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How To Manage Osteopenia When You Have Hiv

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osteopenia and HIV

I have been + for at least 7 yrs.My VL was 100K with Cd4's of 750 when 1st diagnosed.I started with Viramune/d4t/3tc 6 1/2 years ago. My VL has been <50 since that time. My cd4's have flucuated between the 700's and over 1000.I will be 50 in a few...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There are a number of reports out about an apparent increased rate of osteopenia/osteoporosis in the setting of HIV and its treatment. Limited data suggests there may be a link but whether any particular drug is involved is unknown at this Read more »

Does Vitamin D affect hiv meds?

Hello, I have been diagnosed with osteopenia and have been advised by my doctor to take a vitamin D... Read more »

OSTEOPENIA

I have been on Reyataz, Norvir and Truvada for a little over 2 years. I took a Dexa Scan. My id... Read more »
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HIV-Infected Perimenopausal and Menopausal Women Have High Prevalence of Osteopenia/Osteoporosis and Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

...a lot of osteopenia and osteoporosis, which is very interesting. Are they being given anything for it? Yes. If they are osteopenic, we treat them with calcium supplements. If they are osteoporotic, we treat them with something called Fosamax... Read more »
The Body PRO

Osteopenia and Osteoporosis in HIV-Infected Adults and Children

...Stephano Mora from Milan gave us a good introduction this afternoon to the problem of bone metabolism in HIV-infected children. As you know, osteopenia and osteoporosis are frequent among HIV-infected patients. It is still not clear if Read more »
AIDSinfo

Osteonecrosis, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

...major surgeries such as partial or total hip replacement. Medications -- n on- s teroidal a nti- i nflammatory d rugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin or ibuprofen may decrease the pain of osteonecrosis. Assistive devices -- canes, crutches, or a... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
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Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from the Religious Affairs and Health Committees of the national Board of Directors, HIV/AIDS has... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Low bone mineral density a risk

Posted by ravi
...bone mineral density, HIV infection and women: fracture or fiction? Clin Infect Dis 42: 1021 1023, 2006. Link:http://www.aidsmap.com/en/news/E667C178-945A-410B-BCD2-8DA9E6AE1D91.asp Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »