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Blood Tranfusions For AIDS Patients

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what are the drugs to improve PLATELETS in Blood as a AIDS patient

Dear doc, My friend got AIDS suddenly he became ill. in blood test we came to know that platelets are very less (8000) in blood.is there any drug to improve platelets? which drugs he should take to become healthy man?Thanking u.XXXXXXXXXX.
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
It is important first to find the reason for why the platelets are so low. It could be related to HIV or one of many infections or cancers that can cause low platelets. Medications can also cause low platelets. Finally other immune diseases can do... Read more »

AIDS patient - CD4 count going down

Hi,My Father is an AIDS patient - he got diagnosed 3 years ago and was put on the following therapy... Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Criticized Over High Death Rate of Blood Seller AIDS Patients

...Hu said. "Many people's conditions deteriorate after using the three-drug combination because they also got hepatitis B from blood selling and the drugs do further harm to the liver." Since it often takes years before HIV progresses to AIDS, it... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions Help Find AIDS Patients Who Are Vulnerable to Drug Resistance

... Due to cost and technology limitations, HIV/AIDS patients in Africa rarely undergo testing to determine whether they are developing resistance to first-line medicines. However, researchers Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Essiac

...Glum, a chiropractor. In 1988 he wrote"Calling of an Angel," a biography of Rene Caisse. Glum claims tohave treated several AIDS patients with Essiac with good results.No report of this study was published. What Are the Side Effects? There... Read more »
The Well Project

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

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 1 Reply
...Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev From: akumar My dear Brothers & Sisters, Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...reach late middle age. There have been only small, inconclusive studies on the causes of aging-related health problems among AIDS patients. Without definitive research, which has just begun, that second wave of suffering could be a... Read more »

hiv-negative aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to as Non-HIV AIDS. As in AIDS patients, Non-HIV AIDS patients exhibit reduced numbers of CD4+ T-lymphocytes, and many Non-HIV AIDS patients... Read more »