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Bilateral Leg Edema In People With Hiv

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adverse effect of HIV on bone marrow edema

Hello Doctor,I wondered if HIV in acute phase can cause any noticable damage to the bone marrow. Thank you....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
People with acute HIV infection can demonstrate decreased white blood cell counts, including lymphocytes and specifically CD4 cells. Once the immune response has been established, these decreases usually resolve. So there is likely some temporary... Read more »

Hep C+HIV, Edema

I am so scared. I have blownup like a balloon, my Doc had me on 8 Percocettes a day, and D4T.... Read more »


Hello, I am a 20 year old female, HIV+ (found out in 2001, no definite source of infection,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

International Herald Tribune Examines Potential Effect of U.S. Bilateral FTAs on Access to Generic HIV/AIDS-Related Drugs

The International Herald Tribune on Wednesday examined how bilateral foreign trade agreements between the U.S. and other countries "pivotal to the fight" against HIV/AIDS could affect access to generic drugs used to treat the disease. Several... Read more »

Halting the Global Spread of HIV/AIDS: The Future of U.S. Bilateral and Multilateral Responses

Mr. Chairman, distinguished members of the committee, ladies and gentlemen, I thank you for the opportunity to testify this morning, and I applaud you for your focus on the global AIDS epidemic. I am here today on behalf of the UN System... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Multilateral, Bilateral Donations to Fight Global AIDS Increased Significantly From 2000 to 2002, UNAIDS, OECD Study Says

Financial contributions to fight global AIDS increased "significantly" from 2000 to 2002, according to a study released on Wednesday by UNAIDS and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development , Xinhua News Agency reports. The study,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Annual U.S.-African Union High Level Bilateral Meetings Start in Washington

Representatives of the African Union (AU) on Wednesday began meeting with members of the Obama administration in Washington, as part of the first Annual U.S.-African Union High Level Bilateral Meetings, United Press International reports (4/21). ... Read more »
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Could Edema be an early symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I think I may have been infected by my cheating husband even though he tested negative by PCR at 1 month. I am experiecing pitting edema in my legs, headaches, loose bowels, dizzyiness, and acne. Can someone please tell me if these are signs or... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
Has anyone had swelling of the feet known as "non-pitting edema"? Does anyone know of an AIDS expert in Cardiovascular problems? The only thing I've found is an old conference from Italy from the NYAS, and I'm in NYC. I've had it for months and have... Read more »

Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

I would like to know if when you have swollen glands in the neck are they sore or painless?

I just took the plunge and took my 2nd HIV testI am awaiting my results, which should be ready, this fri-sat.

I am... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!

This is maybe not the right place to do this but still:

There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »