If I Have Anemia Do I Have Hiv

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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem that happens when you have a lower than normal amount of red blood cells (RBCs) in your body. It
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Anemia and HIV

Hi Dr. And thanks for your great Job especially on this site. My husband is HIV+ and I have tested recently HIV-, but I am still worried and have had two flu symptoms over a month, I am very tired sometime during the day, L have lost some of my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'm sorry to learn about your husband's HIV diagnosis.Your negative ELISA and undetectable PCR DNA at 13 weeks are extremely encouraging. You will still need an additional Read more »

anemia and HIV +

Hello, I am a spanish nursing student who searching for information about anemia in patients HIV + for my degree came across this forum. Thanks for getting me closer to AIDS and finding so much information there is still many people out there who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are most welcome!Dr. Bob Read more »

Severe anemia HIV positive

I was sent to the hospital for severe anemia and they find out that I was Hiv positivem I havent get the results from the viral test yet, Do you think what I have is aids if it is like that how long can I live?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...point, the only thing we know is that you are HIV positive. The anemia may or may not be related to the HIV. The diagnosis of AIDS is based upon your CD4 count and whether you have any of the AIDS-defining illnesses. If you have an AIDS-defining... Read more »

anemia and hiv?!

Hey Dr. Bob i was had an encounter with a little over three months ago. We were having vaginal sex and the condom broke, im not to sure how long it was broken. She recently told me that she had anemia and she always seems depressed. I got an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »
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Anemia and HIV

...anemia (low red blood count) in persons with HIV. Anemia is important in HIV, since it is common, especially with advanced HIV/AIDS, and has been associated with shorter survival. Both these studies were done in the United States. Women's... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Focus on Hepatitis: Improving Anemia in HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

...Guidelines for HIV/hepatitis C virus (HCV)-coinfected patients recommend HCV treatment with pegylated interferon-alfa (PEG-IFN) plus ribavirin (RBV). Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Anemia: Prevalence and Severity of Anemia Increases With Advancing HIV Disease

...women, children, and injection-drug users." "Anemia has been shown to be a statistically significant predictor of progression to [AIDS] and is independently associated with increased risk of death in patients with HIV," wrote the investigators.... Read more »
The Body PRO

Early Diagnosis and Appropriate Treatment of HIV-Related Anemia Important to Survival of the HIV-Positive

...(anemia of chronic disease), nutritional deficiencies (vitamin B12, folate or iron), blood loss, opportunistic infections and AIDS-related malignancies. Anemia symptoms (fatigue, rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, headaches, etc.) can range... Read more »
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