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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Osteoporosis Protect Your Bones The Importance of Healthy Bones Bones play many important
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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
...link with osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis). I'll reprint below some information from the archives about bone disease and HIV/AIDS.I would be concerned about Kaletra mono-therapy. Depending on your resistance profile, additional antiretrovirals... Read more »

Anemia early in HIV disease progression

Hi DoctorI have a simple question for you. I was wondering at what point Anemia can occur in people with HIV disease. Is it possible to have HIV related Anemia within six months of infection or does it take longer.Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,It would depend on the cause of the anemia. For instance, HIV-associated anemia caused by taking AZT (Retrovir, Combivir, Trizivir) could come on quite suddenly (weeks). "Anemia of chronic Read more »

Replication Capacity and HIV disease progression

I recently seroconverted two months ago. Shortly afterwards, the HIV clinic that I being supervised at did a resistance test. Gladly I was found to have no drug resistances, however my Viral Replication Capacity was found to be above average at...
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
The replication capacity assay has not been shown to be definitively predictive of disease progression. Your RC is in the normal range, and reflects a wild type virus, that is, one that does not have any resistance mutations. Your don't indicate... Read more »

HIV and other diseases.

Hi,My name is Steve and my wife and myself are both infected with the HIV virus. Although my progress is excellent, my wife not so.We recently found out she had only a .83CD4 count. Two months later with Medication her CD4 count is back up over...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are related. Briefly, "low iron" can be associated with many conditions, but is not a well recognized complication of either HIV or common variable immunodeficiency. Hopefully, your HIV doctor will be able to give you a more detailed response.... Read more »
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The Body

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

...term: a brittle bone. Often we'll use the terminology of abnormal, but not diseased, bones -- much analogous to HIV without AIDS, for example. It's not particularly complicated for people to understand. Sometimes the T-score/Z-score standard... Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse and the Link to HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases

... What Is HIV/AIDS? The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), is a virus that lives and multiplies Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Anemia: Prevalence and Severity of Anemia Increases With Advancing HIV Disease

...women, children, and injection-drug users." "Anemia has been shown to be a statistically significant predictor of progression to [AIDS] and is independently associated with increased risk of death in patients with HIV," wrote the investigators.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Reiterates Commitment to Fighting HIV/AIDS, Other Diseases to Malian President Toure at White House Meeting

... President Bush on Tuesday reiterated his commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS and other diseases, including malaria, in Africa during a meeting with Malian President Amadou Toumani Toure at the White House, Read more »
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Fat loss in the cheeks but no HIV disease

Posted by Serge2008, 2 Replies
...in my cheeks in a short period of time. I was worried about something serious and I had various blood test for cancer and HIV just to make sure. I also noticed at the same time that some fat deposits like bumps appeared on my back, very... Read more »

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - HIV/AIDS RESEARCH STUDY

Posted by sak51
...Social and Political Sciences Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS stigma. He is looking for individuals interested in sharing their stories about living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

HIV a DISEASE or a CONDITION

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies
SO WHAT IS IT??? This is a very intersting question is it not...? Pharma says it's a Condition, others +ve and -ve say its a disease and or condtion.. WHATS THE BLOODY ANSWER!?!?!?! "Oh Eric, I am so sorry for you, thats a horrible... Read more »

4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 ) There are four stages to HIV disease 1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately Read more »