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Osteonecrosis And Aids

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The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Osteoporosis Protect Your Bones The Importance of Healthy Bones Bones play many important
Ask the Experts

osteoporosis vs osteonecrosis

I am a 36 yo woman, have been hiv + for last 13 years, on haart for 5 yrs. I have had bone problems since child 8 years old. I would get bone tumours if I banged myself hard, mainly knees & feet. The tumours had to be surgically removed. 8 years...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...process often involving the hipe joints (often termed aseptic necrosis of the hip) which appears to be somewhat more common in HIV persons with a vareity of contributing factors (both HIV-related and non-HIV related). Osteopenia is often a more... Read more »

STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND JUST TAKE KALETRA 2 IN THE MRNING N 2 EVENING??I HAVE JUST RECENTLY IN 2010 HAD 2 TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NICROSIS,PLEASE PLEASE IS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...However, there has not been a firm link with osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis). I'll reprint below some information from the archives about bone disease and HIV/AIDS.I would be concerned about Kaletra mono-therapy. Depending on your resistance... Read more »

Osteonecrosis, por favor aydeme

Estimado Dr. NatterstadLe he escrito varias veces pero no he tenido suerte con su respuesta, entiendo que debe estar muy ocupado. Ojal pueda darse un minuto de tiempo y contestar a mi consulta. tengo 32 aos, diagnosticado hace 7 meses con VIH+....
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
...Buenos das,Estoy de acuerdo con tu mdico especialista en VIH en que tu riesgo de haber desarrollado osteonecrosis es bien bajo. Sin embargo, dolor persistente en la cadera en un portador merece evaluacin. Las radiografas tpicamente no muestran Read more »

Me again, sorry. Question about Osteonecrosis

Hi Nelson,Nuevamente escribiendo de Per (que pesado soy no?) Bueno es que hace mas o menos 2 meses (un poco ms tal vez) tengo un dolor en la cadera derecha, este dolor es permanente. Nunca en mi vida he tenido dolores en esa zona. Actualmente tomo ...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Dudo que sea ese problema. Dolores de cadera pueden ser musculares, y tu no tienes tomando tratamiento tanto tiempo. Y tu regimen no se ha demostrado que causa necrosis avscular de la cadera.Medicamentos viejos como el Crixivan, el uso de largo... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Osteonecrosis and HIV Disease

...case-control study. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 25(1): 19-25. September 2000. Sirera, G. and others. Osteonecrosis and HIV infection: report of eleven cases. 40th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Osteonecrosis

...their 30s, 40s or 50s. Unlike osteoporosis (see Fact Sheet 557 ,) it does not get more common with advancing age. People with HIV have a higher rate of AVN than the general population. What Causes It? AVN is caused by a loss of blood... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Osteonecrosis, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

...are particularly useful for taking pictures of the body's soft tissues and organs. Protease inhibitor (PI): class of anti-HIV medication. PIs work by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make copies of itself. The PIs approved by the... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

...inhibitor (PI). Darunavir works by blocking protease, an enzyme that HV needs to make more copies of itself. During the normal HIV life cycle, an HIV enzyme called protease cuts long chains of HIV proteins into smaller individual functioning... Read more »
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osteonecrosis

Posted by Anonymous
...I'm currently writing an article on osteonecrosis and HIV and would be interested in speaking with people who have been found to have this bone disease. If you would be interested in Read more »

Feel like giving up

Posted by dj1979, 10 Replies
...month, more than twice what we get now. I have exhausted all community resources to help us, my case manager from the local AIDS program can't help us much more, and I don't know what to do or where to turn. I didn't take my meds last night,... Read more »

osteonecrosis

Posted by Anonymous
...I'm currently writing an article on osteonecrosis and I'm interested in speaking with women who have been diagnosed with this bone disease. If you are interested in speaking Read more »

A QUESTION TO HIV DENIALISTS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If all this stuff about the hiv virus and aids were lies, how do you explain that people how test positive after some years WILL ALWAYS experience many many Read more »