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What Causes Bone Problems

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Does HIV or HAART cause bone problems?

I am a 22 year old female who has HIV and has had it for 2 years now.I just wanted to know if HIV or meds taken for HIV cause bone problems?I am on Sustiva,Epivir and Viread and my viral load has been "undetectable" the last 4 times I have had it...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Alot still needs to be worked out regarding bone issues in the setting of HIV and its treatment. The rate of bone loss may be increased but the data is conflicting and it is Read more »

BONE LOSS/BONE DENSITY TEST

Hi, I am taking Reyataz, Norvir and Truvada, age 53, on meds for 20 months. I have read that... Read more »

Meds and bone problems

I am on Norvir,Reyataz,viread, videx,emtriva. I have been having alot of pain in my feet and... Read more »
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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

... Table of Contents Introduction Figuring Out Bone Disease Prevalence in the HIV-Positive Population Defining Low Bone Mineral Density Causes of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Read more »
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Bone Health for Life

... Why Does Bone Health Matter? What Is Osteoporosis? Who Gets Osteoporosis? Am I Really at Risk? How Do I Know if I Have Osteoporosis? Read more »
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Exercise for Your Bone Health

... Why Exercise? The Best Bone Building Exercise Exercise Tips A Complete Osteoporosis Program For Your Information Vital at every age for healthy Read more »
Connect With Others

Curious - Do any of you have bone or joint disease

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...osteoarthiritis (which seem insignificant to me just now). There are also reports of people with AIDS getting a disease of the long bones called avascular necrosis. Some researchers are positing that long term HIV infection and perhaps the meds... Read more »

Low bone mineral density a risk

Posted by ravi
...is informative and helpful. HIV-positive women entering the menopause are significantly more likely to have osteopenia (low bone mineral density) than comparable HIV-negative women, an American study published in the April 1st edition of... Read more »

bone density loss due to protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Curious as to latest info. on research into bone density loss due to HAART therapy. Most research data i've seen goes back to 99 or 2000. Any new data/research into this? Read more »

t-bone, everyone..... ur opinion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi guys, after reading the posts for a while i wanted to share my story and get an opinion from people who are in a similar situation. I had an encounter with a prostitute but unlike most here.... it started with no condom.... this was for say 5... Read more »