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Getting Anemia When You 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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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »

anemia and HIV +

Hello, I am a spanish nursing student who searching for information about anemia in patients HIV + for my degree came across this forum. Thanks for getting me closer to AIDS and finding so much information there is still many people out there who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are most welcome!Dr. Bob 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 »
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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 »
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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 »
The Body PRO

Mild to Moderate Anemia Remains Common in HIV Patients

...red blood cells. Since the earliest days of the epidemic, anemia has been recognized as an important clinical problem in HIV/AIDS. It was a very common occurrence associated with the use of the first antiretroviral agent AZT (zidovudine,... Read more »
Joseph B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

The Facts About HIV-Related Anemia

...with HIV disease. The incidence of anemia ranges from 10% in people who have no symptoms to 92% in individuals with advanced AIDS (Kreuzer et al., 1999). The cause of anemia in people with HIV disease can be due to many factors. Some of those... 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 »

Anemia?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know what is the typical symptoms for anemia? I recently experienced bruises easily which had never happened to me before. I was a very healthy person and bruise or cuts Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...Is it possible to contract HIV through someone's yeast? I've been reading everywhere that oral thrush is caused primarily by HIV/AIDS people, and that since I contracted a yeast infection on my penis from receiving oral, then that person was... Read more »