Can Bone Problems Kill You
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSevere bone loss seems to be more common in HIV+ persons-all of the factors responsible have not been worked out. A small subset of patients on tenofovir may experience bone loss but most often it is hard to say that the tenofovir is the main... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationIf you have any doubt about your bone density, tell your doctor to send you to a DEXA scan in a clinic. Weight bearing exercise increases bone density. Viread has shown some problems in bone density in dogs exposed a high doses. So far we have seen... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineAccelerated bone loss (osteoporosis) has been reported in the setting of HIV infection. Risk factors remain unclear as does the role of therapy. Tenofovir has been linked to some bone problems and their could be enhanced toxicity when used with... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineAlot still needs to be worked out regarding bone issues in the setting of HIV and its treatment. The rate of bone loss may be increased but the data is conflicting and it is unclear if the drugs are contributing or HIV is the cause. The pain you... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies3 yrs ago I gave first aid to a guy who was bleeding.
Some of his blood went on my t-shirt.
I was just informed that the guy is hospitalized with full blown aids.
I think my skin was intact though I can't be 100% sure.
3 months after exposure i... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI just went for an HIV test yesterday.
I know im a worrier, a person with anxiety.
If i've had it, it has been for almost three years.
Symptoms? Well i have had a sinus problem for over a year now, also loose stool for about the last 6 months.
Been... Read more »
Posted by scared123, 2 Repliesi found out that this gut i know has aids,so i started to think if i had any reason to worrie ,so i rembered 3 weeks ago i was helping him install his car sterio and remember how the wires sort of poked me not to sure if they broke skin and not sure... Read more »
Posted by riverprincess, 2 RepliesWell I finally got around to having a bone density test. I had one many years ago and all was good but it's been many many MANY pills since then . And since I cannot find any documentation about tests done on those with long term medications I... Read more »
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