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Causes Of Disease AIDS

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Disease Causes AIDS-Like Symptoms but Not Spread Through Virus

"Researchers have identified a mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV," the Associated Press reports. "This is another kind of... Read more »

Untreated HIV Associated With Less-"Elastic" Arteries, Raising Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

The heart and coronary artery --> We know all too well that HIV causes bad things to happen in your body. But lately, we've seen increasing evidence that it particularly affects your heart. A new study published in the September 2009 issue of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS-Related Illnesses Leading Cause of Death in South Africa in 2000, Medical Research Council Report Says

AIDS-related illnesses were the leading cause of death in South Africa in 2000, accounting for about 30% of all deaths nationwide, according to a Medical Research Council of South Africa report released on Tuesday, South Africa's Star reports.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

do people with hiv or aids have a higher risk of contacting fungal diseases?

do people with hiv or aids have a higher rate of contacting fungal diseases?...
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
Yes.... Read more »

which Diseases cause by Hiv?

I'm Hiv positive since 2008 and I have been using ARV Drugs since then. But my friend who is medical doctor advised me to stop taking Arv drugs.He has told me that there is no Hiv specific diseases no where and I should stop taking ARV DRUGS....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You are getting incorrect information from your doctor friend. I would discuss the situation with your HIV specialist and perhaps some local community activitist. For patients with HIV infection with damaged immune systems (ie CD4 < 350-400),... Read more »

Did the meds cause periodontal disease

I thought I was exposed to HIV a year ago, so I started taking the meds right away. It left my mouth dry and made me sick, so I stopped after a week. (I did not get HIV). Now out of nowhere my gums have receeded badly and I may need surgery for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That would be very unlikely. I recommend seeing a dentist for an evaluation. KH... Read more »

Did Interleuken 2 cause my Hodgkin's Disease

Hello Doctors! I am a 34 yo Hiv+ male. I have had the virus for about 12 years now, and have enjoyed very good health up until recently. I have been taking Viramune, Epivir, and Zerit for the last few years now with very good results. My viral...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Good questions. I do not know of any evidence that IL2 causes Hodgkins disease or other cancers. However, we cannot be sure that it doesn't actually stimulate the growth of existing lymphomas. With a CD 4 count of 1000, I would be tempted to... Read more »
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AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death

The Associated Press


November 27, 2006

You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket

Within the next 25 years, AIDS is set to join heart disease and stroke as the top three causes of death... Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »