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How Do I Take Care Of Anemia

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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem that happens when you have a lower than normal amount of red blood cells (RBCs)
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Anemia and late seroconversion? (resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum)

Dr. Bob: I tested HIV negative at 3 months via a rapid test that used my saliva. I also found out that I'm anemic (low MCV count) according to some recent blood work that was done. I would take the negative 3-month test as conclusive (esp. since...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1.Would anemia and stress contribute to a late seroconversion? Nope!2.Are there specific factors that would cause someone to test negative until Read more »

Severe anemia HIV positive

I was sent to the hospital for severe anemia and they find out that I was Hiv positivem I havent get the results from the viral test yet, Do you think what I have is aids if it is like that how long can I live?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...At this point, the only thing we know is that you are HIV positive. The anemia may or may not be related to the HIV. The diagnosis of AIDS is based upon your CD4 count and whether you have any of the AIDS-defining Read more »

Anemia and t-cell acct. (Bob)

Dear Dr. Bob,I emailed before with this same question. I havent gotten on answer and I am really interested in knowing the answer because i am having gastric bypass surgery. i was diagnosed with HIV in 1985. I have never been on medication. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Irma,Anemia does not decrease CD4 counts. Anemia refers to decreased red blood cells. CD4 cells are a specific type of lymphocyte. Lymphocytes Read more »

Anemia

Hello~I was hospitalized 5 weeks ago for internal bleeding (stomach bleed) and I lost blood because of it. I had 2 blood transfusions in the hospital and now I am on iron supplements. My last hemaglobin count was 9.1 which I understand to be lower...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...normal range of hemoglobin for women is 12-16 g/dL, so you are definitely still anemic. Yes, the dizziness can be caused by anemia; however, it could also be caused by other things as well, such as low blood pressure, medication side effects,... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Anemia

... What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a Read more »
Joseph B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

The Facts About HIV-Related Anemia

... What Is Anemia? Anemia is a condition in which the number of red blood cells (RBC's) or the amount of hemoglobin is decreased in the blood. Read more »
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Implications of Anemia: Focus on Managing Patients Infected with HIV and HCV (Satellite Symposium)

... Anemia and Survival in HIV Disease Presented by Jens Lundgren, M.D. Anemia in the Setting of HIV and Oncology Presented by Alexandra Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Focus on Hepatitis: Improving Anemia in HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

...recommend HCV treatment with pegylated interferon-alfa (PEG-IFN) plus ribavirin (RBV). The adverse effects of IFN/RBV, particularly anemia, may be more common among HIV/HCV-coinfected than HCV-monoinfected patients, and are often associated with... Read more »
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Anemia en primoinfeccion

Posted by Gago, 1 Reply
...y me hizo sexo oral sin proteccion ella a mi. La cuestion es que a los 9 dias me realice una analitica y me salio que tenia anemia, los leucocitos salieron en 7200 y la proporcion de linfocitos 36,5 % a las cuatro semanas del contacto me realice... 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 Read more »

Anemia y VIH

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...hola, quera preguntar que ms o menos cuando se produce una anemia como sntoma de VIH, a los pocos meses de la infeccin? o en fases ms avanzadas? Tengo que decir que la ultima prueba Elisa me 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 Read more »