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High seric total protein with controlled Hiv and Chronic Hep B

I got my recent blood tests and total proteins were higher than normal , not by much , and the doctor didn't say anything about it.Is it somewhat normal with my conditions or should i be worried? Also my creatinine and urea level were just...
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
It is not unusual to have an elevated total protein level in the blood associated with HIV infection. This is usually the result of an elevated globulin level (in general antibodies). However, depending on the actual level of total protein... Read more »

C-reactive protein production in HIV

Apparently my c reactive protien levels are quite elavated! What does this mean? Is it bad and if... Read more »

Low Viral load but high abnormal proteins.

Thank you for the support, I 37, I was diagnosed with HIV 10 years ago. My vl is 5300 , cd4 500... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Common Protein in Human Semen Increases Infectious Potential of HIV, Study Says

A common protein in human semen increases the infectious potential of HIV 100,000-fold, according to a study published Friday in the journal Cell , the San Francisco Chronicle reports (Russell, San Francisco Chronicle , 12/14). Researchers at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gene Controls Production of Protein That Blocks HIV From Entering Cells; People With Extra Copies Protected, Study Says

Individuals who have extra copies of a gene that produces a specific protein are less likely to contract HIV or develop AIDS than people from the same ancestry who do not have extra copies of the gene, according to a study published in the Jan. 6... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA-Led Research Team Discovers an Autoimmune Mechanism for Serious Drug-Induced Adverse Reactions

A team of researchers led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has discovered a new mechanism for identifying and understanding drug-related autoimmune reactions. In an article available online today in the journal AIDS , the team found that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Identify Protein in Monkey Cells That Blocks HIV; Could Help Scientists Develop Drugs, Vaccine

Researchers have identified in monkey cells a protein that naturally blocks HIV that could help scientists develop drug treatments for HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Feb. 26 issue of the journal Nature , the San... Read more »
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Red Grapes, Protein Supplements & Noni Juice

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
Recently, a guy who's been infected for almost four years and is healthy as an ox gave me this advice: "...pay attention to things that can boost your immune system..such as red grapes, Noni juice, protein supplements, etc."

Is there any truth to... Read more »

Horrible Allergic Reaction to Atripla

Posted by MikeInPhilly2, 1 Reply
Hello All,

I was diagnosed HIV + on July 5th, 2011.

My doctor and I decided to move immediately and aggressively against the virus and she prescribed Atripla.

I did OK for the first week or so. Then I broke out in a rash that while not very sightly,... Read more »