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Hiv With Bleeding Disorders

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HIV and Nose Bleeds

Hi, my husband is HIV pos. and I'm negative. He has been having nose bleeds and I was wondering if that is something to do with the HIV? He recently started taking viramune and truvada. Though I don't think the nose bleeds are from those...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV infection can cause some bleeding disorders (such as a low platelet count). HIV drugs, including nevirapine (Viramune), can also cause problems with the liver, resulting in bleeding problems, but this occurs rarely. The vast majority of nose... Read more »

Tonghe bleeds spontaneously. ....Side Effect from Haart?

My tongue starts bleeding spontaneously while I'm napping in the evening,. The bleeding stops... Read more »

thin skin and bleeding

My roommate and I both bleed easily and get big red blotches on our arms if we bump into... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Menstrual Disorders in HIV-Infected Women

Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Causes of Abnormal Menses in HIV-Infected Women III. Assessing Menstrual Irregularity in HIV-Infected Women IV. Managing Menstrual Irregularities in HIV-Infected Women References I.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coital Bleeding and HIV Risks Among Men and Women in Cape Town, South Africa

The researchers set out to examine the prevalence and sources of coital bleeding among men and women living in a township in Cape Town. Genital bleeding during intercourse may play a part in facilitating the spread of HIV in South Africa, which has... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Videx EC/Videx (Didanosine) Label Change Reflects Potential for Serious Liver Disorder

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare professionals and patients about a rare, but serious, complication in the liver known as non-cirrhotic portal hypertension in patients using Videx or Videx EC (didanosine). Didanosine is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Long-Term Neuropsychiatric Disorders on Efavirenz-Based Approaches

Following the commercialization of efavirenz as an antiretroviral for HIV treatment, its use was associated with the onset of neuropsychiatric disturbances. While most such problems are typically mild and generally disappear within a few weeks,... Read more »
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Protease Inhibitors - Hemophilia bleeds

Posted by akcol
Hi, my fiance is a Long Term NonProgressor - 24 years positive, co-infection HCV, with severe Hemophilia A.

This is a question for the gentlemen with Hemophilia please.
We're requesting any input about any Hemophilic PI increased unusual bleed... Read more »

Bleeding nose & H.I.V. :

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Last week i had a bleeding nose while i was blowing my nose, it lasted about 2 mintues & today the same thing. What does this mean?

Thanks Read more »

Oral Sex Bleeding Gums and Hiv...Please help

Posted by terrifiednFla, 1 Reply
I have been engaging in performing oral sex for many months on different men with HIV status unknown. None of which ejaculated in my mouth. But after what im feeling I am fearful that i have contracted HIV. I tasted blood in my mouth and had... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »