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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...andBody Shape Changes) Blood fat (lipids) Many HIV+ people have an increased amount of fat, or lipids, in their bloodsuch as cholesterol and triglycerides. Higher cholesterol levels can increasethe risk of a heart attack or stroke. Higher triglycerides can increase therisk of damage to the pancreas (pancreatitis). Your lab report will list theamount of the following lipids in your blood (for the most accurate...
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HIV + model not on treatment

Hi Bob, l recently tested positive to HIV and live in west australia,l got the infection in jan 08 and tested positive in may, l have had 3 tests first test cd4 440 and percentage ! and second test viral load 14,000 and CD4 380 and percentage % and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...therapeutic options, factoring into the equation your status as a model and desire to avoid lipodystrophy and/or hair loss, etc. Assuming no drug resistance, Kivexa plus nevirapine would not be my first choice for your first regimen. Among other... Read more »

SHOULD I BE TESTED??

Dr. Bob, I will try not to make this too long. But basically, I am in nursing school and was taking my usual run alongside a river here. It's always pretty crowded when I go with people walking dogs, jogging, playing with their kids, flying kites,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is essentially nonexistent. HIV and other blood-borne pathogens can not permeate intact skin (even with hangnails). Neither testing nor worry is warranted. Thanks for being a good samaritan and helping someone in need. It's a great way to build... Read more »

"incapcitating fatigue with Abacavir."

Dr Bob,Thanks for all your hard work, patience and above all compassion.I am a 42 y/o WM with a very healthy lifestyle that has had an undetectable VL and high T count within 3 months of starting my first meds (Epzicom and Kaltera). However, after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suggesting that current use of the antiretroviral drugs, abacavir and didanosine (ddI), may be linked to an increased risk of heart attacks (myocardial infarctions). This was shown in patients who used either of the two drugs. Abacavir use was... Read more »

Ziagen,Emtriva and Reyataz

Dear Dr. Frascino,Any thoughts on the combination Ziagen, Emtriva and Reyataz. I have been on Truvada, Norvir and Reyataz for the last 8 months and am having some diarrhea from it. I had the Ziagen blood test and it came back negative so should be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...current use of the antiretroviral drugs, abacavir and didanosine (ddI), may be linked to an increased risk of heart attacks (myocardial infarctions). This was shown in patients who used either of the two drugs. Abacavir use was associated with a... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Cardiovascular Disease in People With HIV

...reports have begun to accumulate about young, relatively healthy HIV positive men who have developed heart disease or suffered heart attacks. Researchers and health-care providers treating people with HIV are taking these reports seriously, and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

...general test of inflammation. It rises and falls faster than the Sed Rate. High levels of CRP may be a sign of increased risk of heart attack. For More Information See Lab Tests Online at www.labtestsonline.org/ or go to MEDLINEplus at ... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many women do not believe they are as at risk for heart attacks as men, but they are. Women make up nearly half of all heart attack deaths. Heart disease is the number one... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...muchcholesterol in your blood it can build up in your arteries (blood vessels),forming plaque. This buildup of plaque can lead to a heart attack or a stroke.High triglycerides can also increase your risk of getting pancreatitis (apainful... Read more »
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same crap

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
...look at this guy has the same crap i am going through and look at the doc response http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SideEffects/Current/Q187371.html also does anyone know what generation antibody test labcorp uses in tampa fl area Read more »

SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

Posted by mincho, 2 Replies
...HOLA PROFESIONALES Y AMIGOS... ME PODRIAN AYUDAR... DESPUES DE LA EXPOSICION ME HECHO DOS PRUEBAS.. TOME LA DECISION DE HACERME LAS PRUEBAS MAS QUE TODO Read more »

MI EXPERIENCIA A 1 SEMANA DEL TEST FINAL

Posted by DNA, 6 Replies
...cumplia con los sintomas de primoinfeccion. Estuve muchas noches con insomio, no disfrutaba nada de nada, deje de salir con amigos, deje de ir a jugar al futbol, deje de asistir al trabajo (al cual tuve que renunciar por mi estado depresivo),... Read more »

repito mi post baconera, dillon y todos

Posted by ivan, 2 Replies
...Ag p24 HIV-1 Negativo ( V.Test 0.05) V .referencia valor del test Resultado menor 0.25 negativo entre 0.25 -0.35 positivo limite mayor 0.35 positivo Yo creo que es negativo pero no conozco este metodo ( ELFA ) y quisiera que me dijeran alguien... Read more »