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Itp And Hiv

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hiv pos and itp

recently after being diagnosed pos..I had an episode of this a long term situation I should worry about?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Could be. It is not uncommon to see ITP associated with HIV infection, with resultant low platelet counts. However, in many people who start HIV meds and get the virus under control, the platelet counts tend to normalize.... Read more »

swine flu vaccine causes ITP on hiv+ not on meds.

dear all the proteines contained on the swine flu vaccine accelerated a downfall on my bloodplates... Read more »

Complex ITP question and being HIV negative.

Dear Dr. Frascino,Well over 20 years ago, I was diagnosed with ITP. My treating hematologist... Read more »
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Am I really HIV+ - don't know what to believe!

Posted by barbara123, 1 Reply

I will try to keep this brief, I was diagnosed as having ITP in 2002 after, blood tests, bone marrow tests, steroid treatment and finally splenectomy and discharged with out a second thought.

In 2009 I was diagnosed HIV+ while being pregnant with... Read more »

LOW platelet and joint pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am 32 male from toronto. I have been diagnosed to low platetlet in 1997 and range is 45 to 95. It goes up and down but mostly i am within this range. I was told by my bood specialist that ITP. They don't know the cause of it. Well, same time... Read more »

Anxiety and symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you have anxiety and are experiencing a host of symptoms and are convinced you have contracted HIV, then let me relay my experience. In February I had unprotected sex with a stripper at a hotel room. This included oral (give and receive) and... Read more »

What a life

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I hate having this. As a straight single male(37 yrs. old), meeting women is the hardest thing in the world. And being on disability doesn't help. And all the friends that have deserted me, thinking I'm gay or infectious because of being... Read more »