Ways To Treat Anemia
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Michael,Let me try to address your major concerns:1. In HIVers, anemia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. In addition, it dramatically influences quality of life, particularly because of its contribution to fatigue.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,First, the good news: Your current anti-HIV regimen seems to be working well to control your virus (viral load 216,000 down to undetectable) and allowing your immune system to recover (CD4 304 up to 440). The problem is now you are experiencing... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey X, I love it when the X-men write in. Now, let me get this straight: The "nice-enough-but-kinda-way-too-busy" doc graciously told you he would treat your anemia "if you wanted" with steroids rather than Procrit, because it... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationThere is no magic number at which treatment should start. There is no magic number at which treatment should start. The best thing to do is check your hemoglobin. If it's below the normal range you should attempt to find out why. If it's... Read more »
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Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people.
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Posted by Garth, 2 RepliesHello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »
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