Testing For Gene That Causes Lactic Acidosis
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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastFrom your history and prior challenges with medications it sounds like you can defer treatment at this time. There are different guidelines and the only definitive data that we have is for treatment with CD4 count less than 200. So for people with... Read more »
Brown University School of MedicineI like the idea of a nonnucleoside such as sustiva or viramune. I also think it was reasonable to come off d4T and monitor your LA levels. I'm not sure that "wildly elevated serum" ferritin levels are necessarily bad by the way. I... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESLactic acidosis is a rare complication of the use of glucophage-- based on what you've described, it would be difficult for me to confirm or negate a diagnosis, but the test for lactic acidosis is a simple blood test.If your mother's... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineFortunately the rate of lactic acidosis remains low (< 1%) so there is no need to panic. The symptoms are non-specific but can include malaise, nausea, fullness in the stomach, and weakness. A venous lactic acid level sent on ice to a decent... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHas anyone else out there had lactic acidosis? Would like to hear, share experiences.
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Posted by Mssimone, 1 ReplyIs this a good thing?
Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV
American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain forms of the virus from replicating, CBC News reported.
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Posted by johnson147, 1 Replyon june 15th 2012 I was exposed to the virus had seroconversion symptoms 2 weeks after but yet to test positive 6 months after exposure. Is it possible that I might carry the ccr5 gene in my body and it blocked the virus from really taking its... Read more »
Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replieshiv gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in comments on this hope. Read more »
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