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How Long Does It Take For Hiv To Cause Hearing Loss

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long term hiv - vertigo hearing loss

I've been poz for 7 years and on combivir & sotckrin (efavirnz) for same period. Four months ago I developed severe lower leg pain, vertigo, long lasting skin rash and hearing loss combined with ringing in the ears. After 2 hospital visits...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your problems could well be not related to either your HIV or HIV meds. I have had a few patients seem to develop hearing problems on 3TC (in combivir) though often very tough to know for sure (problem seemed to get better when switched to an... Read more »

Ototoxicity and hearing loss

I have been positive for almost 13 years and have enjoyed reasonably good health since HAART.... Read more »

HIV & Hearing Loss

How can HIV affect hearing loss and for how long is the damage, is the HIV medication a factor in... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

Children Exposed to HIV in the Womb at Increased Risk for Hearing Loss

Children exposed to HIV in the womb may be more likely to experience hearing loss by age 16 than are their unexposed peers, according to scientists in a National Institutes of Health research network. The researchers estimated that ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Linked to Sudden Loss of Hearing

According to researcher Yung-Song Lin, MD of Taipei Medical University in Taiwan and colleagues, individuals aged 35 or younger with HIV infection had twice the risk of sudden hearing loss compared to HIV-negative controls. The researchers noted... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hearing Loss Not Associated With HIV in MACS and WIHS Cohorts

The main objective in the SPARTAC trial was to look at the impact on disease progression from two different short courses of antiretroviral treatment (ART) initiated during primary HIV infection compared to no immediate ART. Sarah Fidler from... Read more »
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Documentary Filmmaker wants to Hear Your Stories

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am looking for people who have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I want to interview a variety of people, old young, gay, straight and show an honest portrayal of who you are, break down barriers and stereotypes and make people... Read more »

NBC Universal Show wants to hear your story

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
My name is Ali and I am an Associate Producer for a new television show called "Home Delivery." The show will be airing this fall, and it is basically about helping people in dire need, and setting out to improve and change people's lives in major... Read more »

HIV and Memory Loss

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
I'm curious how many of you --

1. Have experienced easily forgetting things or have trouble learning new things

2. Have a hard time with math

3. Have trouble paying attention for a long period of time

4. Have trouble finding the right words to get... Read more »

Struggling with Dad's Loss & Secrets

Posted by BabuGirl, 4 Replies
My father died in June - having been in the hospital with Pneumonia since April. It was not until a few days before he died that the kids were told that he had AIDS. The stories are not clear - he knew about it for about 15 years, I think he... Read more »