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Symptoms Of Lactic Acidosis

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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Understanding Lactic Acidosis What Causes Lactic Acidosis? Symptoms of Lactic Acidosis Treatment Risk Factors Taking Care of Yourself Understanding Lactic Acidosis Mitochondria are small organs in your cells. They help convert the food youeat into the energy you need to function. If the mitochondria...fatty, acondition called hepatic steatosis. A fatty liver doesn't work well and can'tbreak...
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Lactic acidosis

I am a carer of an a boy living with HIV/AIDS who is now 19 years and he is now on ATRIPLA. The doctor warned me of lactic acidosis. Kindly let me know about the warning signs of lactic acidosis, because I have read that it can be fatal if not...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The risk of lactic acidosis from Atripla is very low (<<< 1%) so that ordinarily is not much of a concern. Symptoms of lactic acidosis are non-specific and can include increasing fatigue, muscle aching, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss and... Read more »

Lactic acidosis - hypothetically

I have been followed by an HIV specialist for more than 20 years, the last 12 of which have been HIV+ and treated (Undetectable viral load) with an AZT-containing regimen" I have had complaints of muscle weakness and pain, debilitating fatigue,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Lactic acidosis is relatively easy to diagnose with properly collected blood tests. Your symptoms could be but seem unlikely to be due to AZT Read more »

Lactic Acidosis

Hi Dr. Bob.My girlfriend has recently started an ARV regime and has been put on Stocrin & Truvada. Her CD4 count was very low and her viral load high. Other than her blood results she is in very good health. She is concerned about lactic acidosis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...abnormal heart beat weight loss What should I do if I experience these symptoms?Tell your doctor right away if you have any of the symptoms of lactic acidosis. Your doctor may order blood tests, including: liver function tests (LFTs) lactate... Read more »

Twitching vs Lactic Acidosis

...Level is probably the only test I am aware of not take as of now. The feels I do not need it, because I don't have the signs and symptoms of lactic acidosis... I know I have been under a lot of stress lately...not to mention depression... Your...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Lactic acidosis would be very unlikely with that regimen and with the symptoms and lab results you have summarized. Some local nerve irritation Read more »
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AIDSinfo

Lactic Acidosis

...heart beat weight loss What should I do if I experience these symptoms? Tell your doctor right away if you have any of the symptoms of lactic acidosis. Your doctor may then order blood tests, including: liver function tests (LFTs) ... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Lactic Acidosis Warning

...earlier this year suggests a higher risk of lactic acidosis for people taking combinations including d4T/ddI and d4T/3TC. The symptoms of lactic acidosis you need to be alert to are: Nausea Vomiting Abdominal pain Weight loss Malaise Many... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

d4T and Lactic Acidosis With Neuromuscular Weakness: FDA Warning

...PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS, and PATIENT INFORMATION sections of the ZERIT (stavudine, d4T) label to describe the occurrence of lactic acidosis and neuromuscular toxicity in patients using stavudine. A total of 25 patients with neuromuscular... Read more »
AIDSinfo

HIV and Pregnancy

...heart beat weight loss What should I do if I experience these symptoms? Tell your doctor right away if you have any of the symptoms of lactic acidosis. Your doctor may then order blood tests, including: liver function tests (LFTs) ... Read more »
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lactic acidosis

Posted by Anonymous
...Has anyone else out there had lactic acidosis? Would like to hear, share experiences. Read more »

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PEP Question

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
WEll from the incident i already mentioned I went to the emergency room to get a prescription for PEP. They didn't favor the idea becasue of all the side effects. Just a question about the prescription. They gave me three: Indinavir Sulfate: every... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »