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Neuropathic Fracture

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Neuropathic Pain

I am a HIV patient with CD4 count 488(Feb2012) from India. I was started my ART with (Lamivudine+Nevirapine+Stavudine-30 mg) and continued 5 months this combo. After a severe neuropathic pains I switched my combo d4t to AZT since last two months...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The stavudine you were on may have contributed to your symptoms though it is somewhat unusual to develop severe peripheral neuropathy that rapidly particularly in patients with higher CD4 counts. Switching from stavudine to zidovudine can reduce... Read more »

neuropathic bowel

Dear Doctor:I have been having stomach problems recently and my doctors and I are perplexed. I am... Read more »

fractures orbital and cheek want to see a hiv doc for sculptra

can you help me find an expert in atlanta for facial wasting? i dont have hiv i had a severe facial... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increased Rates of Bone Fracture Among HIV-Infected Persons in the HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS) Compared With the U.S. General Population, 2000-2006

Low bone mineral density is common among HIV patients, but data on their risk of fractures are limited, the authors wrote. To assess the risk, they analyzed data from HOPS, an open prospective cohort study of HIV-positive adults at 10 U.S. HIV... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

HIV Independently, but Modestly, Increases Risk of Fragility Fractures, Study of U.S. Male Veterans Finds

Below is the transcript of a press conference held at CROI 2010 on Feb. 18, in which Julie Womack, Ph.D., of the VA Connecticut Health Care System, discusses a study she presented regarding the risk of fragility fractures among HIV-infected male... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Recent Studies on HIV, ART and Osteoporotic Fracture Risk

Two studies published earlier this year in the journal AIDS added to the accumulating data on the complex relationship between bone health, HIV and antiretroviral treatment (ART). Tenofovir Associated with Increased Fracture Risk In the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People Might Be at Increased Risk of Bone Fractures, Study Finds

As HIV-positive people live longer primarily because of antiretroviral treatment, they might face an increased risk of bone fractures, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital reported last week, Xinhua/Individual.com reports. According to... Read more »
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