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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 both...
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 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 »

hearing loss from cold, prednisone and hiv

Hello and thanks for your continued help.As a result of a cold, I've had hearing loss and... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...common side effects with azithromycin and clarithromycin are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. A rare side effect is hearing loss. Azithromycin may also cause swelling of the blood vessels and liver damage. Ethambutol can cause... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...remembering to take their medications. This is where support from family and friends may come in. Also ask your doctor and local AIDS service agencies for help. Being consistent about taking your HIV drugs may be the best way to treat, and even... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat Read more »
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Making Decisions About Therapies

...vulnerability and hopes of people who are frightened and make a pretty penny in doing so. For more information, read How to Identify AIDS Fraud . Get Informed! Learn About HIV Disease and Your Treatment Options! A key to... Read more »
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Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...Baby-boomers living with HIV We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the Read more »

Struggling with Dad's Loss & Secrets

Posted by BabuGirl, 4 Replies
...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 didn't tell my mother until 8 years... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...with it. Still he notes, ruefully, that his father has no medical complaints other than arthritis, failing eyesight and slight hearing loss. I look at how gracefully hes aged, and I wish I understood what was happening to my body, Mr. Holloway... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »