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Can Hiv Turn Itself Into Aids Before Being Detected In The Blood If Its Hiding Within The Bone Marrow

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AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...test results are reported as amounts in a sample of blood (for example, cells per milliliter) or as a percentage. Other laboratory tests are discussed in Fact Sheet 122 and Fact Sheet 123 . All blood cells are made in the bone marrow, the center of large bones. Some medications or diseases can damage the bone marrow. This can reduce the numbers of different types of red or white blood cells. Every laboratory has its own "reference range"...
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Are people with HIV eligible to donate bone marrow?

I have been living with HIV since February of 2006. I have a friend from high school who is a cancer survivor. Due to the chemo and other treatments, she may have to have a bone marrow transplant. Are people with HIV eligible to donate bone...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Sorry to hear about your friend. Unfortunately, if you're HIV+ you wouldn't be eligible to be a bone marrow donor.Best wishes,BY Read more »

Is HIV still considered an emergency?

Considering the constant rise of new infected (an estimate of 100 million people in 2012) and the fact that people still die from the disease the attempts and efforts to cure HIV or even eradicate it failed and are very discontinued and low. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...as we unlock more mysteries related to the immune response to HIV and the potential of induced protective immunity. Dr. Bob Bone Marrow Transplant Feb 3, 2009 Hello Dr. Bob, I have a question. I read about a man in Germany who had a bone marrow... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...as we unlock more mysteries related to the immune response to HIV and the potential of induced protective immunity. Dr. Bob Bone Marrow TransplantFeb 3, 2009 Hello Dr. Bob, I have a question. I read about a man in Germany who had a bone marrow... Read more »

First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,See below.Dr. Bobbone marrow transplant???Nov 14, 2008 Hi Doctor, My boyfriend just showed me this article http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2008-11-12-aids-cure_N.htm Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers: AIDS Virus Can Hide in Bone Marrow

... HIV can avoid the effects of antiretroviral therapy by hiding in long-living bone marrow cells, reawakening later to continue the cycle of infection, scientists reported on Sunday. The virus is dormant in bone marrow Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...nosebleeds, or heavy or long menstrual periods HIV infection itself Many opportunistic infections related to HIV disease Kidney or bone marrow damage Some thyroid conditions Some drugs that are commonly used to treat HIV and related... Read more »
The Body

The First Man to Be Cured of AIDS: An Update on the Amazing Story -- This Month in HIV

...the age of 40, he developed a kind of leukemia -- we call it acute myelogenous leukemia, or AML -- that typically requires a bone marrow transplant. He went to a hematologist, Dr. Gero Hütter, in Berlin and was treated with the standard drugs... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Anemia

...and very young people. More African-Americans have anemia than people in other ethnic groups. What Causes Anemia? The bone marrow produces red blood cells. This process requires iron, the vitamins B 12 and folic acid (or folate).... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
...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. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113507555.html Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 8 Replies
...just kept getting thinner and sicker. Finally he went to another doctor and he ordered an HIV test. My husband is anemic, his bone marrow is only producing 4% of the blood cells it should, he is having stomach pains. Now we find out he's been... Read more »

I am HIV + and anemic

Posted by Anonymous
...hospital and received 4 units of blood. I am holding my own while waiting for all lab results to come in. They may want to do a Bone Marrow aspiration. Is there anyone out there who shares a similar problem or can give me some advice? Read more »

Can You Relate...?

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 7 Replies
...smoking in Feb, that was the last thing to go as far as "addictions" Also in Febuary of 2005, I became ill, and was diagnosed HIV + .....however i was already full blown at that point. I was down to 103 lbs, losing 50+ lbs in about one month. My... Read more »