Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Does Nsaids Cause More Bleeding?

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Permanent NSAID use

Which NSAID would be safest to use for the rest of your life for a condition that will never go away such as osteoarthritis.My doctor has me on meloxicam, but I wonder if there aren't safer alternatives for permanent use....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are a mainstay treatment for many rheumatological diseases; while I'm not expert in arthritis, it seems to me that the best approach is to use the lowest quantity of... Read more »

French kissing with gums that were bleeding may cause HIV?

I had a girlfriend who is sexually active but I wasnt aware until we broke up. She would always... Read more »

Sulfameth.Trimeth and rectal bleeding. Can the drug be causing this?

I'm HIV+, 39, recent t-cell count of 198 and viral load of 44,000. I started taking... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Sepsis Fact Sheet

What is sepsis? Sepsis is a serious medical condition caused by an overwhelming immune response to infection. Immune chemicals released into the blood to combat the infection trigger widespread inflammation, which leads to blood clots and leaky... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction This chapter will focus on basic methods of treating the suffering and distress caused by common pulmonary symptoms in AIDS patients. The approaches offered below are useful in relieving discomfort, even when the underlying disease is... Read more »
Women Alive

Getting In and Out of the Hospital Alive

Two issues ago, I wrote an article about my hospitalization for kidney sludge caused by Crixivan. There was one key sentence in that article: "Fortunately, my doctor was working in the ER, so I went right in." This is so significant because,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS-Related Illnesses Leading Cause of Death in South Africa in 2000, Medical Research Council Report Says

AIDS-related illnesses were the leading cause of death in South Africa in 2000, accounting for about 30% of all deaths nationwide, according to a Medical Research Council of South Africa report released on Tuesday, South Africa's Star reports.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Open cut on Penis (Non bleeding)

Posted by jds, 1 Reply

1 week back I had protected sex with a sex worker less than 2 min. A day later I experience small pain on my pennies next day it developed as small cuts in the pennies tip of the foreskin. I was worried whether condom covers this portion when I... Read more »

A DROP CAUSED ME INFECTION!!!!

Posted by WorriedWell, 1 Reply
hey guys,
sorry to bother u guys again.just wanted t o know that if assuming
1) u get a drop of infected blood on ur little crack of sking on ur finger tip..R u at risk.
2) U get a drop of infected blood on ur ALREADY HEALED CUT(NOT FRSH CUT AND NOT... Read more »

Bleeding Acne

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a bleeding spot and my brother just hit me in the face.

IF he had a bleeding hand would i be at any risk? Read more »