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Hiv With Increased Levels Of Hgb

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Ask the Experts

Could lower HGB be reason for fatigue and sob?

Dear Dr.Frascino: I am a 49yr old male with AIDS. I have noticed increased sob on exertion and fatigue. I am exercising five days a week. I really have to push myself and regulate my breathing. I had a testosterone level which was high. My...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

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

San Francisco General Hospital
Hi,Your laboratory results indicate you are developing a macrocytic anemia (hence the "Morph-Macro 2+" terminology). The lower limit of the normal range for hemoglobin for men is 13 grams /deciliter (12g/dl for women). The elevated MCV and... Read more »

HGB/HCT O.K. but RBC down with increased MCV & MCH

I've been poz about 4 yrs, on Trizivir with CD4 975 and VL <50. My H/H is normal 14/43 but... Read more »

Do RBC's. HgB and Hmtcrt have diurnal variations?...effect on energy??

Are Lymphocytes, including WBC's and CD4's usually higher in the afternoon than morning?... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Domestic HIV/AIDS Spending "Essentially Flat," Increased "Efforts to Control" HIV From "All Levels of Government" Needed, Editorial Says

It has been "difficult over the years to get a good statistical handle on the size of the AIDS problem in this country," a New York Times editorial says, adding, "But by the latest and most sophisticated measurements, the disease continues to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Yemen's Low Education Levels, High Poverty Rates Increasing HIV/AIDS Risk, Experts Say

High poverty rates and low education levels are contributing to increased vulnerability to HIV/AIDS in Yemen, especially among commercial sex workers, according to some experts, IRIN/ PlusNews reports. Abdul-Hafed al-Ward, secretary-general of the... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Osteonecrosis in HIV-Positive Patients Is Associated With Increased Levels of CRP and D-dimer

A retrospective case control study of 43 HIV positive patients with MRI-confirmed osteonecrosis of the femoral head (n=26 symptomatic, n=17 asymptomatic) found they had significantly elevated levels of the biomarkers C-reactive protein (CRP) and... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Osteonecrosis in HIV-Positive Patients Is Associated With Increased Levels of CRP and D-Dimer

A retrospective case control study of 43 HIV positive patients with MRI-confirmed osteonecrosis of the femoral head (n=26 symptomatic, n=17 asymptomatic) had significantly elevated levels of the biomarkers C-reactive protein (CRP) and D-dimer... Read more »
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LIVER ENZYME LEVELS

Posted by steelah343, 1 Reply
I just recently had an HIV test for the first time. I'm currently waiting results.
The impetus for the test was an increase in liver enzyme levels, which my doctor tells me have doubled (from 20s to 40s) in the past two years.

Again, I'm not certain... Read more »

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 »

COPING CLASS - LEVEL 401 - A PERSONAL JOURNEY

Posted by Survivor, 7 Replies
Lets recap the life and times of William and Eric Shall we?

April 2005 - Will's Mom goes in for tripple by-pass - Still in recovery from this to this day.
September 2005 - Eric's best friend is taken by ALS.
September 2005 - Eric has annual check up... Read more »

How to increase CD4 Count?

Posted by Just_Joe, 2 Replies
I have had HIV since November 2008 and 3-4 months later am undetectable with CD4 Count in the 200's but my last CD4 count in January 2010 is in the 300's. My doc said my ratio looks good as far as my CD4 count goes and just keep taking my meds, will... Read more »