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How To Treat Osteopenia When You Are Hiv Positive

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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 Osteoporosis Protect Your Bones The Importance of Healthy Bones Bones play many important roles in your body. They support you and help you to move. They protect your brain, heart, and other organs from injury. Bones
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STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND JUST TAKE KALETRA 2 IN THE MRNING N 2 EVENING??I HAVE JUST RECENTLY IN 2010 HAD 2 TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NICROSIS,PLEASE PLEASE IS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...five minutes longer. In the end, you should be working out three to seven times a week, about 20-60 minutes each time.Drugs to Treat OsteoporosisDiet and exercise are best at keeping bone disease from occurring. They can also be helpful if you... Read more »

OSTEOPENIA

I have been on Reyataz, Norvir and Truvada for a little over 2 years. I took a Dexa Scan. My id doc said I have osteopenia and probably should start Fosamax or Boniva in about 2 years. I have a history of osteoporosis in my family (mother). I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...hip, wrist are common). Seeing an endocrinologist can be helpful to look for other risk factors and discuss pros and cons of treatment. Tenofovir occasionally contributes to bone loss but many other factors can be involved including steroid... Read more »

Treatment for bone problems

Im a 47-year old male who was diagnosed with HIV in 1988; currently Im on a new regimen and things are going pretty well, with viral load undetectable and t-cells at 220. However, about 18 months ago, all of a sudden I suffered multiple stress...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...is low testosterone levels that may contribute to the bone loss so replacement therapy may be helpful when that is a factor. Osteopenia/osteoporosis is common in HIV+ persons including males and is now starting to to get the attention the... Read more »

Osteopenia, Double-Compound fracture, Bone disolving drugs and lots of titanium!

Dr. Henry, Thanks for all of your great answers. Recently I was involved in a car accident which broke my arm completely in two and required major surgery. During a follow-up Dexa-scan they found that I have osteopenia. I now take the Fosomax,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Initial reports of osteopenia in the setting of treated HIV infected seemed to implicate protease inhibitors. Like many of other of the chronic side effects now being seen, further Read more »
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AIDSinfo

Osteonecrosis, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

...why. It is not clear if osteonecrosis occurs because of HIV infection itself or as a side effect of the medications used to treat HIV. Symptoms of osteonecrosis include: pain in the affected area of the body limited range of motion, joint... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide range of medical problems, including HIV, and help people live longer and healthier lives. All drugs are... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...similarities between HIV-positive men and women, there are some sex/gender-related differences with important HIV prevention and treatment implications. These differences range from the interaction of HIV and the female immune system, to the... Read more »
Project Inform

Bone Health and HIV Disease

...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 ... Read more »
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... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

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...that we all know could change our lives if everyone knew. IT could change the way people look at us in society, the way we are treated in our homes, in our workplace. Just like everything changed when we found out about our status. Sometimes i... Read more »