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Blood Diease Linked To Hiv

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Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

Introduction Lab tests, or blood work, can give important clues about your overall health and HIV disease. Many of these tests should be done shortly after learning that you're HIV-positive. This will establish a "baseline" measure of your immune health and show how active HIV is. Knowing this information will help you watch for changes in your health over time as well as check the impact of any treatments that you take. Factors such as age,...
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Celiac diease and HIV

My partner has recently been diagnosed HIV+.He is also Celiac but he manages his gluten diet very well.Can Celiac disease have a huge impact on HIV progression?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
We have no data on trying to answer your question. However, I would ensure that he discusses HIV medication choice with his doctor (and GI doctor if he has one) to chose HIV meds that are not known to cause more GI problems (most Norvir boosted... Read more »

Art blood lipid levels linked to lipodystrophy?

Does body shape altering lipdystrophy and/or lipoatrophy relate sometimes/always/never to blood lipid levels? Can HIV infection alone alter blood levels of lipids? ...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Lipodystrophy is often found together with elevated blood lipid level so there is a clear linkage between the two. A common pattern is elevated triglyceride levels along with low HDL cholesterol. HIV infection has... Read more »

symptoms=diease

looks like this website is trying to comforting people, all I see is woohoo on the subject. I am telling you symptoms always = diease, And you never listened...no matter how much you cry or ask, it is already in your system. if you tested neg after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It seems like you are still having significant difficulties accepting your HIV-negative status. Please note when I say symptoms do not equal disease, I am advising people HIV-type symptoms cannot be relied on to diagnose HIV disease. Only an... Read more »

Not irrational fear, it is diease

Dr. Bob,I am telling ya. I urge you to tell the CDC to look at the Worried Well people, please!!!. They are the most dangerous people because they can spread these unknown dieases to their partner as you can see. This is urgent!!! Please, stop...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,WW's are "dangerous people because they can spread these unknown diseases to their partner, as you can see" ???? Actually, no, I don't see that at all. And exactly why would I stop advising WW to seek counseling when you... Read more »
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Just Diagnosed with HPV...possible link to HIV?

Posted by am2394, 3 Replies
Hi all,
I had a possible HIV exposure in late July...i am a 21 year old female. I had unprotected sex with the friend of a friend. he did not ejaculate inside me. i have no reason to think he is HIV+, but he is the first person i have ever been... Read more »

I am a link in a chain of sick people...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I am a link in a chain of sick people, all connected sexually. We are all clinically undiagnosed. Personally, I am extremely ill(with tumors popping up all over my body).

We are definitely carrying something. Its definitely an undiagnosed sexually... Read more »

Do not give blood as an hiv "test"!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
http://www.thebody.com/cdc/news_updates/update.html#03

The above link describes a recent case where someone was hiv+ and they donated blood. This resulted in infecting an innocent person through a blood transfusion. Please do not donate blood as a... Read more »

HIV/AIDS site link

Posted by Anonymous
An interesting link with some information you may not have seen before... check it out - http://www.polder.net/aids/index.htm

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