Hemoglobin Levels And Hiv

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Good news from Thailand and some ??

Hello Dr. Bob,First of all, how are you ? All your friends here in Thailand hope you are doing well.As you might remember through the millions of posts you are receiving me and my wife tested hiv+ 2 years ago in Thailand. My wife started meds...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for several years after I discontinued AZT.The declining hemoglobin, on the other hand, should indeed be monitored closely. Hemoglobin levels below the normal range of 12-16 g/dL for women and 14-18 g/dL for men mean you are anemic. If this... Read more »

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The Body PRO

Longer Dosing Intervals of Epoetin Alfa Are Effective in Maintaining Hemoglobin Levels in Anemic, HIV-Infected Patients

...anemia is associated with improved survival. In addition, well-controlled clinical trials have demonstrated that increasing hemoglobin levels in HIV-positive patients with mild to moderate anemia enhances quality of life and improves physical... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...happens when you have a lower than normal amount of red blood cells (RBCs) in your body. It can also happen if your hemoglobin (HGB) level is below normal. HGB is a protein that uses iron to carry oxygen. It is found in RBCs and gives blood its... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated with Mortality in HIV Type 1-Infected Adults Initiating Protease Inhibitor-Containing Therapy: Role of Education Level and of Early Transaminase Level Elevation

...disease progression. Toxicity of treatments, possibly reflected in this study by elevation of hepatic transaminase level and hemoglobin levels, seemed to play a role in midterm prognosis through a mechanism that remains to be clarified. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


... Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. It carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Anemia causes... Read more »
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