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What Causes Elevated CO2 Levels

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CO2 levels and HAART

What happens if CO2 levels are continuously low while on HAART?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I 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 »

CPK Elevated levels

I recently went for a blood test and had elevated levels of CPK of 4444 and was sent to the... Read more »

Elevated manganese levels

I am trying to find out information regarding the connection if any, between HIV meds and elevated... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

Cholesterol Levels Elevated in Toddlers Taking Anti-HIV Drugs

Toddlers receiving anti-HIV drugs have higher cholesterol levels, on average, than do their peers who do not have HIV, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The researchers found that cholesterol... Read more »
UNAIDS

Global HIV Prevalence has Levelled off; AIDS Is Among the Leading Causes of Death Globally and Remains the Primary Cause of Death in Africa

Geneva -- 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UN High Level Meeting on AIDS Declaration Sets New Targets in Fight Against Disease

World leaders on Friday at the UN High Level Meeting on AIDS adopted by consensus a declaration stating that HIV is "an unprecedented human catastrophe" and set new targets in the fight against the disease, the Associated Press/ Forbes reports. ... Read more »
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Elevated Liver Function Test After Exposure?

Posted by MiamiLat, 2 Replies
Hello 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 »

LIVER ENZYME LEVELS

Posted by steelah343, 1 Reply
I 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 »

Trying to be complete, scared on many levels. Hope I'm wrong and just crazy.

Posted by terrorized, 6 Replies
So 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 »

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Has 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 »