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Vitamin D Deficiency Testosterone

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Does Vitamin D affect hiv meds?

Hello, I have been diagnosed with osteopenia and have been advised by my doctor to take a vitamin D supplement. Does vitamin D affect my meds? I take Isentress and Truvada. I am now taking 2000 I.U of vitamin D per day. I also now take a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...osteopenia, though HIV and HCV infection, HIV medications (including tenofovir) are associated with accelerated bone mineral loss.Vitamin D deficiency is usually the result of not taking in enough dietary vitamin D or not getting any sun exposure... Read more »

Vitamin D deficiency

Hi Dr.I'm a 56 year old male. I'm taking Sustiva and Epzicom. CD4:700+ VL: Undect.All other labs... Read more »

Vision problems and Fatigue

I was diagnosed positive in November 2009. I have been on treatment with Atripla since that time. ... Read more »
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Frailty, Bone Disease and Vitamin D Deficiency: An Update From the 1st International Workshop on HIV & Aging

...cancer. People with darker skin, those who live in northern latitudes, those in winter time and the elderly tend to have more vitamin D deficiency. And HIV in itself, as well as the medications used to treat it, seem to also be risk factors. It... Read more »
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Studies Highlight Vitamin D Deficiency Prevalence and Possible Risk Factors in People With HIV

... At the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010), a noteworthy oral poster discussion entitled " Shining Light on Vitamin D Deficiency " showcased six studies that tried to identify risk factors that made HIV-positive people more... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Vitamin D Deficiency

...levels of vitamin D are common among HIV positive people around the world, according to a set of studies presented at CROI. Vitamin D deficiency promotes bone loss -- a concern for people with HIV, who are already at higher risk than the general... Read more »
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Vitamin D Deficiency More Common Among Perinatally HIV-Infected Children Than HIV-Uninfected Children

...Center there, which provides care to HIV-infected children with perinatally acquired HIV infection. My presentation was on vitamin D deficiency in children with perinatally acquired HIV infection. 1 We found that among [perinatally... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

reasons doctors test

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...reasons doctors decide to test for hiv you know besides oral thrush like blood values (low or hight cbc hemoglobin, vitamin, testosterone deficiencies ) any input would be appreciated Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008, 1 Reply
...longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a reliable and good compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »