I Have Osteopenia Does That Mean I Have Aids
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineAn evaluation of osteoporosis and aseptic necrosis of the hip would be worthwhile in the setting of the symptoms you describe and treated HIV infection. I would inform your doctors office about your concerns and discuss whether any studies (ie DEXA... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineNo significant drug interactions would be expected. Bone loss would be expected to stabilize and likely slowly reverse-time course not well established and use of long term alendronate or similar drugs has become more controversial in the general... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYou should discuss with your HIV specialist whether you need a DEXA scan if you haven't had one already to determine the bone caclium status. If you have severe osteoporosis then more then caclium may be needed (such as alendronate). Other... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI would ask to see an endocrinologist (hormone specialist) to discuss what further can be done to protect your bones (such as use of alendronate). I would also request a referral to a pain specialist or neurologist for guidance about management/pain... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousFirst off, let me begin this by saying that I do not intend to offend or bother anyone by this post. I am not HIV/AIDS positive. I am doing a study for college on HIV/AIDS and how people live with it, how they maybe discriminated against for having... Read more »
Posted by notanonymous, 1 Replywell, first of all based on your test you are hiv negative. some of the responses you are getting are from aids realists/dissidents. they do not believe that hiv exists. they hang around on this board and use crafty language about tests are false,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHIV/AIDS doesn't have a set pattern. Not ever person infected is going to test positive. 8.5 weeks after infection, or 6 months after infection. Most people who test positive do so after being infected years, and after their health has declined... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesi am negative but wanted to ask something.
on the report from quest and under the term - TEST NAME,
it states .....
HIV-1 AB W/CONFIRM.,NY
HIV-1 AB, EIA
it says non-reactive, no HIV-1 antibodies dectected.
what does AB mean?
what does W/CONFIRM mean?
did... Read more »
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