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Thyroid Problems From Hiv Medication

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HIV, complera medicine, and Thyroid problem?

Hi Doctor. I was wondering if HIV along with the medicine taking for it, Complera, in this case can cause Thyroid issues/problems. The reason I ask is because for several weeks now. It feels as though there is a blob of mucous lying at the very base...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.I'm a bit confused-- the doctor said that there was no evidence of acid reflux, yet gave you an acid lowering medication?As for seeing a GI specialist, this could be a reasonable next step, and not extreme, but... Read more »

HIV/Hep-c thyroid problems?

im HIV / hep-c and on meds for 3 weeks now. Since my diagnoses in June 03, i have gained about... Read more »

IL2 and Thyroid Problems

Hi,I am HIV positive and participating in a subtaneous IL2 study. I went through 2 rounds of IL2... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

How to Thwart a Thyroid Problem

Hundreds of millions of people around the world have one. As do roughly one out of every 10 Canadians -- although half of us aren't aware of it. We're talking about thyroid problems. A thyroid problem can be so unobtrusive that you don't even... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Sleeping Soundly When You Are HIV Positive

Before starting HIV medication, flight attendant Terry Wong never had a problem with jet lag or sleeping. "I could sleep just about anywhere anytime," he recalls. "If I was tired and there was a bed, I would pass out and be snoring in minutes."... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors

Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "prematur[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments associated with aging, the New York... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Routine HIV Testing Poses New Problems for Health Officials

In September, CDC recommended universal, voluntary HIV tests for all patients ages 13-64 in clinical settings as a way to link more of those HIV-infected but unaware to treatment and care. Many California providers, however, have questions about the... Read more »
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Thyroid and testing?

Posted by Anonymous
Does having a history of Thyriod problem impact in anyway the results for antibody testing? I tested several times with Home Access kits and got negitives to 27 weeks. Considering that I have a Thyroid disfunction history should I retest??? Help

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Problems with HIV Science

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
By Matthew Irwin, MD

The author, a family practice physician in Washington, DC, reviews the evidence that has led him to the conclusion that the HIV=AIDS hypothesis is fundamentally flawed.


Disagreement about HIV's role in causing AIDS has been... Read more »

Thyroid??

Posted by Anonymous
It it possible that thyroid function tests can be abnormal in early HIV infection? Is that common? I know you can not go on symtoms but is thyriod disfunction an early HIV infection? Thanks

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anal problems....

Posted by erik1964
I have been on hiv medication for more than 10 years now, I noticed that Viramune gives me no anal pleasure any more (but also did Darunavir). Because of the side effects I don't have lots of choices for therapy. Now I am on Truvada (really good... Read more »