case control study of 43 HIV positive patients with MRI-confirmed osteonecrosis of the femoral head (n=26 symptomatic, n=17 asymptomatic) found they had significantly elevated levels of the biomarkers C-reactive protein (CRP) and... Read more »
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Osteonecrosis in HIV-Positive Patients Is Associated With Increased Levels of CRP and D-Dimer

A retrospective case control study of 43 HIV positive patients with MRI-confirmed osteonecrosis of the femoral head (n=26 symptomatic, n=17 asymptomatic) had significantly elevated levels of the biomarkers C-reactive protein (CRP) and D-dimer... Read more »
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HIV-Infected Women Who Breast-Feed Face No Greater Risk of Mortality Than HIV-Infected Women Who Formula Feed, Study Finds

In this study summary, Shahin Lockman, M.D., of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass., summarizes her study on the effect of breast-feeding versus formula feeding on maternal HIV disease progression, mortality and micronutrient levels in a... Read more »
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Publications Launched at IAS 2012

The IAS conference is used to launch publications on important aspects of HIV treatment or access. Here are a few that caught our attention. All are available free online. TowardsanHIVCure:GlobalScientific Strategy Officially announced at a... Read more »
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How Accurate is CRP Test at 10 days post exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi Everyone:

At 10 days post exposure my CRP test was 0.7% which the Dr. says is pretty much no HIV possible. What have you guys heard? Read more »

Ooops I meant PCR test instead of CRP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is the accuracy of PCR test 10-15 days post exposure? Read more »

ADVICE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could anyone with hiv knowledge help me out.I have been antibody tested for hiv 3 monnths and 61/2 months im still not conviced im negative.Ive still having swollen nodes in groin and right side swollen salivary glands,under jaw and just in front of... Read more »

Dear worried Fellas .!! Any Advice

Posted by mike_7801, 3 Replies
Today i went to an another ENT.... and told him the situation....
He was so nice and told me you should worry less about STD's and forget the past ....
Although is was confused at looking my throat .... then he took a swab and sent it for throat... Read more »