What Causes Elevated CO2 Levels
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI am not sure what you mean my CO2 levels (those are not usually measured). If the HCO2 or bicarbonate levels are low that could mean an acid base disturbance that could be serious (such as lactic acidosis) and some of the HIV drugs could... Read more »
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Global HIV Prevalence has Levelled off; AIDS Is Among the Leading Causes of Death Globally and Remains the Primary Cause of Death in AfricaGeneva -- New data show global HIV prevalence -- the percentage of people living with HIV -- has levelled off and that the number of new infections has fallen, in part as a result of the impact of HIV programmes. However, in 2007 33.2 million [30.6... Read more »
High-Level Meeting Participants in Africa Call for New Commitments on HIV, Reproductive Health Efforts"At a recent meeting in Botswana, a high-level group of education and sexual reproductive health experts from Eastern and Southern Africa highlighted the need for good quality, gender-sensitive sexuality education that prepares adolescents for... Read more »
Older HIV-Positive Adults Experience High Levels of Depression, Age-Related Medical Conditions, Study SaysHIV-positive people over age 50 living in the U.S. have high rates of depression and age-related medical conditions, according to a study that will be presented at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, USA Today reports. Stephen... Read more »
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Posted by MiamiLat, 2 RepliesHello out there. Does anyone have any knowledge on liver function tests? Has anyone had elevated enzymes?
My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV pos partner. I tested NEG at 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/... Read more »
Posted by steelah343, 1 ReplyI just recently had an HIV test for the first time. I'm currently waiting results.
The impetus for the test was an increase in liver enzyme levels, which my doctor tells me have doubled (from 20s to 40s) in the past two years.
Again, I'm not certain... Read more »
Posted by terrorized, 6 RepliesSo here we go. This is quite the story, but maybe some here have been in similar positions.
I am 34 years old, seperated from my wife for 2 years, and just left a relationship with a 21 year old girl I met at college who I know now is a highly... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 3 RepliesHas anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »
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