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Does Having Osteopenia Mean I Have Hiv

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osteopenia and HIV

I have been + for at least 7 yrs.My VL was 100K with Cd4's of 750 when 1st diagnosed.I started with Viramune/d4t/3tc 6 1/2 years ago. My VL has been <50 since that time. My cd4's have flucuated between the 700's and over 1000.I will be 50 in a few...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There are a number of reports out about an apparent increased rate of osteopenia/osteoporosis in the setting of HIV and its treatment. Limited data suggests there may be a link but whether any particular drug is involved is unknown at this Read more »

STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND... Read more »

Does Vitamin D affect hiv meds?

Hello, I have been diagnosed with osteopenia and have been advised by my doctor to take a vitamin D... Read more »
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HIV-Infected Perimenopausal and Menopausal Women Have High Prevalence of Osteopenia/Osteoporosis and Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

...a lot of osteopenia and osteoporosis, which is very interesting. Are they being given anything for it? Yes. If they are osteopenic, we treat them with calcium supplements. If they are osteoporotic, we treat them with something called Fosamax... Read more »
The Body PRO

Osteopenia and Osteoporosis in HIV-Infected Adults and Children

...Stephano Mora from Milan gave us a good introduction this afternoon to the problem of bone metabolism in HIV-infected children. As you know, osteopenia and osteoporosis are frequent among HIV-infected patients. It is still not clear if Read more »
AIDSinfo

Osteonecrosis, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

...major surgeries such as partial or total hip replacement. Medications -- n on- s teroidal a nti- i nflammatory d rugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin or ibuprofen may decrease the pain of osteonecrosis. Assistive devices -- canes, crutches, or a... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Low bone mineral density a risk

Posted by ravi
...bone mineral density, HIV infection and women: fracture or fiction? Clin Infect Dis 42: 1021 1023, 2006. Link:http://www.aidsmap.com/en/news/E667C178-945A-410B-BCD2-8DA9E6AE1D91.asp Read more »

Does this mean he is HIV positive please help

Posted by kyiala, 2 Replies
...clinic to be tested for STD's he went and showed me paperwork that he was negative for othe the other STD's I asked him about a HIV tst and he said to me he had one while he was in jail awhile back and it was negative if he had it the Health... Read more »

does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
...protection cannot be mediated by CTL restricted to murine class I MHC molecules (7, 16). Because of the importance of HIV and AIDS and the critical need for an effective vaccine that is more effective than the natural virus for inducing... Read more »