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HIV Positive Cause For Hemoglobin Drop

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Hemoglobin dropping fast

My husband just diagnosed with HIV disease(probably got it 10 yrs ago). His Hemoglobin was low but has been dropping since stopping Flucytosine, Amphoterecin B, and started Bactrim. He is also on azithromyacin, and fluconazole as he could not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Very Scared,Unfortunately your husband's case is far too complex for me to comment on with such limited information. There is no doubt that anemia in the setting of advanced HIV disease can be multifactorial. It can be caused by HIV... Read more »

hemoglobin drop

I started on a combination of Sustiva, Epivir and Viread about 3 weeks ago. I was treatment naive... Read more »

hemoglobin going down

Howdy Dr. Bob,My doc isn't an AIDS specialist and he says I don't need a specialist yet... Read more »
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Blood Labs showed high hemoglobin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just got my hiv labs back and my CD4 dropped from 974 to 717, my viral increased from <50 now to 274. Whats with that..

Is this a blip and has any one experienced this kind of change. Also my hemoglobin came back high.. I gnerally drink... Read more »

Rapid drop in counts?

Posted by Carrie, 3 Replies
Just like 2 months ago my boyfriend told me that his counts are 'undetectable', super good and he probably just got infected this past year.

Last night he said that his counts are dropping, he's barley in the 'undetectable' range anymore, he now... Read more »

Just learned my son is HIV positive

Posted by scaredmom, 8 Replies
I just found out yesterday that my 26 year old son is HIV positive. I am scared and I think somewhat in shock. What do I do now? How do I help him the most? I would love to hear from other parents. Read more »

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