Does Hiv Cause Anemia

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Would HIV alone cause anemia?

I was Diagnosed in Oct 2004: CD4 872, VL 27,900. RBC 4.98. Jan 18, 2005: CD4 1446, VL >100,000 Log 5, RBC 4.33. Apr 9, I went to the ER to have glass removed from my foot. They said Diagnosed me with Hypoxia, and admitted me to the hospital. ran CT...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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...asthma or some other type of obstructive pulmonary disease. This could result in hypoxia.To directly answer your question could HIV alone cause anemia? yes, it could. You can read about that in the archives, however, I tend to doubt that is the... Read more »

Can HIV alone cause anemia?

Hello Dr Bob!Was diagnosed poz back in December of '06. Still working through establishing... Read more »

Anemia early in HIV disease progression

Hi DoctorI have a simple question for you. I was wondering at what point Anemia can occur in... Read more »
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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 Read more »
Joseph B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

The Facts About HIV-Related Anemia

... What Is Anemia? Anemia is a condition in which the number of red blood cells (RBC's) or the amount of hemoglobin is decreased in the blood. Red blood Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

..."effects of anemia, morbidity, disease progression, transfusion requirements, and QOL" in these populations. "The prevalence of anemia in HIV disease varies considerably, ranging from 1.3% to 95%: it depends on several factors, including the... Read more »