Can You Die From Anemia

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... What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. It carries oxygen from the lungs
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Anemia and late seroconversion? (resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum)

Dr. Bob: I tested HIV negative at 3 months via a rapid test that used my saliva. I also found out that I'm anemic (low MCV count) according to some recent blood work that was done. I would take the negative 3-month test as conclusive (esp. since...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1.Would anemia and stress contribute to a late seroconversion? Nope!2.Are there specific factors that would cause someone to test negative until Read more »

my anemia-why & how bad?

Hello,I am F, 46. I have had an AIDS diagnosis since 1992, but only b/c of low T-cells; I've had no opportunistic infections. This is my second struggle with anemia. Current doctor says--and (a different) doc said the first time--that there can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation Suffice it to say that some of your assumptions are not true. For instance, all HIV meds do not cause lactic acidosis; anemia does not cause you to lose weight; iron does not cause "excessive bleeding." I'm glad you are now established... Read more »

Doctor, I beg U. Resubmitted from Fatigue and Anemia

Hello Doctor, Please help now before it gets out of hand.The only thought that comes to my mind is that of suicide. I attempted taking all my pain pills at once just to get out of this. I dont know what keep pushing me. I tested HIV- in January...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No need to beg! Just submit your questions to the proper forum and voila, here's your response! You are worried about symptoms that began "after a moths exposure to sex??? " How does one have sex with a moth?? Never mind. You've correctly... 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 »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? AnemiaRead more »
Women Alive

Women and Anemia

...Anemia can be a very common finding in HIV-infection. There may be many causes; low red blood counts, low vitamin B12 stores, iron deficiency, Read more »
The Body PRO

Anemia and HIV

... Relationship between highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART), anemia and survival in a large cohort of HIV-infected women (Women's Interagency HIV Study -- WIHS) (MoPeB2180 Poster Exhibition) Authored Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Anemia: Prevalence and Severity of Anemia Increases With Advancing HIV Disease

...The current study describes the prevalence of anemia, a common hematologic abnormality that can significantly impact clinical outcomes and quality of life (QOL), in several populations Read more »
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Anemia en primoinfeccion

Posted by Gago, 1 Reply
...y me hizo sexo oral sin proteccion ella a mi. La cuestion es que a los 9 dias me realice una analitica y me salio que tenia anemia, los leucocitos salieron en 7200 y la proporcion de linfocitos 36,5 % a las cuatro semanas del contacto me realice... 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 Read more »

Anemia y VIH

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...hola, quera preguntar que ms o menos cuando se produce una anemia como sntoma de VIH, a los pocos meses de la infeccin? o en fases ms avanzadas? Tengo que decir que la ultima prueba Elisa me Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hola, tengo varias dudas ms: 1 la anemia puede alargar el periodo ventana? 2 me han salido unos granitos en la espalda que a veces me pican, es un sntoma o es causa del Read more »