Red Brown Clots Discharge And Back Pain, 7 Weeks

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...hemoglobin has stabilized. Notify health care provider if experiencing pain and/or swelling in the legs, worsening in shortness of breath, increases in blood pressure, dizziness or loss of consciousness, extreme tiredness, or blood clots in hemodialysis vascular access ports. Do not take with Combivir or Trizivir, since zidovudine is already in these medications. Tips: The not-so-good news for people adding zidovudine: the fatigue and...
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high red blood count and blood clots with reyataz

Hi Doctor,I have been on zerit, viramune, reyataz, with norvir booster since Sept of this year. Last week I developed servere stomach pains and spasms, the worst pain in my life. I went to the emergency room and they told me I was making to much red...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
The problems you are describing have not been previously reported regarding or attributed to Reyataz. While they are unlikely to be related to Reyataz, you should urge your doctor to report them to the drug registry at the FDA. Read more »

Blood Clot

What do you mean when you say blood clot? You say the HEP. C can live longer in a blood clot because it stays moist. Is blood on a piece of paper considered a clot?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
No. Blood in large drops that does not dry. Blood on paper is dry right away. That is still a minor issue. If you are worried, go get tested! Good luck! DTD Read more »

Could fungal infection cause DVT blood clot formation?

Is there any old or recent research evidence that might link the formation of DVT clots in the arms or jugular vein to any HIV related fungal infection? I was just admitted to the hospital after experiencing deep ache/pain in my shoulder and arm,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV infection has been associated with a modestly increased risk for blood clots generally independent of any specific infection (including fungal infection). KH Read more »

Blood Clots and H.I.V.

I was diagnosed in 2000, I have been extremely lucky to have responded well to all my treatment. My counts go up and down at times, but other than anemia back in 2001, I have not had many side effects, until this past October.I was hospitalized for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There may be a slight increase in the rate of blood clots. Protein S and C deficiencies, phospholipid syndrome and other conditions associated with blood clots have been reported in Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Taiwanese Hemophiliacs File Lawsuit Against Bayer Over Blood-Clotting Products Allegedly Made With HIV-Tainted Blood

...Angeles against the U.S. unit of Bayer and four other pharmaceutical companies, alleging that the companies knowingly sold blood-clotting products that could have been tainted with blood from HIV-positive people, Reuters/Yahoo! India News ... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Markers of Inflammation and Blood-Clotting Tied to Hazards of Intermittent HIV Treatment

...University of Minnesota, and his colleagues hypothesized that pausing ART and allowing HIV levels to rise stimulated inflammation and blood clotting in some patients, which could lead to disease or death. To test their hypothesis, the scientists... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV May Cause Dangerous Blood Clots

... Patients who interrupt HIV treatment have a higher risk of blood clots and other problems with blood vessels, even if they are relatively healthy, according to a recently published international Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Linked to Increased Risk of Blood Clots

...People with HIV who are younger than 50 may be at an increased risk of potentially fatal blood clotting, called venous thrombosis, suggests a study published in the May issue of AIDS Patient Care and STDs (2002;16:205-209). Read more »
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