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Hiv And Hearing Loss

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HIV & Hearing Loss

How can HIV affect hearing loss and for how long is the damage, is the HIV medication a factor in hearing loss....
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
The general answer is no, HIV and widely used medications do not affect hearing. Occasionally infections like shingles can trigger hearing loss, and very rarely tumours but most commonly its just aging nd too much using MP3 players. Your doctor can... Read more »

Re: HIV and hearing loss

You stated previously that HIV can cause hearing loss. I have been poz for about 2 years,... Read more »

HIV and hearing loss

Is there any scientific evidence that HIV infection can cause hearing loss? I was diagnosed hiv+ in... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

Children Exposed to HIV in the Womb at Increased Risk for Hearing Loss

Children exposed to HIV in the womb may be more likely to experience hearing loss by age 16 than are their unexposed peers, according to scientists in a National Institutes of Health research network. The researchers estimated that ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Linked to Sudden Loss of Hearing

According to researcher Yung-Song Lin, MD of Taipei Medical University in Taiwan and colleagues, individuals aged 35 or younger with HIV infection had twice the risk of sudden hearing loss compared to HIV-negative controls. The researchers noted... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hearing Loss Not Associated With HIV in MACS and WIHS Cohorts

The main objective in the SPARTAC trial was to look at the impact on disease progression from two different short courses of antiretroviral treatment (ART) initiated during primary HIV infection compared to no immediate ART. Sarah Fidler from... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Bone Mineral Density Loss Accelerated in HIV-Infected Males

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. ... Read more »
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NBC Universal Show wants to hear your story

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
My name is Ali and I am an Associate Producer for a new television show called "Home Delivery." The show will be airing this fall, and it is basically about helping people in dire need, and setting out to improve and change people's lives in major... Read more »

Have anyone hear about the new HIV manual for the pastors

Posted by NewTLC44, 2 Replies
If ya`ll haven`t heard about the new HIV manual for the pastor to learn how to talk to their congregation about the issues of HIV and AIDS.it was a article in my hometown newspaper the Ocala Star Banner and this pastor Timothy W.Sloan said he had... Read more »

Documentary Filmmaker wants to Hear Your Stories

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am looking for people who have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I want to interview a variety of people, old young, gay, straight and show an honest portrayal of who you are, break down barriers and stereotypes and make people... Read more »

ssi hearing

Posted by alivehoping, 1 Reply
finally a word from ssa,my case will be heard in front of an alj sometime this summer,hopefully i get it.hiv,side effects,cronic hep c,tore knee ligament,back problems,neuropath problems,stress,all this has got to do something,and with viral... Read more »