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Anemia early in HIV disease progression

Hi DoctorI have a simple question for you. I was wondering at what point Anemia can occur in people with HIV disease. Is it possible to have HIV related Anemia within six months of infection or does it take longer.Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,It would depend on the cause of the anemia. For instance, HIV-associated anemia caused by taking AZT (Retrovir, Combivir, Trizivir) could come on quite suddenly (weeks). "Anemia of chronic Read more »

Oral Thrush Early HIV

...16 weeks and was negative.Is oral thrush common in early HIV? Are my tests conclusive?Thanks!Rod Read more »

Early HIV infection and facial wasting

Quick question: Is it possible to experience facial wasting early in an HIV infection before... Read more »
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HIV's Silent Dangers Make Early HIV Treatment Critical, Expert Says . To review her slides, click here . Wafaa El-Sadr, M.D., M.P.H. Wafaa El-Sadr: I spoke this morning on HIV inflammation, and the subtitle of my talk was, "A Paradigm Shift." 1 Largely I was talking about a couple of... Read more »
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Abstract No. 636: The Long Term Response to Combination Therapy Commenced Early in HIV Infection: 3 Year Follow-Up: What's Happened Since Vancouver?

...patient population was 38 newly infected individuals recruited between 7/95 and 2/97. The criteria for entry was detectable HIV RNA with absent HIV specific immune response (N = 9), evolving immune response (N = 20), positive serology with a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Early HIV Treatment Reduces Death, Likelihood of TB, Study Finds

... "Early treatment for HIV cuts patients' risk of death by about 75 percent," according to a study conducted in Haiti and published Thursday in the New Read more »
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HAART for Primary/Early HIV Infection

... Is HAART for Primary/Early HIV Infection Associated With Improved Outcomes After Treatment Discontinuation? (Poster 519) Authored by F.M. Hecht, L. Wang, A. Read more »
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Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
...of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure did they occurr? How long did they last? What was... Read more »

ORAL THRUSH - from antibiotics or early HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...did not go away) my tongue started to burn and it's white in the back. this has been going on for over two weeks. possible hiv exposure from unprotected sex a bit over 5 weeks ago. I went to a clinic and they looked at my tongue and said i had... Read more »

Early HIV symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...tested for the common STDs: clamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and everything is negative. I am concerned this could be related to HIV. I had a one night stand with a woman 6 weeks ago. It was protected sex but I did give her a cunnilingus and we... Read more »

early hiv, worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi folks, just wondering if you guys who are HIV+ out there can remember when you first got infected, if you experienced any of the suite of symptoms known as acute retroviral Read more »