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Atripla & Thyroid

Can Atripla (the Sustiva/Truvada combo) affect the thyroid gland? Can Atripla cause hypothyroidism?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not aware nor have I had any experience with the components of Atripla directly causing hypothyroidism (which occurs in the general population and may be increased in HIV+ persons in general). KH... Read more »

Atripla & Thyroid

Can Atripla (the Sustiva/Truvada combo) affect the thyroid gland? Can Atripla cause hypothyroidism?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not aware of data (nor have I seen it in my own patients) that links any of the components of Atripla to hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is fairly common in the general population and has been reported to perhaps be modestly increased in HIV+... Read more »

Swollen Glands/Rash due to Hepatitis or HIV?

Doc this is the second time I'm asking this.Please help me.On 28th Jan 2000 I had sex with an escort service girl in USA.I am a virgin male and on that day I used a condom and she gave me oral sex (max 35-40 secs) and then got on top (max 1min)...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
A negative HIV test 2 weeks after exposure is too soon to know if your are really HIV- or not. You will need to be retested at 2-3 months afterwards, and at 6 months to be 100% certain. Hepatitis B may cause many of the same symptoms, and you... Read more »

Hepatitis affecting AIDS

How does Hepatitis C affect AIDS...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
That is a good question. There are several studies, one from Italy and one from the Atlanta VA that suggest that HCV has no effect on HIV. However, it does appear that some studies show the opposite effect i.e., that HCV does increase perinatal... Read more »
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Swollen glands

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
So I have noticed that everyone that thinks they are hiv+ have swollen glands or lymph nodes. Personally I have had swollen, sore glands since November and I am at high risk. Is everyone hiv+ or are we just really paranoid? Do all these people with... Read more »

Swollen glands and muscle pain

Posted by neibet, 2 Replies
7 weeks ago, I had an oil massage (we were both naked and the masseuse was sitting on my back and feet while massaging me) right after the massage she gave me protected oral sex with a condom. when performing oral sex on me the masseuse licked my... Read more »

LowRisk Sex with the HighRisk and salivary glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have had a swollen gland in the right side of my neck, under my jaw for about FIVE months. It is not tender, and flucuates in size. The GP thought it was a submandibular lymph node; however, the ENT believes it to be my submandibular salivary... Read more »

Swollen Glands ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
There is a great amount of reference made to Swollen Glands re HIV infection and diagnosis. Are swollen glands also painful ( as opposed to being tender to the touch ) ?

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