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What Does Lactic Acidosis Do To You

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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Understanding Lactic Acidosis What Causes Lactic Acidosis? Symptoms of Lactic Acidosis Treatment Risk Factors Taking Care of Yourself Understanding Lactic Acidosis Mitochondria are small organs inside your cells. They help convert energy inthe food you eat into energy your body uses to function. Like solar cells thatconvert sunlight into electricity, mitochondria are power plants inside your cells that...
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Lactic acidosis

what leads to lactic acidosis?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Many things including infections, certain medications, and other kinds of medical illnesses.... Read more »

atripla and lactic acidosis

Does Atripla increases the chances of me developing lactic acidosis? This is the first HIV treatment I received since I was tested poz a month ago and I am really beginning to get use to it. Is this something that i should immediately treat? what...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Lactic acidosis is very rarely seen in patients taking Atripla-not generally a concern. KH... Read more »

Lactic acidosis

Can having the condition lactic acidosis (high level of acid in blood) interfere with HIV testing results?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! Next question!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Lactic acidosis and Glucophage

I read your response concerning lactic acidosis but I still have questions. My mother is a type II diabetic and we recently read in the paper about glucophage(?) and how it could cause lactic acidosis. Her doctor has also mentioned that she may have...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Lactic acidosis is a rare complication of the use of glucophage-- based on what you've described, it would be difficult for me to confirm or negate a diagnosis, but the test for lactic acidosis is a simple blood test.If your mother's... Read more »
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lactic acidosis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone else out there had lactic acidosis? Would like to hear, share experiences.

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Polylactic Acid and facial wasting

Posted by Anonymous
Hi Guys, anyone with experience with polylactic acid facial injections used to rebuild collegen?

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New-Fill featured at LIPO 2000 Conference

Posted by Anonymous
P. Amard and Saint Marc from France presented LIPO Abstract P94 on the use of polylactic acid (brand name
New-Fill) injections in the face.

In 22/26 patients, there was evidence of complete resolution of facial wasting after receiving a total of 4... Read more »

Anybody dying out there?

Posted by Anonymous
Hello out there. I'm a 32 y.o. man who's finally hit the end of my rope. Poz since I was 17 or 18, I've my share of teetering on the brink of death over the last few years, but this time it's not a dress rehearsal. Between liver failure and ongoing... Read more »