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Cause Of Anemia

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Can Viread cause anemia?

Dr. Frascino, I have HIV+ for five years now. I recently switched Zerit in favor of Viread. I still take Sustiva and 3TC too. However since taking the Viread I have been wiped out, very tired, flushed face, and feel a little sick most of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...decreased appetite. It may well account for that generalized "sick" feeling. Luckily, these symptoms often subside over time. Anemia is generally not considered a common side effect associated with Viread. However, anemia can result from multiple... Read more »

Are my meds causing anemia?

Hi,I am a 26 yr old Kenyan woman,hiv pos and have been on ARV's for the past 4 yrs.I am on 3tc,d4t... Read more »

Would HIV alone cause anemia?

I was Diagnosed in Oct 2004: CD4 872, VL 27,900. RBC 4.98. Jan 18, 2005: CD4 1446, VL >100,000 Log... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ecstasy Can Cause Anemia in HAART Users

...further blood tests but did not find any obvious deficiencies of vitamin B12 and folic acid (folate) or any other traditional cause of anemia. Furthermore, none of the man's relatives had any blood disorders. On further questioning, the man... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


... What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...supplements. If a drug you are taking is causing anemia, it may be necessary to stop taking that drug. When advanced HIV is the cause of anemia, HIV treatment may improve symptoms. There are also medications that help your body make more... Read more »
Joseph B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

The Facts About HIV-Related Anemia

...anemia ranges from 10% in people who have no symptoms to 92% in individuals with advanced AIDS (Kreuzer et al., 1999). The cause of anemia in people with HIV disease can be due to many factors. Some of those causes are: Normal progression of... 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 »