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What Causes Vaginal Bleeding Upon Pressure

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Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...heart attack occurs when a plaque bursts and forms a clot that totally blocks a coronary artery. CAD can also lead to heart failure or an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). Other cardiovascular problems include: High blood pressure (hypertension) Angina (chest pain) Rheumatic heart disease (damage to the heart caused by rheumatic fever) Stroke (interrupted blood flow to the brain, usually caused by a blood clot or burst blood vessel) ...
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blood pressure

Can Truvada and Nervirapine stop blood pressure tablets from working effective.Am trying different types of meds to bring it down.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Truvada and nevirapine generally don't interfere with the effectiveness of blood pressure medications though details about which blood pressure meds would be helpful. Blood pressure is often challenging to treat in Read more »

Atripla and high blood pressure

Diagnosed in 2001, started Atripla in April of this year. My blood pressure had always been very good (well withing the good range). For the past 3 months though my home monitoring has shown an increase on most days up to about 147/95 though not...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...your very kind comments.The medications in Atripla (tenofovir,FTC and efavirenz) are not thought to directly cause high blood pressure. It would be relevant to know if your kidney function is normal, since tenofovir is metabolized by the kidneys... Read more »

Can a tripla cause High blood pressure

Hi I enjoy reading and learning about this disease. As I am newly diagnosed ( 6 mths) I just started Atripla and my blood pressure is Through the roof 180/104 my dR doesnt believe it is from the meds I am also over weight he thinks it is from...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...hypertension. I cannot state with any confidence that use of an alternative HIV regimen would predictably reverse the blood pressure problem so I would tend to try to manage the blood pressure with diet, exercise, and BP meds if you are... Read more »

high blood pressure a PI based side effect?

Is high blood pressure a direct result of NNRTI or PI based HAART?My fiance, with undetectable HIV since 1983, on a recent new HAART switch regime: (Reyataz, Combivir, Norvir for two months) from Sustiva and Combivir, (two years) and PI based before...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There has been some soft data suggesting some links between elevated blood pressure and for example protease inhibitors. Often that link involves the older protease inhibitors so data is more limited with atazanavir-based Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

...cells. This is known as HIV-Associated Nephropathy or HIVAN. Other causes of kidney disease include diabetes and high blood pressure. These problems, especially HIVAN, are much more common in African-Americans. Taking some medications used to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...tap. A needle is inserted into the middle of your back just above your hips. The needle removes a sample of spinal fluid. The pressure of the spinal fluid can also be measured. If the pressure is too high, the health care provider may drain some... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Cardiovascular Disease

...blood to the heart) cerebrovascular disease (problems with blood vessels in the brain, including stroke) high blood pressure (hypertension) peripheral artery disease (blocked blood vessels in the legs) rheumatic heart disease... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...having a high potential for abuse and no medical use. Marijuana was later found to have other health benefits. It can lower pressure within the eye. This helps treat glaucoma, an eye disease which can cause blindness. Marijuana also reduces... Read more »
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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
...that I start having a bad cold with cough and runny nose, right now I don't have a cough or runny nose, but I do feel a slight pressure on my chest. Since our last encounter was on December 15th, 2008 can I get tested in Feb 15th? or should I... Read more »

Blood pressure.

Posted by Anonymous
...Does your blood pressure rise when first infected with the virus. Read more »