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Can Prednisone Help With HIV

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hearing loss from cold, prednisone and hiv

Hello and thanks for your continued help.As a result of a cold, I've had hearing loss and congestion in my ear for about eight weeks. I've used antibiotics, decogestants, antihistamines, etc. Went to my audiologist, and they referred me to an ENT...
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
...There is no harm in giving a short course of steroids for the appropriate condition to folks with HIV infection. We do it all the time. Yes steroids affect the immune system, and it is exactly that reason (if this is an inflammatory-post Read more »

Prednisone, Neck Pain, & HIV

I have been HIV+ for 14 months and have not had great success with my labs despite medications... Read more »

Spinal Tap -prednisone, Benadryle and HIV meds

Hi-I think I was eather bitgtne or stung by something on my scalp , I have experianced the... Read more »
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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...therapy is usually continued as well, unless IRIS becomes life-threatening. To reduce the inflammation, you may be prescribed NSAIDs and/or corticosteroids. More research is currently looking at this issue. Starting HIV therapy while an active... Read more »
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Osteoporosis

...Nexium. On the other hand, you might increase your calcium levels if you use calcium carbonate antacids such as Tums and Rolaids. How Do I Know if I Have Osteoporosis? Unfortunately, there may be no signs of osteoporosis until you break a... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

... Pneumonia and HIV HIV-positive people are more vulnerable to pneumonias of all kinds and certain pneumonias lead to an AIDS diagnosis, such as PCP, recurrent bacterial pneumonia and active TB . Pneumocystis carinii (or jiroveci )... Read more »
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prednisone & hiv test

Posted by vicman72, 2 Replies
...Hello: i just want to know if prednisone could affect the hiv test ( elisa ). i was on prednisone for 7 day ( 40 mg 2 days and 20 mg for 5 days). i took the elisa test a week after that Read more »

Would like to be certain

Posted by boots, 2 Replies
...in my nose and as soon as I get done with the pred the swellen comes right back.. My WBC is 12.5.. Should I be worried about HIV at this point?? I have had no other exposures since 2007 I am married I just want to ease my mind here before I ask... Read more »

hgh and prednisone

Posted by thomas54, 2 Replies
...im like the after picture of lipoatrophy. Does hgh work? and my doc gave me prednisone to help bulk up. will these help build muscle.? what are your experiences .? Thanks in advance.and by the way, im in columbus, Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 8 Replies
...My husband of 13 years has just been diagnosed with AIDS... we skipped the HIV+ part and went right to full-blown AIDS. I am scared and angry at the same time. He has battled oral Read more »