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Can A Person With HIV Take Lisinopril

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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HBP and atripla

Hello,I am 27 years old, have been HIV+ for about 9 years, and started Atripla a little over a year ago. I noticed shortly after starting Atripla my blood pressure was elevated...and about a month ago I was put on lisinopril 10mg for my blood...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...blood pressure is common in the general population and often can be influenced by stress (going to doctors office worrying about HIV/effectiveness of meds), increased weight (often will see 5-10 pound weight gain on variety of effective meds in... Read more »

HIV & ACE inhibitors

Hi Doc, Infected 1989 at age 29. Started cocktail w/Combivir & Crixivan 1996 = Rt. kidney (due to Crixivan) stones 2001 & Lt. percutaneous nephrolithotomy for 3.5cm staghorn calculus (not related to HIV or meds) 2002. Switched to Combivir & Sustiva...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...scores of patients on various ACE inhibitors which are generally well tolerated though sometimes need to change from one (ie lisinopril causing a benign but annoying cough) to another based on individual response/tolerability. KH Read more »

IBS or colon cancer?

I have been HIV positive for over a year now and have started my treatment January 2008 on atripla. Because of my compliance to my treatment, I have never had any problem. My CD4 have risen from 350 to the latest at 516 and my viral load has been...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Bleeding from the rectum could be a symptom of lots of things, some minor (like hemorrhoids) and others, more serious (like cancers).I don't think that even well qualified gastroenterologists could make the diagnosis... Read more »

HIV and Kidney Disease

I am an African American Male, who has been POZ for approximately 5 yrs. I am currently taking Atripla with little to no side effects. My current labs: <50, CD4/CD4% 676/40%. Due to calcium level (8.8L), my Dr. requested labs to check for...
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
...medications like tenofovir (contained in Atripla) can be associated with kidney problems. Although using an ACE inhibitor like lisinopril or other "pril" drugs is appropriate in people with protein in the urine, hopefully the root cause has been... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...in 34 markets. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race. New HIV Infections refers to HIV incidence , or the number of people that are newly infected with HIV. The term men who have sex with men (MSM) is used in CDC surveillance... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...eat me alive or I could just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest... Read more »
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what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me? And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living facility just for the... Read more »

Gay Personals for HIV+'s

Posted by Anonymous
...Hey People, I am 38 years old black male HIV/Aids diagnosis since 1-26-99. I am very lonely. Looking for some personal ads or chat lines on the net that are HIV pos friendly where Read more »

injection of hiv from hiv positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was at a party injecting drugs. I shared the needle with 2 other people. Later i found out that the guy i shared the needle with was hiv positive. I know i have to get tested. Is it 100% chance Read more »