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Hepatitis And Lupus

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Why muscle wasting & severe pain?

I'm on my HAART regimen, and for the most part I stick to it. My VL is undetectable, my CD4 is 1300. However I am going through severe muscle wasting & pain that has me not able to function well at most times. I also have Hep C & Lupus, but all my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...can be tough to make any specific diagnosis or to treat. HIV infection, some HIV meds (such as AZT or D4T) , hepatitis C, and lupus all can aggravate muscle/joint problems in some patients so your situation can be very challenging. I assume you... Read more »

Double false positive HepC HIV

I recently tested positive for HepC but then negative per RIBA and PCR. Then I tested positive for... Read more »

Can HIV Meds Cause Hepatitis

Saw something on one of Ask the Expert Forums about HIV meds causing Hepatitis, I am HIV+ and HAV-... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...provides a list of the known infections. Some chronic conditions, particularly autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or Grave's disease, may become aggravated by IRIS. CMV, or cytomegalovirus Crytococcal meningitis, or ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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dj1979

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
did you have a dry cough with your symptoms? and are you having any problems now? if you don't mind me asking because i had every thing you had with a dry cough but i could possibly be coinfected with hep c so they said i have to test out Read more »

symptoms stong enough to go the emergency room

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have read that some people have no symptoms at all and some may have symptoms strong enough to go the emergency room. Is there ANYONE in here that experienced symptoms strong enough to go the emergency room and what were they. Will anyone share? Read more »

hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...contains antibodies) 18, 26, 60, 4, 22, 42, 43, 13 4.Leprosy 2, 25 5.Tuberculosis 25 6.Mycobacterium avium 25 7.Systemic lupus erythematosus 15, 23 8.Renal (kidney) failure 48, 23, 13 9.Hemodialysis/renal failure 56, 16, 41, 10, 49 ... Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...contains antibodies) 18, 26, 60, 4, 22, 42, 43, 13 4.Leprosy 2, 25 5.Tuberculosis 25 6.Mycobacterium avium 25 7.Systemic lupus erythematosus 15, 23 8.Renal (kidney) failure 48, 23, 13 9.Hemodialysis/renal failure 56, 16, 41, 10, 49 ... Read more »