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Hemophilia And Hiv

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HCv, HIV and Hemophilia

Dear Dr. McGovern,I would like to ask that if a person living with Hemophilia as well as he/she has coinfection (HCV and HIV), at what CD4 count and viral load it should start the ARV?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The US treatment guidelines now recommend treatment for HIV for all HIV/HCV coinfected patients, regardless of CD4 count. This is because, there are data to suggest that persons who are Read more »

HEMOPHILIA AND HIV INFECTION IN ABSOLUTELY HETEROSEXUAL MAN

DEAR DOC. I AM STRICTLY HETEROSEXUAL MAN OF 43 YEARS OLD, I WAS DETECTED HIV + 2 WEEKS AGO IN A... Read more »

Hemophilia + HCV + HIV

- I have the above conditions and i should be starting ARV's shortly as my new reports come in... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USA Today Examines HIV/AIDS Among Hemophiliacs, History of Virus in U.S. Blood Supply

... USA Today on Wednesday examined HIV/AIDS among hemophiliacs and the history of the virus in the U.S. blood supply. Hemophilia, a condition in which a person's blood Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nebraska: For AIDS Agency Chief, It's Personal

...Project recently announced Sharon Renter as its new executive director. Renter, who joins NAP Sept. 15, currently manages seven HIV/AIDS and STD programs at the Wyoming Department of Health, where she has worked since 2001. She is also an... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HHS Begins Notifying Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund Recipients of Payments

...receive compensation with fiscal year 2000 funds. "Congress should act now to fulfill our obligation to those who contracted HIV through contaminated blood products during the 1980s," said Secretary Shalala. "Now, that the distribution system is... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...estimated 36.1 million people worldwide -- 34.7 million adults and 1.4 million children younger than 15 years -- were living with HIV/AIDS. Through 2000, cumulative HIV/AIDS-associated deaths worldwide numbered approximately 21.8 million -- 17.5... Read more »
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Protease Inhibitors - Hemophilia bleeds

Posted by akcol
...convincing our local doc (conservative infectious disease specialist, with limited knowledge of Hemophilia) that saving the new HIV meds/classes for future use will not matter if no adherence to present classes (PIs) is possible, and Sean loses... Read more »

SAFE SEX?

Posted by tym4usjohnny, 1 Reply
...I am engaged to a wonderful man that has hemophilia and became HIV+ through blood products. I am HIV-. What exactly is SAFE SEX? As a nurse, I understand the "use a condom everytime", "avoid body Read more »

navy testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...does the navy test annually for HIv Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...Home / News / Nation 4 patients get HIV from organ donor Email|Print| Text size ? + By Lindsey Tanner AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007 CHICAGO --A troubling case Read more »