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Does HIV Cause High Blood Pressure

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High Blood Pressure caused by HIV or AZT

I'm female, 44, diagnosed in '87, started AZT in '92, added Epivir in '96, diagnosed with high blood pressure in '99, no other significant illnesses. Last counts: T-cells 804, 3000 viral load, 33 CD4 & 8's. Blood...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Your high blood pressure is is likely related to be related to factors other than HIV or your antiretroviral therapy.... Read more »

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Blood Labs showed high hemoglobin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just got my hiv labs back and my CD4 dropped from 974 to 717, my viral increased from <50 now to 274. Whats with that..

Is this a blip and has any one experienced this kind of change. Also my hemoglobin came back high.. I gnerally drink... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »

Being pressured to start meds...

Posted by LoveMe, 2 Replies
Since Sept my numbers were 66, 000 within 1 month it dropped to 40, 000 WITHOUT any meds my tcells went from 694 to 604...clinic is telling me u should consider meds so ithe viral load can drop faster...so your tcell can go up..I am spiritual n... Read more »

Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 2 Replies
Has anyone experienced this?
I know what anxiety and panic attack is as I have experienced it first hand but never before do I remember having this 'weird' sensation. Any worried wells here experience stinging pain in both armpits and constant dull... Read more »