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Megace And Vitamin B12 Depletion

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Testosterone/B12/Vitamin D Tests?

Do you recommend these tests for an HIV/HCV/HBV pt? Thank you?
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
Perhaps, depending on the clinical situation. I don't normally recommend these tests in everyone as a routine screen. Read more »

Vitamin B12 shots

Hey Dr. Bob,I am an underweight man in my mid 30's who has been living with the virus since before... Read more »

Vitamin B12 & Folate -- Elevated counts

New YorkerI recently had a blood test and My doctor referred me to a Hematologist for further... Read more »
Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Vitamin B12 and Cognitive Impairment

...made earlier by an HIV nutrition research group at the University of Florida. The new data documented a correlation between low vitamin B12 levels and cognitive impairment in 108 HIV-positive volunteers -- and this association increased as time... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

...the following vitamins and minerals: B Vitamins: Vitamin B-1 (Thiamine), Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine), Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin), and Folate (Folic Acid). Antioxidants , including beta-carotene (the body breaks down... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Anemia

...enough red blood cells. It is also caused by their loss or destruction. Several factors can cause anemia: Too little iron, vitamin B 12 or folate. A shortage of folate can cause megaloblastic anemia, where red blood cells are large and pale... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...acid is found in dark greens, asparagus, lima beans, spinach, and beef liver. You could also take folic acid tablets. If your vitamin B12 levels are low, you may need B12 injections or formulations of B12 you put under your tongue, no matter how... Read more »
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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Preventive Antibiotics

Posted by picaropsv, 4 Replies
...not press the issue. Now he has ordered me to take a sulfite (the same I took for six months) three times a week, along with vitamin B12 (because this sulfite depleats the body of this vitamin) until my CD4s are up to 200, something that might... Read more »

some one please help

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
Ok its like this about 18 months ago i got real sick (could not get out of bed sick) I even had to sell my business. I had sever fatigue, oral thrush, new moles and freckles, lost about 10 lbs, night sweats,fungal rash, periodontal cavities, white... Read more »

Help

Posted by pos_91, 1 Reply
I need to now if anyone has had any problems with their memory. There seems to be somekind of tension head ache related to my problem . but im not sure if its just from the stress of forgeting everything or its connected to the forgettin. I am a... Read more »