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How Do I Take Care Of Anemia

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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV Women and Anemia Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical condition that occurs when youhave a lower than normal amount of red blood cells (RBCs) in your body. It canalso happen if your hemoglobin (HGB) level is below normal. HGB is a proteinthat uses iron to carry oxygen. It is found in RBCs and gives blood its...
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anemia -- is rest the answer?

Hey Dr. Handsome,Haven't seen any posts from you for a few weeks. Are you OK? We really worry about you because you are the best. -- not only best in giving the most caring and complete answers but also the best looking! Here's my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Todd,You think my answers are "caring, complete," and "best looking???" OK, if you say so!Sorry for the delay in answering. I have been traveling in Alaska for the past 2 weeks and Internet connections were harder to come... Read more »

Can anemia /possible occupational exposure effect hiv antibody test

I am a former home health aide and in January I was aaigned to a new patient. I worked with this patient for two weeks. During the course of the two weeks I bacame slack in regards to wearing my gloves while cleaning. I really did not think the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You don't recall being stuck, so I strongly doubt you were. Can you ever remember a lancet or needle stick that you didn't feel? Neither can I. Second, you had negative HIV tests up to 6 months after this "potential" exposure,... Read more »

EXPOSURE TO HEPATITIS/ANEMIA

MY BROTHER DIED OF AIDS. I WENT OT VISIT HIM WHEN HE WAS IN ICU ABOUT TO DIE. I WENT IN WITHOUT A MASK ON MY FACE. I DIDN'T KNOW I WAS SUPPOSE TO WEAR A MASK. I DIDN'T SEE THE SIGN AND THE NURSE DIDN'T TELL ME TO PUT ONE ON EVEN...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Your question is not clear to me .Anyway let me say this:You cannot get HIV by visiting your brother.You need to check specifically for liver tests to document hepatitis.Anemia is not the same as Hepatitis.... Read more »

Anemia, Parvo,Procrit and IGG

You may remember my telling you of my recurring anemia and the treatment recommended. Well it turns out that the amount of Procrit prescribed wasn't quite "adequate". I was prescribed only 4,000 units three times a week and am now...
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 good to hear from you again. I'm sorry to hear about the sub-optimal dosing of Procrit. Hopefully, the higher dose will be effective for you. I'll contact one of my colleagues in Hematology to see if I can get you more... Read more »
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anemia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can some1 recently infected devlope anemia? does 1 get this early during hiv or is it later in the disease?

Basically, is it possible to devlope anemia less then a year after infection? Read more »

Anemia y VIH

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Es cierto que la anemia les da a los enfermos con VIH en cualquier estado de la enfermedad, asi lo dijo los doctores Steve y Santana, pero estar con anemia no significa que uno este con VIH. Tambien los retrovirales suelen provocar anemia en algunos... Read more »

anemia and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i read on an anemia website that people with hiv/aids tend to get anemia easily.
is it possible to get anemia from hiv 5 months after exposure/contracting hiv ?
or is this something that only develops in later stages of aids ? Read more »

anemia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hola, tengo varias dudas ms:
1 la anemia puede alargar el periodo ventana?
2 me han salido unos granitos en la espalda que a veces me pican, es un sntoma o es causa del stress?

Ojal todos tengamos salud, gracias Read more »