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Blood In Urine Sign Of Seroconversion

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Blood in urine following sexual activity

Hi, I am a male age 33 and had bright red blood in my urine several months ago and the doctor thought it was some type of hernia in the lower groin. Over the past two days, the bright red blood in my urine has returned and is again following sexual...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Unlikely to be due to any of your current HIV meds though renal function evaluation including urinalysis is recommended.. Some mechanical injury to urethra or a problem with vas deferens, bladder, kidneys seems more likely. Discussing with your HIV... Read more »

IM PASSING BLOOD AS URINE

I HAVE BEEN ON TRVADA AND EFAVIRENZ FOR THREE YEARS...ONLY YESTERDAY I STATED TO PASS BLOOD AS... Read more »
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An Overview of Reyataz (Atazanavir)

...If you develop any of the following signs or symptoms, tell your healthcare provider right away: pain in your side blood in urine pain upon urination abnormal urine color Gallbladder disorders. Gallstones and gallbladder... Read more »
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An Overview of Crixivan (Indinavir)

in-DIN-a-veer Brand Name: Crixivan Other Name(s): IDV, Indinavir sulfate, L-735,524, MK-639, Sulfato de indinavir Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Indinavir sulfate, also known as Crixivan, is a type of medicine called a... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

What Is MAC? How Do I Know if I Have MAC? How Is MAC Treated? Can MAC Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is MAC? Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) is a serious illness caused by common bacteria. MAC is... Read more »
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Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers for NYC study

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Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
I live in Thailand and found out I am HIV+ a little over a month ago. My CD4 count was 251 and VL 29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments: Nevirapine 200 mg - once a day Lamivudine 150 mg - twice a day Stavudine 30 mg -... Read more »

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Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

still scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i tested neg. at 10 and 13 weeks. i just went for my physical and they found a lot of blood in my urine. could this be related to hiv? Read more »