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Hiv And Blood Pressure

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Hiv and blood pressure

I've read that when you have hiv and a high viral load it increases your blood pressure. I suffer from that and all other severe hiv symptoms and scared I'm not producing antibodies to bring down my viral load. I've had two hiv...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe first thing to know is you can have high blood pressure and not have HIV. Second, your testing history shows that you are HIV free. Testing guidelines are to be tested 90 days after possible exposure and as long as there were no other... Read more »

Hiv effects on blood pressure

Hiv cause blood pressure to go up high? My blood pressure has been consistently high after my... Read more »

Hiv in relation to blood pressure

Hi Doc.My cd4 count is about 650 and I am not on medication.I am taking BP drugs but my BP is not... Read more »
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Are Diabetes and High Blood Pressure to Blame for Unemployment in the HIV/AIDS Community?

According to a French study, the probability HIV-positive people will leave their job within five years of being diagnosed is 35 percent -- and not for reasons you might think. Researchers analyzed 622 patients who received HIV care between 2004 and... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Systolic Blood Pressure and Risk of Myocardial Infarction in HIV Infection

A report from a large US observational cohort suggested that in HIV positive patients, increased systolic blood pressure (s-BP) may be a more significant risk for the risk of heart attack irrespective of use of hypertensive treatment, after... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

News Outlets Report on Growing Pressure on Chinese Government to Acknowledge How Blood Transfusions, Donations in 1990s Contributed to Spread of HIV/AIDS in China

The Los Angeles Times examines the factors that contributed to the spread of HIV/AIDS among people living in China who donated blood and received blood transfusions at government-run hospitals in the 1990s. According to the newspaper, "the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Free Tests to Be Offered at Area Event

Free screenings for HIV, blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol will be offered Tuesday at a National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day commemoration at East Saint Paul Baptist Church, 5300 Oak Grove Rd. W. in Fort Worth. The tests will be offered from... Read more »
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Blood pressure.

Posted by Anonymous
Does your blood pressure rise when first infected with the virus.

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Risk of hiv by Vacutainer Blood Collection System

Posted by sinso
My anxiety its Killing Me.
When i went to take my test for my past interocuorse the nurse use a vacutainer System.
As you know The Vacutainer System consists of a doubleDouble-tussin dm-pointed needle, a plastic holder or adapter and a series of... Read more »

Being pressured to start meds...

Posted by LoveMe, 2 Replies
Since Sept my numbers were 66, 000 within 1 month it dropped to 40, 000 WITHOUT any meds my tcells went from 694 to 604...clinic is telling me u should consider meds so ithe viral load can drop faster...so your tcell can go up..I am spiritual n... Read more »

HIV and TIA's or mini strokes

Posted by gatorboy, 1 Reply
I am 50 y/r and have no heart or blood pressure problems and after living with aids for 17 years I had a TIA (mini stroke) previously this year. Does anyone know of any HIV medications that could have caused this? Read more »