Rheumatoid Arthritis And Hiv

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Rheumatoid arthritis, HIV & treatment

I'm a patient with RA since I was 18. My RA was not very active for the last ten years. I was diagnosed with HIV in 2006 (but likely have had the disease for over ten years). I'm currently undetectable, with a T-cell count of about 280. I've been at...
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
...clearly risks associated with these products, particularly in developing active tuberculosis, there is not much data on whether HIV infection is made worse by these products. There are a few case series demonstrating no real harmful effects in... Read more »

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Hiv Testing

Hi Dr. Bob,I have first searched the archives and honestly did not find an answer to this question.... Read more »

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Hiv

I am a 46 yrs female who recently tested HIV+. Apparently I have been HIV+ since 2/96. My doctors... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...IRIS. The box at right provides a list of the known infections. Some chronic conditions, particularly autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or Grave's disease, may become aggravated by IRIS. CMV, or cytomegalovirus Crytococcal... Read more »
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...also increase the risk of osteoporosis: Severe malnutrition Low testosterone levels Hepatitis C infection Rheumatoid arthritis and related diseases Advanced kidney disease Thyroid disorders Use of... Read more »
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rheumatoid arthritis,

Posted by Crystal
...disorder *eyes crossed double take* what! lol She's testing for everything from lupus to B19 parvo virus but is leaning toward rheumatoid arthritis and so far Xrays indicate this is defiantly possible. I do have advanced peripheral neuropathy... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Has anyone heard of HIV tests being hampered by artthirits? Read more »

Bottom Line

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi Bottom Line you said arthritis can give you some of these symptoms, what kind of arthritis do you have? Read more »
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