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I Have Bone Problems Does That Mean I Have Hiv

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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Osteoporosis Protect Your Bones The Importance of Healthy Bones Bones play many important
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STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND JUST TAKE KALETRA 2 IN THE MRNING N 2 EVENING??I HAVE JUST RECENTLY IN 2010 HAD 2 TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NICROSIS,PLEASE PLEASE IS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...link with osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis). I'll reprint below some information from the archives about bone disease and HIV/AIDS.I would be concerned about Kaletra mono-therapy. Depending on your resistance profile, additional antiretrovirals... Read more »

bone graft and hiv risk

Dr. Bob, Love your site and would be more than happy to donate to your great work. Here is my question, I feel I am at no risk. I just want some confirmation. I had a root canal several years ago and had a crown placed on the tooth. The crown came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with your assumptions: "no risk!" HIV/hepatitis screening is not warranted. Relax Max! All is well, including you!Dr. Bob Read more »

Are people with HIV eligible to donate bone marrow?

I have been living with HIV since February of 2006. I have a friend from high school who is a cancer survivor. Due to the chemo and other treatments, she may have to have a bone marrow transplant. Are people with HIV eligible to donate bone...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Sorry to hear about your friend. Unfortunately, if you're HIV+ you wouldn't be eligible to be a bone marrow donor.Best wishes,BY Read more »

bone loss due to hiv !!!

Hi Dr Moyle,l have been hiv pos for 7 months and currently not on meds, my cd4 465 and viral load 20,000 but l have lost heaps of muscle of the back of my legs and buddocks, but the problem is my leg which l badly broke as a kid, l am 35 years old...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...Dear StevenThe effects of HIV and medications on bones is a source of debate. The generally consensus would be that as HIV advances and health deteriorates Read more »
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The Body

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

...term: a brittle bone. Often we'll use the terminology of abnormal, but not diseased, bones -- much analogous to HIV without AIDS, for example. It's not particularly complicated for people to understand. Sometimes the T-score/Z-score standard... Read more »
The Body

Frailty, Bone Disease and Vitamin D Deficiency: An Update From the 1st International Workshop on HIV & Aging

...depression and other health issues. Joseph Margolick, M.D., Ph.D., presented previously published frailty data from the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS), an ongoing study that since 1984 has enrolled 6,972 men who have sex with men (MSM) in... Read more »
The Body

Thinning Bones a Growing Problem Among People With HIV; HIV and HIV Meds Appear to Be Culprits

...should start paying much more attention to bone health. A small study published in the July 17 issue of the medical journal AIDS may shed some sorely needed light on this important issue. Researchers in the Netherlands and Finland recruited... Read more »
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Bone Disorders in HIV-Positive Women

... Low Bone Mineral Density in HIV-Infected Women (Oral 102) Authored by D. Jacobson, T. Knox, A. Shevitz, S. Gorbach View the original abstract HIV Infection Read more »
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HIV related AVN (Avascular Necrosis) - Bone Death

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...beginning of the treatment, my CD4 has risen to normal (even up to 969 at times), and my viral load has been undetectable. My HIV treatment has always been without complications, until February 99 when I suddenly started with acute pain on my... Read more »

HIV related AVN (Avascular Necrosis) - Bone Death

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...beginning of the treatment, my CD4 has risen to normal (even up to 969 at times), and my viral load has been undetectable. My HIV treatment has always been without complications, until February 99 when I suddenly started with acute pain on my... Read more »

Curious - Do any of you have bone or joint disease

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...A guy in my Old Geezers with AIDS group has recently been diagnosed with advanced osteoporosis. I have spinal ankylosis and osteoarthiritis (which seem insignificant Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
...doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113507555.html Read more »