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Vasculitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
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Well, Hello everyone. I am a heterosexual male, just graduated college, who is dealing with quite the demon at the moment. I had unprotected vaginal sex with a female from my school on the 21st of October. Not the smartest idea I've ever made, also... Read more »


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Vasculitis and Hiv

Hello,i want to ask you if someone has hiv for years(7)and doesn t know it and find it by accindent during a periodo that has been diagnosed with vasculitis glomerulonephritis,is it possible to treat it and be ok for many years?Please let me now i...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV can cause kidney damage (usually with protein loss in urine and not standard vascular glomerulonephritis). HIV may have some association with vasculitis but link is not clear. Some HIV meds can cause kindey problems (such as tenofovir or stone... Read more »

cause of vasculitis: cmv or deca?

Hey Nelson, I have CMV and I'm also on Deca. The CMV has been the source of many problems for me, including muscle loss, swollen glands, and some other problems. I went on Deca to counter the muscle loss, and I've noticed increased...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Deca durabolin (nandrolone decanoate is its generic name) is an injectable anabolic steroid used to treat HIV related involuntary weight loss. It can cause increased blood pressure (due to water retention and estradiol conversion) and increases in... Read more »

Viral Loads /CD4

My brother was just released from Mercy Scripps Sat., Feb. 9th 2002. He has AIDS, Hep B, and Vasculitis.His HIV viral load is 9,700 and CD4 is at 57. The dr's strarted him on the antiviral meds Feb 7th. Since he's been home all he is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your question.It is difficult to know exactly what is happening to your brother; it would be helpful to know what kind of CD4 cell and viral load response he has had to therapy. The later is especially important, since without an... Read more »


What other conditions could resemble KS? Some types of vasculitis maybe??? ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Bacillary angiomatosis can sometimes resemble KS. I have not seen any vasculitic lesions that look like KS.... Read more »
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Symptomatic Early Neurosyphilis Among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Four Cities, United States, January 2002 - June 2004

Symptomatic early neurosyphilis is a rare manifestation of syphilis that usually occurs within the first 12 months of infection. 1 Most neurologic symptoms of early neurosyphilis result from acute or subacute meningitis, abnormalities in cranial... Read more »

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A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction The prevalence of skin disorders in AIDS patients treated in the palliative care setting is exceptionally high. Unfortunately, accurate diagnosis and proper treatment of skin diseases in both HIV and AIDS can be an especially... Read more »
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Metabolic Complications of HIV Therapy

Introduction HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Insulin Resistance Dyslipidemia Hyperlactatemia and Lactic Acidosis Bone Disease References Introduction The use of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) has resulted in tremendous... Read more »