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Anemia And Hiv Infection

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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »

Unlikely HIV Infection? (Resubmitted from the Fatigue and Anemia Forum)

Dr. Frascino, I am a 26yo female, and I am a registered nurse. About six weeks ago I became very... Read more »

Anemia early in HIV disease progression

Hi DoctorI have a simple question for you. I was wondering at what point Anemia can occur in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Epidemiology of Anemia in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Infected Persons: Results From the Multistate Adult and Adolescent Spectrum of HIV Disease Surveillance Project

...Table 3 . Distribution of Prevelant (first observed) Hemoglobin Concentrations Among HIV-Infected Persons, by Sex and Stage* of HIV Disease Table 4 . One-Year Incidence of Anemia in HIV-Infected Persons by CD4 Count Table 5 . Logistic... Read more »
The Body PRO

Implications of Anemia: Focus on Managing Patients Infected with HIV and HCV (Satellite Symposium)

... Anemia and Survival in HIV Disease Presented by Jens Lundgren, M.D. Anemia in the Setting of HIV and Oncology Presented by Alexandra Levine, M.D. Anemia Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Anemia: Prevalence and Severity of Anemia Increases With Advancing HIV Disease

...anemia, morbidity, disease progression, transfusion requirements, and QOL" in these populations. "The prevalence of anemia in HIV disease varies considerably, ranging from 1.3% to 95%: it depends on several factors, including the stage of HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...(hemolytic anemia). HIV infection can cause anemia. So can many opportunistic infections (see Fact Sheet 500 ) related to HIV disease. Many drugs commonly used to treat HIV and related infections can cause anemia. Anemia and HIV Serious... Read more »
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Parvovirus B19

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has anybody ever heard of Parvovirus B19? I have just been diagnosed with this after thinking for 2 months that i was infected with HIV. Anybody knows about symptoms and how the ARS with this specific virus works? Can the virus come toghtehr with... Read more »

someone please reply

Posted by Anonymous
...burning feeling and its all cracked but other than that, thats all i have going on, does this sound like it could be a sign of hiv infection, has anyone heard of this being the only symptom anyone has shown , well thank you all for your time and... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...unsafe sexual acts,my question is ive had this tongue problem for a while and was wondering ive heard b12 deficiency is a sign of hiv infection, is this true?ive had a cbc test done and all was in normal range, just looking for feedback on... Read more »

SKin Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if Vitiligp is related to HIV infection? I have white spots all over my back Read more »