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Hemophilia And Hiv

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do HIV meds adversely affect vein health or access? (HIV + hemophilia)

My husband, with severe hemophilia, began HIV meds in 1997. He requires daily self infusions of clotting factor to treat his severe hemophilia. In this past year, his veins have simply stopped allowing venous access - not just at usual access sites,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Frequent infusions and blood draws over a lifetime is hard on the veins of many patients making venous access frequently a challenge. I have not observed that venous access appears to be a problem caused by HIV medications (20+ years of HIV med use... 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 »

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... Read more »
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Save One Life

Overcoming the Odds: Barry Haarde -- First Person With Hemophilia and HIV to Bike Across the USA

Barry at Astoria-Megler Bridge in Astoria, Oregon -- at the starting line. Photo credit: Dan Machnik Photography. Barry with Laurie Kelley, founder and president of Save One Life, who joined the ride on the last day from Manchester to... Read more »
Save One Life

Can a Man Living With Hemophilia and HIV Bike Across the U.S. -- Twice?

Wheels for the World 2013: Fast and Furious! Barry Haarde at the half-way point near Topeka, Kans. Cyclist Barry Haarde commenced his second cross-country bike tour, "Wheels for the World 2013: Fast and Furious," in Costa Mesa, California on... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HHS Begins Notifying Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund Recipients of Payments

HHS Secretary Donna E. Shalala announced today that the Department of Health and Human Services began notifying the first eligible families that will receive payments from the Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund. The initial recipients are being... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Treatment for Hemophilia Is Safer for Patients; Drug Eliminates Chance of Passing Viruses, Diseases

Last week, FDA approved Advate, a hemophilia A treatment containing no human blood components. The drug will be available in pharmacies within two to five weeks. Baxter Healthcare Corp., the drug's developer, has not determined its average wholesale... Read more »
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Protease Inhibitors - Hemophilia bleeds

Posted by akcol
Hi, my fiance is a Long Term NonProgressor - 24 years positive, co-infection HCV, with severe Hemophilia A.

This is a question for the gentlemen with Hemophilia please.
We're requesting any input about any Hemophilic PI increased unusual bleed... 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 fluids" jargon. I understand that we must use condoms... 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 in which a high-risk organ donor infected four patients with the AIDS virus and... Read more »

TENGO SINTOMA, tengo miedo de que sea HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Mi vida era casi perfecta, con mi novia de hace 7 aos, un trabajo muy bueno, me estoy por recibir de analista de sistemas, pero todo se derrumbo cuando conoci a una chica (infiel a mi novia) y tuve relaciones con ella, siempre me cuide con... Read more »