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Is Blood In Urine An Early Sign Of HIV

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...down the immune system in most people to the point that they develop more serious infections Many people take powerful and effective combinations of medicines to fight the virus, however there is no cure for HIV What Is AIDS? AIDS stands for "Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome" AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV infection Many people take powerful and effective combinations of medicines to fight the virus, however there is no...
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The kidneys

I was just reading a question to you about kidney issues. I was wondering what the signs of problems are. I've read one sign is if your urine gets really foamy. I've only noticed my urine a little bit foamy when I first pee in the morning or when...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Key indicators of kidney problems in the setting of HIV Infection include abnormal blood tests (increases in Creatinine and BUN levels and decrease in calculated GFR). Protein or glucose Read more »

Blood in urine following sexual activity

Hi, I am a male age 33 and had bright red blood in my urine several months ago and the doctor thought it was some type of hernia in the lower groin. Over the past two days, the bright red blood in my urine has returned and is again following sexual...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Unlikely to be due to any of your current HIV meds though renal function evaluation including urinalysis is recommended.. Some mechanical injury to urethra or a problem with Read more »

persistent sore thraot lasting for 3 weeks, elevated white blood cell, and invisible blood in urine (white and red cell)

i had unprotected sex with one girl before 7 weeks and 4 days, and after 4 weeks u start feeling fatigue and sore throat no more sgins and sometimes abdominal pain ... i went to the clinic and make CBC and the result was normal except for the WBC...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...The symptoms you describe are not typical for acute HIV infection other than the sore throat which can be seen. It is possible that you have contracted an STD such as herpes which Read more »

IM PASSING BLOOD AS URINE

I HAVE BEEN ON TRVADA AND EFAVIRENZ FOR THREE YEARS...ONLY YESTERDAY I STATED TO PASS BLOOD AS URINE WHY IS THAT
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You need to go see a doctor as soon as you can. There could be many reasons Read more »
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Videx EC

...with nausea, vomiting, and blood in the urine. Risks for pancreatitis include higher than recommended doses of NRTIs, advanced HIV, and alcohol use. Stop all HIV medications and see a health care provider right away. Other possible toxicities... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...transcriptase from completing its job. This prevents the HIV DNA strand from being formed and halts the HIV life cycle. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Stavudine was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 24, 1994, for use in... Read more »
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An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...lower the amount of HIV-1 in the blood, and it may also allow the number of immune cells called CD4+ cells to increase. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Emtricitabine in capsule form was approved by the FDA on July 2, 2003, for use with other... Read more »
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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 »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...effects. Fuzeon may also cause severe allergic reactions such as pneumonia, trouble breathing, chills and fever, skin rash, blood in urine, vomiting, and low blood pressure. Local skin reactions are also possible since it is given as an injection... Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »