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Hiv And Arthritis

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HIV and arthritis: problem with DMARD

reservoir cells, activates latent hiv and destroy infected long lived cd4 memory cells. is it going to give me benefit for both hiv and arthritis or bad result would happen? please help....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.While there are some interesting very preliminary studies that suggest that certain gold-containing compounds might have HIV activity, there are no sufficiently powered (sized) studies about benefit or safety in people... Read more »

hiv and arthritis

Hi doc ,I went for an hiv antibody test at 3 months it came back non reactive , my question is, I... Read more »

Joint Pains, HIV and Arthritis

Hi DoctorAbout 3 months ago I had a bad nick from a barber while getting shaved and there was a... Read more »
HIV i-Base

No Evidence of Premature Aging Effect in HIV-Positive Patients

Similar to some other conditions including diabetes, hyperlipidaemia and rheumatoid arthritis, HIV-positive people are at higher risk of developing serious age-related co-morbidities including myocardial infarction and kidney and liver disease. It... Read more »

Caring for the (Near) Majority: Addressing the Needs of Older Adults With HIV

Thanks to the success of HIV treatment, and the fact that one in six new HIV infections occurs in older adults, people ages 50 and older will account for the majority of people with HIV in the U.S. by 2015. But they face many barriers to HIV testing... Read more »

Growing Up With Meds

In 1996, combination HIV therapy gave us the ability to suppress HIV and allow the immune system to rebuild itself. After years of struggling with treatments that were only partially effective, we finally had the technology to dramatically alter the... Read more »

HIV JournalView

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Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »

Connection between my arthritis and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
I was diagnosed with arthritis in my knee. Dr didn't know cause, I did have a staph infection this summer which I am wondering could have caused Septic Arthritis, or is there any connection between my HIV (14 years)? So many conditions seem to be... Read more »

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone heard of HIV tests being hampered by artthirits?

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Infectious arthritis-ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have heard of infectious arthritis occurring in HIV. Does this come out in ARS or during symptomatic HIV? I've had flu symptoms that after a low risk incident but the joint pains has not left and I still have it after 7 weeks. The joints are... Read more »