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High Blood Protein And Hiv

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Please Help: Would ESR Blood Test Showing High Protein be a Sign of ARS

Hi,Just had my blood work test back. WBC seems to be ok but showing high protein in body (ESR Test). Could slight protein build up in blood be a sign of HIV infection.I am scheduling my test for HIV Wednesday so extremely worried and nervous.Best...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere are many reasons protein levels can be elevated. Blood levels can change for many reasons, the only truly way to know your status is to get tested!Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

High seric total protein with controlled Hiv and Chronic Hep B

I got my recent blood tests and total proteins were higher than normal , not by much , and the... Read more »

Low Viral load but high abnormal proteins.

Thank you for the support, I 37, I was diagnosed with HIV 10 years ago. My vl is 5300 , cd4 500... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Protein Accumulation Might Cause Fat Deposits, Other Side Effects in HIV-Positive People Taking Protease Inhibitors, Study Says

Similarities between genetic conditions that cause early aging and side effects experienced by some HIV-positive people when taking protease inhibitors might explain the fat accumulation associated with the drugs, according to a study published... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Unveil Piece of HIV Protein That May Be Key to AIDS Vaccine Development

In a finding that could have profound implications for AIDS vaccine design, researchers led by a team at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), have generated an... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

NIH Scientists Identify New HIV-Inhibiting Protein

WHAT: Scientists have identified a new HIV-suppressing protein in the blood of people infected with the virus. In laboratory studies, the protein, called CXCL4 or PF-4, binds to HIV such that it cannot attach to or enter a human cell. The research... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Candidiasis: New Peptide Derived From Protein in Saliva May Be Promising Antifungal Agent

Oral biologists at the University at Buffalo have developed a peptide that appears to be a good candidate for treating candidiasis, a fungal condition that affects HIV patients and other people with compromised immune systems. "We wanted to develop... Read more »
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Blood Labs showed high hemoglobin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just got my hiv labs back and my CD4 dropped from 974 to 717, my viral increased from <50 now to 274. Whats with that..

Is this a blip and has any one experienced this kind of change. Also my hemoglobin came back high.. I gnerally drink... Read more »

Red Grapes, Protein Supplements & Noni Juice

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
Recently, a guy who's been infected for almost four years and is healthy as an ox gave me this advice: "...pay attention to things that can boost your immune system..such as red grapes, Noni juice, protein supplements, etc."

Is there any truth to... Read more »

High Blood Pressure

Posted by LoveMe, 2 Replies
Good Day POZ....Has anyone after being diagnosis all of sudden suffer from hypertension and hbp.....I keep having funny right temple pulpatation and numbish feeling in face then it goes away? Do HIV create that? Is anyone on hbp medicine? I read... Read more »