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Can You Die From Anemia

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Anemia

These approaches might not work. It may not be possible to stop using all medications that cause anemia. Two additional treatments are injections of EPO and transfusions. EPO (erythropoietin) stimulates the production of red blood cells. In 1985, scientists learned how to make synthetic EPO. It is injected under the skin, usually once a week. The most common brand of EPO is Procrit. In 2011 the FDA warned that using Procrit can increase the...
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EXPOSURE TO HEPATITIS/ANEMIA

MY BROTHER DIED OF AIDS. I WENT OT VISIT HIM WHEN HE WAS IN ICU ABOUT TO DIE. I WENT IN WITHOUT A MASK ON MY FACE. I DIDN'T KNOW I WAS SUPPOSE TO WEAR A MASK. I DIDN'T SEE THE SIGN AND THE NURSE DIDN'T TELL ME TO PUT ONE ON EVEN...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Your question is not clear to me .Anyway let me say this:You cannot get HIV by visiting your brother.You need to check specifically for liver tests to document hepatitis.Anemia is not the same as Hepatitis.... Read more »

Anemia & Blood Transfusion

Dear Mr. Molaghan,In February, I asked about this topic, and you responded (see below). I'm wondering if you managed to find out any more from your colleague?ThanksChris*****[Question and Response from February]The link to articles on Anemia...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
Hello ChrisThe Viral Activation Transfusion Study enrolled the last patient in June 1998. Approximately 600 people were enrolled nationwide. About one third of the participants in the study have died. I've been informed that the results of the... Read more »

fear of contacting hiv , pls send me the web address i must send my donation to your foundation."resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum."

Hi Dr Bob i m visiting your website regularly, this is the only web site up to me, can anyone get their information for their relevant questions, fears and questions. Thanks a lot Bob you are doing wonderful job. Recently i went to strip club, in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Another lap dance question qualifying for the QTND (Question That Never Dies) moniker. And like all QTNDs, yours has an ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). Check the archives and you'll see what I mean.To directly answer your three... Read more »

Anemia, fatigue and rash, but DR won't test!

Hi DR. Bob,I am a 36 yo gay female who has been HIV+ for about 18 years. I have been on alot of treatments. I was relatively healthy until about 2 years ago. I have never had to be hospitalized for an HIV related condition, nor had a major OI. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, you shouldn't feel like you are dying slowly, but yes, I do think you need to intervene to get your health back on track. Problem 1 would be your HIV infection, which at the present time has caused significant impairment of your... Read more »
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I think I got Hiv, plz help, I feel like I'm gonna die

Posted by scaredinontario, 2 Replies
Recently I started dating. I been a single mom for a few yrs and thot I would try online dating. I would always ask their status, I been told he was negative for everything.
Since last month I started getting sick. I thot it was my thyroid or my... Read more »

Tired of condemnation of those dying or have died

Posted by Anonymous
It has taken me five years to finally stand up to anyone who
has said or says "I should be quiet, don't cause a scene, etc."

Well, I'm no longer able to be quiet, sorry if it embarrasses my family and friends, my church, my pastor, my religion,... Read more »

anemia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can some1 recently infected devlope anemia? does 1 get this early during hiv or is it later in the disease?

Basically, is it possible to devlope anemia less then a year after infection? Read more »

Anemia y VIH

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Es cierto que la anemia les da a los enfermos con VIH en cualquier estado de la enfermedad, asi lo dijo los doctores Steve y Santana, pero estar con anemia no significa que uno este con VIH. Tambien los retrovirales suelen provocar anemia en algunos... Read more »