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Does Having Anemia Mean I Have HIV

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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem that happens when you have a lower than normal amount of red blood cells (RBCs) in your body. It
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anemia effect on HIV antibody test

Hi Dr, My friend has anemia. She is going to get a HIV antibody test for HIV 1 and HIV 2. Being anemic or having anemia, does it have an affect on the HIV antibody test? i mean like delayed sero conversion or false results. Does she need to get a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Anemia will not affect HIV-antibody test results.Dr. Bob Read more »

Did I give my brother HIV? resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum

So, last night I was masturbating in the bathroom and I had ejaculated semen in different places around the floor. After, I took toilet paper and wiped it up, making sure there wasn't any "noticable" amounts left. After I left, my brother walked in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Glad you found the proper forum to post your question!Your HIV-related concerns are irrational and unwarranted. You are indeed "HIV-OCDing"! I'd suggest you seek counseling (psychotherapy). Read more »

HIV anemia tiredness vs. exhaustion

Hello,Could you tell me the difference between HIV anemia tiredness and HIV anemia exhaustion?Thank-you....you're the best. You always make me smile.Smiley
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...or exhaustion) is related to anemia. If so, it's then equally important to determine what is the cause of the anemia. If it's HIV-related anemia of chronic disease or AZT-induced anemia, then the treatment of choice would be Procrit. Procrit... Read more »

Hiv and Anemia

Dr I was diagnose with severe anemia first and the they find out about my hiv status Cd count 20 , I start taking HIV medication for the last four weeks (Kaletra), I been gettig blood transfusion every two weeks I m getting my 4 one tomorrow, the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Frascino. Epoetin alfa therapy for anemia in HIV-infected patients: impact on quality of life. International Journal of STD's and AIDS. 2000; 11:659-665.) So Curious Girl, back to my original point. How does Procrit work? It works very well.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Anemia: Prevalence and Severity of Anemia Increases With Advancing HIV Disease

...women, children, and injection-drug users." "Anemia has been shown to be a statistically significant predictor of progression to [AIDS] and is independently associated with increased risk of death in patients with HIV," wrote the investigators.... Read more »
The Body PRO

Greater Prevalence of Anemia in Women and African Americans With HIV/AIDS in the HAART Era: A Study of 10,000 Patients

... Greater Prevalence of Anemia in Women and African Americans With HIV/AIDS in the HAART Era: A Study of 10,000 Patients (Poster 475) Authored by T. Creagh, Clinical and Epidemiology Research, Atlanta, Read more »
The Body PRO

Early Diagnosis and Appropriate Treatment of HIV-Related Anemia Important to Survival of the HIV-Positive

...(anemia of chronic disease), nutritional deficiencies (vitamin B12, folate or iron), blood loss, opportunistic infections and AIDS-related malignancies. Anemia symptoms (fatigue, rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, headaches, etc.) can range... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Focus on Hepatitis: Improving Anemia in HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

...Guidelines for HIV/hepatitis C virus (HCV)-coinfected patients recommend HCV treatment with pegylated interferon-alfa (PEG-IFN) plus ribavirin (RBV). Read more »
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anemia and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i read on an anemia website that people with hiv/aids tend to get anemia easily. is it possible to get anemia from hiv 5 months after exposure/contracting hiv ? or is this something Read more »

anemia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can some1 recently infected devlope anemia? does 1 get this early during hiv or is it later in the disease? Basically, is it possible to devlope anemia less then a year after infection? Read more »

Is this HIV or something else??

Posted by Micky2
...and the number of red globules in 3.9, being its minimum 4.5... All this can be fruit of the abortion and the anemia, or is HIV principle? Read more »

scared

Posted by vocguy, 1 Reply
...sweats ,no fevers ,no aches or pains ,no visible swelling of lymph nodes..........complete stress though .Had basic physical ,no anemia ,blood cell level ok ,no infections in blood or urine......I have not been tested,really scared Read more »