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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
...There are no good randomized controlled studies, and what has been published in the medical literature is anecdotal. Although there is clearly risks Read more »

HIV and rheumatoid arthritis

I am a 55 yr female who was diagnosed with AIDS 18 months ago. Thanks to Atripla my CD4 is now 321... 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 »
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An Overview of Isentress (Raltegravir, MK-0518)

... ral-TEG-ra-vir --> Brand Name: Isentress Other Name(s): MK-0518, MK0158, RAL Drug Class: Integrase Inhibitors Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

... ne-VYE-ra-peen --> Brand Name: Viramune Other Name(s): BI-RG-587, NVP, Nevirapina Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...virus-1 and herpes simplex virus-2. Although herpes-1 is most often associated with cold sores, both forms may be sexually transmitted and can cause genital herpes. Like other viruses, herpes remains in your body for life. It hibernates in nerve... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique 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 »

New to the bulletin boards? Introduce yourself!

Posted by TheBody, 34 Replies
...Welcome to The Body's "Living With HIV" forum. You'll find many supportive and knowledgeable individuals who can relate to what you're going through. Take a moment Read more »

autoimmune diseases

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i got my 13 week neg. back yesterday. my exposure was condom came off inside the female. so i was exposed for about 5 mins. or so. i'm hearing that their are some autoimmune problems that could delay the findings of antibodies. what are some of the... Read more »

HIV phobia??

Posted by whocanfigure, 4 Replies
...I think I just met my first HIV phobic physician. A few weeks ago I was referrend to an ear/nose/throat (ENT) specialist because I have had hearing loss and Read more »