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I Have Hypertension Does That Mean I Have Aids

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Ask the Experts

HIV and Pulmonary hypertension

Hi, I am 47 y.o., male and I was recently diagnosed with Serious Pulmonary Hypertension. I am poz since 2002 (controlled infection, negative viral load, on Combivir and Stocrin since 2002).The dyspnea on effort symptoms started a few months ago.I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Many people have developed pulmonary hypertension without HIV infection or HIV meds, and in people with HIV infection, without meds. So likely not to be associated with HIV meds specifically. Read more »

P.A.H. (Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension) and HIV

Why is no one addressing P.A.H. and its connection to HIV/AIDS infection. I was dignosed with... Read more »

Hypertension and HIV

Infected in 1987 and diagnosed in 1992. Began therapy in 1996 and have been doing great ever since.... Read more »
Articles
Project Inform

Pulmonary Hypertension and HIV

...Project Inform's attention in a dramatic and personal way is called PH, short for Pulmonary Hypertension. Though hypertension (high blood pressure throughout the circulatory system) is a common illness, PH is a relatively rare condition. It is... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...artery. CAD can also lead to heart failure or an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). Other cardiovascular problems include: High blood pressure (hypertension) Angina (chest pain) Rheumatic heart disease (damage to the heart caused by rheumatic... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...disease A poor diet Not exercising regularly A lot of fat around the belly Hepatitis C or liver damage High cholesterol High blood pressure What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? Diabetes can lead to serious illness and even death. Adults... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...heart diseases include: Family history of heart disease Little or no exercise High fat, high sugar diet High blood pressure Age (women over 55, men over 45) Obesity Diabetes Smoking Try these tips... Read more »
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Need dating advice

Posted by ComeAlive, 2 Replies
...This is the first time I have participated in any type of forum about HIV. I've been pretty secretive about it, only telling a few select friends that I knew I could trust and I've only told one family Read more »

HIV and Pulmonary Hypertension

Posted by Anonymous
...Is there anyone that has Pulmonary Hpertension,and is being treated for it, and also HIV? I am just curious to see if I am alone or does this afflict anyone else! Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...and there are no innocent victims. HIV is a viral illness, not a tool of self destruction. I have seen thousands of folks with HIV/AIDS over the past quarter century and I can assure you none not a single one wanted to be infected. Yes, some have... Read more »

Is this really happening?

Posted by optimistic, 5 Replies
...just with the stiches from the surgery (that nowadays is more easy and less dangerous), I went into Internet searching about HIV and then checked the copy of the blood tests I took home with me. It shows that my lymphocytes were at 15,2%. That... Read more »