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Hiv And Weak Bones

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Bone Health and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Loss and HIV Risk Factors How to Know if You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Physical Activity and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Osteoporosis Protect Your Bones The Importance of Healthy Bones Bones play many important roles in your body. They support you and help youmove. They protect your brain, heart, and other organs from injury. Bones alsostore minerals...
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Getting Weak of Just Can't Gain Strength- How to Reverse Frailty

I am a 53 year old male. I have been positive for over 10 years. I have never had any infections. My CD4 is in the 500's, which is good for me, and my viral load is undetectable. I have started taking Testim as well. I try to get plenty of rest...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
There is some data on increased frailty in aging HIV+ people. A study found that our level of frailty is similar to the one of HIV - people 15 years older than us.This is I would do to reverse some of the frailty, if possible:1- Make sure you are... Read more »

STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND JUST TAKE KALETRA 2 IN THE MRNING N 2 EVENING??I HAVE JUST RECENTLY IN 2010 HAD 2 TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NICROSIS,PLEASE PLEASE IS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Mark,Truvada has been associated with bone loss problems (osteopenia and osteoporosis). However, there has not been a firm link with osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis). I'll reprint below some information from the archives about bone disease... Read more »

HIV in bone marrow and Follow up from you are an AMAZING guy but are you ever going to answer my question

Ok I have some more questions and below I have posted my question that was answered byb youy on Feb 21st. I forget to add that I had a yeast infection during that time and a terrible dry cough. I am still loosing hair (but also still stressed) and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The additional information (yeast infection and dry cough) do not change my assessment for advice. In fact your comment -- "I can't stop thinking about every symptom . . ." -- is clear indication that you need psychological or... Read more »

hiv weakly positive

how many days hiv weakly positive remain in body after first infected by hiv virus...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Depends on the type of test and when the blood samples are taken.... Read more »
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Weak immune system vs time to produce antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everyone
I believe I have been infected with Hiv. I havnt been tested yet but I have many of the symptoms associated with ARS
The source of my possible infection had a confirmed std but tested negative for Hiv at 3-4 months. Is it possible that... Read more »

im weak......7 weeks negative is useless

Posted by regretidiotz, 7 Replies
im weak....i have a 7 weeks negative result but somehow i still cannot comfort myself that theres a possibility that i do not have hiv. not only are my symptoms too real (i have many of them), but my wife also has them....these are too real to be... Read more »

Do you think my immune system is weak?

Posted by Worried12, 4 Replies
Im still battling with this. The conjunctivitis in my eye wont seem to stay gone. It goes away with medicine, but I t has came back a few times. And I have a cold sore. I thought that when you get one it means your immune system is down? And I have... Read more »

Weak Tests & Window Period Myths

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I don't care what the supposed experts say. All I know is what happened to me. I had a stupid, first time unprotected sexual encounter in early February. Two weeks later it all began. It started with feverish/flush of the face, neck and head. Then... Read more »