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Do Hiv Patients Keep A Slightly High Temperature

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thyroid/low basal temperature

Which in usually more prevelent in hiv positive people hyper or hypo thyroid? I know fevers are very common, but how dangerous is it to actually have a lower than normal body temperature all the time? I've been screened a few times for thyroid...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In my experience hypothyroidism is the more common but I have seen both. Many persons (with or without HIV) seem to run body temperatures 1-2 degrees lower than the so-called average. I have never noted a problem among my HIV+ patients who run... Read more »

Problems with high air temperature

Hi There!,I am having extreme problems with high air temperatures. It makes me very dizzy, my... Read more »

Temperature and HIV Test(Never asked before)

Dear Dr. Bob,First of all, thanks for the invaluable service and support you have provided for all... Read more »
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KS in the HAART Era Includes Patients With High CD4 and Suppressed Viral Load: Importance of KS Chemotherapy for Some Patients in Addition to ART

An overview of Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) in the HAART era was given by Mark Bower from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital who focussed on the continued use for KS chemotherapy and included recent cases of KS in patients with high CD4 counts (>350... Read more »
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American Foundation for AIDS Research: HIV Treatment-Experienced Patients Set High Standards for Therapy Success

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HIV-Positive Patients in Asia at High Risk of Developing Drug Resistance Due to Inconsistent Treatment, Lack of Monitoring

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ARS Patient cases

Posted by Anonymous
Primary HIV Infection Case Presentations
The following cases illustrate the complexities involved in recognizing and correctly diagnosing primary HIV infection (PHI). Extensive lab work, but also thorough history taking, is required. Patient 1 was... Read more »

High VL/High CD4: what to do?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi from Italy.
I'm HIV+ since Feb 00 and I discovered my status in June.
Since then I have regularly checked my situation having always high VL (from 60K to 240K) and high CD4 (from 750 to 1000).
My last analysis are VL: 200K and CD4: 907.
My doctor is... Read more »

Patients with concomitant HIV and CVID

Posted by Impossible
Here's a short power point presentation

www.mcgill.ca/files/microimm/Sun_IHI.ppt

One of their patients who has HIV after going on HAART or ART saw there immunoglobulin levels greatly decrease indicating somehow HIV was masking their... Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 2 Replies
Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev
From: akumar

My dear Brothers & Sisters,

Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga & Pranayama" is a boon for HIV & AIDS patients.

I am impressed by the Great job, being... Read more »