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Hiv And Nose Bleed

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HIV and Nose Bleeds

Hi, my husband is HIV pos. and I'm negative. He has been having nose bleeds and I was wondering if that is something to do with the HIV? He recently started taking viramune and truvada. Though I don't think the nose bleeds are from those as he had a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...(Viramune), can also cause problems with the liver, resulting in bleeding problems, but this occurs rarely. The vast majority of nose bleeds in treated HIV+ patients is due to local nose problems (dryness, chronic irritation, chronic infection,... Read more »

Can HIV particles rest in nose hair & become reactivated if nose bleeds?

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Hiv and nosebleeds

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Lomatium

...practitioner. It contains anti-clotting substances and may be dangerous if your platelets are low or if you have problems with nose bleeds or heavy menstrual bleeding. Lomatium is generally not recommended during pregnancy. High doses may cause a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Atractylodes

...Atractylodes may reduce platelet function so it may be dangerous to use if your platelets are low or if you're having problems with nose bleeds or heavy menstrual bleeding. Otherwise, it should be used as part of a traditional Chinese medicine... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Ginger

...For people with low platelet levels, however, ginger may pose a risk. It may be problematic as well for those who experience nose bleeds or heavy menstrual bleeding. Dried ginger, specifically, can elevate blood pressure in those who are prone to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Garlic

...reason to believe that it may also be dangerous for those with low platelets, such as hemophiliacs, and for others who experience nose bleeds or heavy menstrual bleeding. The reason is that it can break up blood clots and prevent platelet... Read more »
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Nose Bleeds?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Could frequent nose bleeds be a sign of HIV infection, or are they common amongst people with HIV/AIDS? Read more »

Bleeding nose & H.I.V. :

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Last week i had a bleeding nose while i was blowing my nose, it lasted about 2 mintues & today the same thing. What does this mean? Thanks Read more »

Need input on an incident today.

Posted by pden1, 1 Reply
...cell phone in a trash can, when i reached in to get it, there were several paper towels with some blood on them (likely from a nose bleed). The paper towels were wet, meaning the blood was likely fresh. I had some small cuts (not actively... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Have had two cases of severe nose bleeding 1 month after an exposure. Could this be a symtom of ARS? Read more »