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Tenofovir And Osteonecrosis

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Osteonecrosis, por favor aydeme

Estimado Dr. NatterstadLe he escrito varias veces pero no he tenido suerte con su respuesta, entiendo que debe estar muy ocupado. Ojal pueda darse un minuto de tiempo y contestar a mi consulta. tengo 32 aos, diagnosticado hace 7 meses con VIH+....
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Buenos das,Estoy de acuerdo con tu mdico especialista en VIH en que tu riesgo de haber desarrollado osteonecrosis es bien bajo. Sin embargo, dolor persistente en la cadera en un portador merece evaluacin. Las radiografas tpicamente no muestran nada... Read more »

Me again, sorry. Question about Osteonecrosis

Hi Nelson,Nuevamente escribiendo de Per (que pesado soy no?) Bueno es que hace mas o menos 2 meses... Read more »

Osteonecrosis

I've been hearing more about osteonecrosis and HIV. And people needing hip-replacements at a... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Does Organ Transplantation Increase the Risk of Osteonecrosis in Some People?

A very rare complication that can occur in HIV-positive people is the deterioration and death of bones, particularly those in the joints. This is called osteonecrosis, or avascular necrosis. In order for osteonecrosis to occur, an underlying... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Osteonecrosis

What Is Osteonecrosis? What Causes It? How Do I Know if I Have Osteonecrosis? What Can I Do About AVN? The Bottom Line For More Information What Is Osteonecrosis? Bone is a living, growing material. It has a framework of protein.... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Osteonecrosis, Osteopenia y Osteoporosis

¿Qué es la osteonecrosis y cuáles son sus síntomas? Osteonecrosis significa "muerte de los huesos". El hueso puede morir si el suministro de sangre se interrumpe y este no puede obtener los nutrientes necesarios; eso se llama necrosis... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Osteonecrosis

¿Qué Es la Osteonecrosis? ¿Cuál Es la Causa? ¿Cómo Sé si Tengo Osteonecrosis? ¿Qué Puedo Hacer Acerca de la Necrosis Avascular? En Pocas Palabras Para Más Información ¿Qué Es la Osteonecrosis? El hueso es materia viva... Read more »
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osteonecrosis

Posted by Anonymous
I'm currently writing an article on osteonecrosis and HIV and would be interested in speaking with people who have been found to have this bone disease. If you would be interested in speaking with me for my story, please email me at SueRoch@aol.com
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osteonecrosis

Posted by Anonymous
I'm currently writing an article on osteonecrosis and I'm interested in speaking with women who have been diagnosed with this bone disease. If you are interested in speaking with me for my story, please email me at SueRoch@aol.com.
Thanks in advance,
S... Read more »

Tenofovir

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm just starting treatment and my doctor who does things differently recommended tenofovir...I know it's a new drug. Has anyone any experience with it?


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HIV testing while on tenofovir.

Posted by EmeandEme, 1 Reply
I have been taking tenofovir for over 6 months for Hep B. 3 months ago I had unprotected sex because the condom broke and need to figure out what test I need to take to check for HIV.

I have gotten tested every single month and everything has come... Read more »