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Anemia

... What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. It carries oxygen from the lungs
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Anemia early in HIV disease progression

Hi DoctorI have a simple question for you. I was wondering at what point Anemia can occur in people with HIV disease. Is it possible to have HIV related Anemia within six months of infection or does it take longer.Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,It would depend on the cause of the anemia. For instance, HIV-associated anemia caused by taking AZT (Retrovir, Combivir, Trizivir) could come on quite suddenly (weeks). Read more »

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 »

Kind of physician considered specialist for anemia

What kind of physician would be considered a specialist to work with anemia?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...A hematologist is a physician who specializes in diseases of the blood, including anemia. Anemia however, can often be diagnosed and treated effectively by many different types of physicians. HIV specialists are often Read more »

Iron and Anemia

Hello,Can taking Iron supplements help reverse the anemia caused by taking Combivir (or make any change at all)?Thanks
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

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

San Francisco General Hospital
...HelloTaking iron supplements alone will not reverse the anemia caused by Combivir. It is possible, however, for a person to have both iron deficiency anemia and medication induced anemia. Read more »
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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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Anemia: Prevalence and Severity of Anemia Increases With Advancing HIV Disease

...The current study describes the prevalence of anemia, a common hematologic abnormality that can significantly impact clinical outcomes and quality of life (QOL), in several populations Read more »
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Mild to Moderate Anemia Remains Common in HIV Patients

... Anemia Prevalence Among HIV Patients: Antiretroviral Therapy and Other Risk Factors (Poster 1151) Authored by J.P. Nadler, T.S. Wills, 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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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 »