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Hiv And Stroke

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HIV and stroke risk

Hi doc -- ok, I know HIV can affect heart disease, but what about stroke? My uncle and my dad both died of stroke. Will HIV increase my risk for stroke even more -- on top of the risk that comes with my family history?
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...The same study that looked at heart attacts in people with HIV on treatment and found an incresed risk with each extra year of combination therpy has also reported an increased risk of stroke Read more »

hiv and stroke

My grandmother is 73 years and is hiv positive. She started using ARVs in September, last year.... Read more »

did I have a stroke or is trhie hiv related

Eariler this year my speech beccame very slurred and stuff. Its hard to explain without hearing.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

People With HIV Have High Stroke Risk: Study

... U.S. stroke rates declined by 7 percent from 1997 to 2006, yet during the same period stroke rates in HIV patients increased 60 percent, a new study finds. "Generally speaking, strokes in patients with HIV are not common, so the Read more »
The Body

Stroke Numbers Rise Among People With HIV

... People with HIV incresing the number of stroke cases. Photo: Research suggests that people with HIV are up to three times more Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Stroke Patient Files Discrimination Complaint With HHS

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at . The ... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Files Federal Discrimination Complaint On Behalf of Stroke Victim Who Was Denied Care by Six Louisiana Nursing Homes Because He Has HIV

..."Cecil Little's situation is heartbreaking -- but it isn't unique," said Jonathan Givner, a staff attorney in Lambda Legal's AIDS Project who is also working on the case. "As people with HIV and AIDS live longer, they have medical needs that... Read more »
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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 »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i just had a stroke,is it possibly AIDS related? Read more »

Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...I think I might have one many things which I feel put me at risk for HIV with several different people at many different times. I kissed them on the lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual masturbation Read more »

My Uncle has HIV

Posted by Ts1ts1, 1 Reply
...Hello everyone! Thanks for your time. My uncle is hiv positive. He is currently in hospital after having a stroke on Friday. I really don't know what to expect, but am just praying Read more »