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How To Prevent Osteopenia When You Are Hiv Positive

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Bone Health and HIV Disease

Introduction What Is Bone? Who Is at Risk? What Is Osteopenia? What Is Osteoporosis? What Is Osteonecrosis? How Is Bone Loss Diagnosed? Preventing Bone Loss Treating Bone Loss Concerns for People Over 50 Access to Medicines Research on Bone Loss The Bottom Line Introduction As people living with HIV take HIV drugs over time, a growing list of conditions has become a concern for those who try to manage their overall...
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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...
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 time.... Read more »

can treatment of acute infection prevent a later positive status?

I think I may have been infected with HIV. I heard that I could take a viral load test to see if I have been infected recently and that if so I can be treated for acute infection. Should I go this route?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If you think that you have been infected with HIV, meaning that you had a definite exposure to someone who is HIV infected or at high-risk for infection, see your doctor. It could be beneficial to detect HIV early and begin treatment.PCR testing is... Read more »

truvada for prevention - hes positive and i'm not

I have been dating a guy, who was diagnosed as HIV positive about a year ago (he is being treated currently), for a few months now and we are considering becoming sexually active. I am negative and only practice safe sex. For all intensive purposes,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.You ask several really important questions- ones that have been given a lot of recent attention with the recent FDA approvals of Truvada (tenofoviv/FTC) for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and home-based HIV testing.First,... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding your risk, I suggest you read through the information in the archives of this forum in the chapters dedicated to magnetic couples, HIV-sexual prevention and... Read more »
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