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Does Blood In Urine Mean I Have AIDS

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Blood in urine following sexual activity

Hi, I am a male age 33 and had bright red blood in my urine several months ago and the doctor thought it was some type of hernia in the lower groin. Over the past two days, the bright red blood in my urine has returned and is again following sexual...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Unlikely to be due to any of your current HIV meds though renal function evaluation including urinalysis is recommended.. Some mechanical injury to urethra or a problem with Read more »

blood in urine

I am HIV+ and have went successful Interferon/Ribavirin treatment for Hep C in 2002. Both my HIV... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Reyataz (Atazanavir)

...If you develop any of the following signs or symptoms, tell your healthcare provider right away: pain in your side blood in urine pain upon urination abnormal urine color Gallbladder disorders. Gallstones and gallbladder... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Crixivan (Indinavir)

...medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Indinavir was approved by the FDA on March 13, 1996, for use with other antiretrovirals in... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...fear, in denial, and even in damage to your health. Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment The myth: "HIV doesn't cause AIDS." The reality: If you don't have HIV, you don't get AIDS. If you have AIDS, you have HIV. Over 20 years of solid... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... Table of Contents What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is the Difference Between HIV and AIDS? How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? Why Should Read more »
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Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers for NYC study

Posted by notices1
...Are you HIV+? (Earn $250) (mahnattan, brooklyn, queens, bronx) Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers 18 years or older to participate in a Read more »

Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
...I live in Thailand and found out I am HIV+ a little over a month ago. My CD4 count was 251 and VL 29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments: Nevirapine Read more »

still scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested neg. at 10 and 13 weeks. i just went for my physical and they found a lot of blood in my urine. could this be related to hiv? Read more »

still having symptoms

Posted by redsox34, 1 Reply
...body is shutting down. i recently started peeing blood. i've had a cough now for about a month. the only thing it can be is hiv. does the virus work this fast on the body? Read more »