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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Comorbidities and Depression in Older Adults With HIV

The authors undertook the current study to investigate whether the high rates of depression seen in older HIV-positive adults are associated with the number and types of comorbidities. The researchers used a non-parametric test of association and... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Earlier and Greater Comorbidities Reported in HIV-Positive Cohort

A study from Amsterdam reported significantly higher rates of health complications in HIV positive people. Judith Schouten and colleagues from the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam, reported on age-associated non-infectious co-morbidities in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Outcomes Could Improve by Integrating Treatment of Comorbid Mental Illness

Although individuals with HIV are living longer due to antiretroviral drug therapy (ART), many of them also suffer from psychological disorders such as depression, neurocognitive disorders, and substance use disorders. An international team from the... Read more »
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HIV+ CO-MORBIDITY WITH SLEEP APNEA?

I was diagnosed sleep apnea in 2005 having been positive for 6 years and on ARV for 3 years then. I had tonsillectomy in May 2006. In the course of this time I have changed my drug regime twice. First was from Stocrin to Nevirapine because of the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some HIV+ persons who are doing well can have persistent enlarged lymphoid tissue including in the oral cavity. Sleep apnea can be a challenging disorder for which CPAP can provide symptomatic improvement and for which surgery is not always the... Read more »

17 y.o. female with comorbid Chron's, malabsorption =viral resistance

Do you have any suggestions for treatment? Presently on 40 mg. D4T q 12;40 mg. 3TC q 12; 1250 mg. NFV q 12; Prednisone 60 mg; cipro & Flagyl. Pt is allergic to Sulfa, Augmentin, Septra etc. Pt is > 90% adherent, body is failing to absorb...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
We often worry about malabsorption in patients who have diarrhea, and especially those with small bowel disease. Obviously, you want to be really, really sure that adherence is not an issue, and in a 17 year old, I am a skeptic.You don't... Read more »

Is Malaria an early symptom of HIV?

Hi, I fell ill with malaria a month and one week after I was possibly exposed to HIV? Is this an early symptom??...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,HIV and Malaria are two completely different infections (i.e. Malaria is <b>not</b> an early symptom of HIV). If you were at risk for HIV, it's a good idea to get tested at the three month point.Hope this... Read more »

Effect of Malaria on HIV POZ

Hi Doc,I live in the tropics. Our regular ailment is malaria from mosquito bites. I ave it from time to time, kindly tell me the effect on my HIV positive status? Does malaria treatment deplete the CD4 count? Thanks a million....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.HIV has an effect on malaria and malaria has an effect on HIV disease. I'll post a link below that discussed these relationships. It's important to treat both illnesses aggressively and to understand possible drug-drug interactions.... Read more »
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