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Sickle Cell Anemia And Hiv

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Ask the Experts

sickle cell disease

my profesor told us today that it is imposssible for a person with sickle cell disease to contract HIV or AIDS. Is this true?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...or correct his inaccurate information, he should be reported to his superiors.I'll post below some information about HIV and sickle cell anemia you can share with him as well.Dr. BobHIV AND SICKLE CELL DISEASEEPIDEMIOLOGYSickle cell disease (SCD)... Read more »

Question about anemia and sickle cell disease

Dr. Bob,I know that one of the largest populations with of HIV-positives with anemia is... Read more »

treating anemiam

what are some recent developments for curing or minimizing anemia and which people are subjected to... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Hydroxyurea

...Bristol-Myers Squibb. Hydroxyurea is sometimes referred to as HU. Hydroxyurea was approved for use against cancer. It also works against sickle cell anemia. Hydroxyurea has not been approved by the FDA for use against HIV. Hydroxyurea blocks an... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Filgrastim (Neupogen)

...fever chills trouble breathing drowsiness loss of appetite In rare cases, filgrastim can cause an allergic reaction. Sickle cell anemia may get worse in people taking filgrastim. Be sure your health care provider knows if you have sickle... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Executive Summary: Making Change Real

...healthcare management tool focusing on HIV/AIDS as well as prostate cancer/colorectal cancer, depression, cardiovascular disease and sickle cell anemia; The National Council of Negro Women hosted a panel discussion at its national convention, a... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

still having symptoms

Posted by redsox34, 1 Reply
...body is shutting down. i recently started peeing blood. i've had a cough now for about a month. the only thing it can be is hiv. does the virus work this fast on the body? Read more »

SNAKE OIL "CURE ALL" SALESMEN ARE BACK - BEWARE!

Posted by thedingoman
...Theyre reluctant to peddle their wares within these pages because they know better than to even go there. I WAS APPROACHED BY AN HIV INFECTED INDIVIDUAL BACK IN THE EARLY 90's who was touting the benefits and all that! I was approached to print... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Read more »