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Hiv Levels In Blood

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Blood levels and HIV

I am 5mnths pregnant and I recently tested positive to HIV.This was after all the other tests for STD's as well as pap smear were done and were clean. My percentage for white blood cells was normal as well as well as red blood cells.Does HIV...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
HIV can have many different effects on the blood, often being associated with low red blood cells and at time even white blood cells. As you know, the most important measure is the CD4 lymphocyte count and viral load.Being pregnant should not be a... Read more »

high level of blood fat

Dear Dr,I'm infected for 19 months. And since June of 1999, my blood fat keep rising. I never... Read more »

high level of blood fat

Dear Dr,I'm infected for 19 months. And since June of 1999, my blood fat keep rising. I never... Read more »
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Seattle Treatment Education Project

Study of High Blood Insulin Levels With Body Changes

There have been great improvements in the health and life-span of persons with HIV who are treated with potent anti-HIV therapies. However, there is increasing concern about metabolic changes. The metabolic changes that have been seen include... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Level Testing

What Is Drug Level Testing? How Can TDM Help? Does TDM Work for All HIV Drugs? Difficulties With TDM When Can TDM Help? Future Directions What Is Drug Level Testing? It can be helpful to test a patient's blood to check the levels of a... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Cholesterol Levels Elevated in Toddlers Taking Anti-HIV Drugs

Toddlers receiving anti-HIV drugs have higher cholesterol levels, on average, than do their peers who do not have HIV, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The researchers found that cholesterol... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Levels of HIV in Genital Secretions Predict Infectiousness

HIV-1 RNA concentrations in semen and vaginal secretions can be used as a marker for HIV transmission risk, suggests a new two-year study of serodiscordant heterosexual couples in Africa. The relation was independent of plasma HIV-1 concentrations,... Read more »
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Trying to be complete, scared on many levels. Hope I'm wrong and just crazy.

Posted by terrorized, 6 Replies
So here we go. This is quite the story, but maybe some here have been in similar positions.

I am 34 years old, seperated from my wife for 2 years, and just left a relationship with a 21 year old girl I met at college who I know now is a highly... Read more »

HIV providers needed! Physicians and mid-levels

Posted by jklein
HIV clinic in Dallas, TX advertising 2 job openings.

Our clinic is an extremely unique setting where we provide quality primary and HIV specialty care to under/uninsured patients and also conduct rigorous clinical trials. We recently became part... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Study Description:

NO/AIDS Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invite you to help with a new program for men who have sex with men (MSM) and 18 years and older called SouthPOL+.

The purpose of this study is to pilot the CDC... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Study Description:

NO/AIDS Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invite you to help with a new program for men who have sex with men (MSM) and 18 years and older called SouthPOL+.

The purpose of this study is to pilot the CDC... Read more »