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Is High Blood Pressure A Symptom Of Hiv

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HIV meds & high blood pressure

Dr. Henry,I was reading a question you answered regarding HIV meds, salty saliva, & high blood pressure (5/26/2000). That reader's situation is very similar to mine. I am also a GWM - 38 y.o.It's not my saliva which is salty, but my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Elevated blood pressure has not been linked to the use of your current HIV regimen. Hypertension has been associated with Remeron in a small subset of patients taking it. As for the salty taste--dehydration can magnify the saltiness of sweat.... Read more »

Ziagen, Zerit, Viramune, Elavil High Blood Pressure, Irregular Heart Beat

Hello,I have been on Zerit, Ziagen and Viramune since Ziagen appeared on the market. I switched to... Read more »

Ziagen, Zerit, Viramune, Elavil High Blood Pressure, Irregular Heart Beat

Hello, I have been on Zerit, Ziagen and Viramune since Ziagen appeared on the market. I switched to... Read more »
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High Blood Pressure

Posted by LoveMe, 2 Replies
Good Day POZ....Has anyone after being diagnosis all of sudden suffer from hypertension and hbp.....I keep having funny right temple pulpatation and numbish feeling in face then it goes away? Do HIV create that? Is anyone on hbp medicine? I read... Read more »

Engaged in High-Risk Behavior - Had Many Symptoms - Am HIV Negative (Phew!)

Posted by IntrospectiveOne, 1 Reply
I'm posting this to let others know that hallmark symptoms of HIV that occur a few weeks after a high-risk sexual behavior don't necessarily mean one is infected. As I posted on July 1:

"I had sex (anal insertive) without a condom (I know, poor... Read more »

HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

Serious Symptoms and High Risk! PLZ HELP!

Posted by regret2max, 1 Reply
Hi,

Im very worried that i have HIV1 rare group or HIV2.

Below is my history:

I've had unprotected sex with a female stranger and also two days before that a Malaysian prostitute which i think the condom might have slipped.

One week after exposure i... Read more »