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Hiv And Arthritis

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HIV+, Rhuemetoid Arthritis and Enbrel

My Rhumetologists is considering using this drug because I am not responding to oral therapy, but there are drastic side effects and I am told it is risky waters because it has not been tried on people with hiv. Any Thoughts? I also have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Modest use in HIV+ patients. Can be used depending on which HIV drugs a patient is taking and what is status of HIV disease (CD4 count, viral suppression). 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 »
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Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy right 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,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies neck to hurt, but the elbow problems are new. I have had joint pain in my hands for some time, but since I type a lot and arthritis runs in my family, I haven't though much of it. Getting old is a bastard, but definitely better than lying in... 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, Read more »

unexplained reactive arthritis, would test be + ?

Posted by Shard
...assured to be a negligible risk encounter- unprotected oral, protected vaginal with a hooker. About 1 month after, I developed arthritis in one joint, which still persists and a skin rash on my scalp. I have been tested at 7 weeks for HIV with... Read more »

rheumatoid arthritis,

Posted by Crystal
...crossed double take* what! lol She's testing for everything from lupus to B19 parvo virus but is leaning toward rheumatoid arthritis and so far Xrays indicate this is defiantly possible. I do have advanced peripheral neuropathy (all the way... Read more »