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Hiv Thyroid

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Dear Mr Molaghan,I am a 25yr old female that is no stranger to fatique. In September of 96 I had my entire thyroid removed due to Cancer. My constent fatique was one of the factors that enabled them to diagnos the cancer. Just recently (2-9-98) I...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloIt's difficult to comment on the entire source of your fatigue in the absence of more detailed clinical information such as viral load, CD4 count, CBC results, etc. There is always a fine line in giving thyroid hormone to patients who... Read more »

hiv status in thyroid!!!

dear shannon, i got a well job in arab country here i gave my blood for some medical check up for... Read more »

HIV, complera medicine, and Thyroid problem?

Hi Doctor. I was wondering if HIV along with the medicine taking for it, Complera, in this case can... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

How to Thwart a Thyroid Problem

Hundreds of millions of people around the world have one. As do roughly one out of every 10 Canadians -- although half of us aren't aware of it. We're talking about thyroid problems. A thyroid problem can be so unobtrusive that you don't even... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Diagnosis and Treatment of Endocrine Disorders in the HIV-Infected Patient

Disturbances of adrenal, thyroid, growth hormone, and gonadal function are commonly seen in HIV disease and may contribute to the loss of muscle and lean body mass in advanced HIV disease. Increasingly, anabolic hormonal therapies are being... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Banishing Chipmunk Cheeks and Bullfrog Neck

Some people experienced facial wasting as a result of HIV treatment, others got a fat face. Nelson Vergel had the swollen glands on the side of his face that made it look bigger. Vergel, a treatment activist who started as an advocate of exercise... Read more »

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on HIV Treatment Side Effects With Dr. Joel Gallant

Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on HIV treatment side effects, which took place on Oct. 17, 2007, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc., moderated by The Body's editorial staff and hosted by Dr.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
It it possible that thyroid function tests can be abnormal in early HIV infection? Is that common? I know you can not go on symtoms but is thyriod disfunction an early HIV infection? Thanks

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Thyroid and testing?

Posted by Anonymous
Does having a history of Thyriod problem impact in anyway the results for antibody testing? I tested several times with Home Access kits and got negitives to 27 weeks. Considering that I have a Thyroid disfunction history should I retest??? Help

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News 4 HIV'ers

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 3 Replies
Graves' disease may be a risk for patients starting ART with a low CD4 cell count who then have good immune restoratation
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Michael Carter, Monday, March 20, 2006

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Do I need to worry?

Posted by worried79, 2 Replies

I'm new to this forum. A few months ago I began having problems with my thyroid - my final diagnosis was silent thyroiditis. My sympoms were weight loss, diahhrea, anxiety, depression, heat intolerance, insomnia, and heart palpitations. 11... Read more »