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Medical Terms Associated With Hiv

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Pain associated with long term treatment of HIV

Dr. Henry,I started having deep aches in all my joints 2 years ago. I have been treated for HIV for 15 years with normal CD4 cell counts and non detectable Viral Loads and no other major illnesses. My specialist sent the inflammatory lab work up...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have not seen credible data clearly linking long tern successful HIV treatment with swelling of joints or specific drugs with that problem either. In our large HIV clinic we also have not been seeing Read more »

brain fog

What is "brain fog"? Is it the same thing as dementia. My doc mentioned it in reference to my HIV... Read more »

Lymphoma and HIV

I was wondering if there is any data or information available to the claim that HIV meds can cause... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National Medical Association Calls on Government to Tackle HIV/AIDS

... The National Medical Association -- which represents 30,000 black physicians in the U.S. and other countries -- has called on the government to tackle Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambia Medical Association Calls for Collaboration on HIV/AIDS Research Between Doctors, Herbalists

...collaborate on quality research for potential HIV/AIDS treatments to help reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country, Zambia Medical Association President Swebby Macha said recently, Xinhua News Agency reports. According to Macha, many... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American Medical Association Meeting: U.S. Needs National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...Office of National AIDS Policy and relevant stakeholder groups, declared a resolution passed at the recent 158th annual American Medical Association (AMA) meeting in Chicago. "Still, 25 percent of patients with HIV don't know their status, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Medical Association: Home HIV Tests "Too Risky"

... The chair of the South African Medical Association has warned against the use of home HIV test kits, urging persons instead to take the test in medical settings where Read more »
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Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments associated with ageing, the New York Times reports. CDC estimates show that the number of people ages 50 and older... Read more »

I have HIV Associated Dementia after 24 Years

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
...for my earlier angy post, but a diagnosis that you are losing control of your emotions and your higher brain functions due to HIV is most distressing. My HIV specialist and my AIDS neurologist at UCLA have both told me that the occurrence of HIV... Read more »

hiv-negative aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...of CD4+ T-lymphocytes, and many Non-HIV AIDS patients have developed the opportunistic infections or otherwise rare cancers associated with AIDS. Non-HIV AIDS patients may comprise perhaps one percent of all AIDS patients. While the majority of... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...disease. Mr. Holloway, who lives in a housing complex designed for the frail elderly, suffers from complex health problems usually associated with advanced age: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, kidney failure, a bleeding ulcer,... Read more »