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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
...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 »

HIV and hearing loss

Is there any scientific evidence that HIV infection can cause hearing loss? I was diagnosed hiv+ in... Read more »

Re: HIV and hearing loss

You stated previously that HIV can cause hearing loss. I have been poz for about 2 years, cd4's... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hearing Loss May Be Linked to Use of Nukes

...1st, 2001 issue of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases , doctors in Denver, Colorado, report on their investigation of hearing loss in three male PHAs. All subjects had experienced hearing loss before starting highly active antiretroviral... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mitochondrial Toxicity

...symptoms. MT may also cause nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy, see Fact Sheet 555 ). It has been linked to kidney damage and hearing loss. Some researchers believe it might also contribute to fat redistribution (lipodystrophy, see Fact Sheet... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

... Table of Contents Introduction HIV-Associated Brain Problems Diagnosing MCMD and HAD Treatment for MCMD and HAD Help for Memory Problems Taking Care Read more »
Connect With Others

I HAVE lost my Life Partner

Posted by MikeAlbl47, 1 Reply
...It has been 6 months since I lost my Paddy to Hiv- and a heart attack, and I STILL miss him JUST as MUCH as when he passed!!! GAWD!!!! I LOVED that man!!! Read more »

HIV phobia??

Posted by whocanfigure, 4 Replies
...met my first HIV phobic physician. A few weeks ago I was referrend to an ear/nose/throat (ENT) specialist because I have had hearing loss and very loud ringing in my right ear for a year. The resident physician was very attentive and took a... Read more »

Death

Posted by Bear60, 4 Replies
...Folks, another friend of mine has died. I got the call yesterday. As far as I know he was not HIV positive. He died from lung cancer. There most likely will be a service for him this weekend. I have been trying to quit smoking Read more »

Struggling with Dad's Loss & Secrets

Posted by BabuGirl, 4 Replies
...in the hospital with Pneumonia since April. It was not until a few days before he died that the kids were told that he had AIDS. The stories are not clear - he knew about it for about 15 years, I think he didn't tell my mother until 8 years... Read more »