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Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

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thyroid/low basal temperature

Which in usually more prevelent in hiv positive people hyper or hypo thyroid? I know fevers are very common, but how dangerous is it to actually have a lower than normal body temperature all the time? I've been screened a few times for thyroid...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In my experience hypothyroidism is the more common but I have seen both. Many persons (with or without HIV) seem to run body temperatures 1-2 degrees lower than the so-called average. I have never noted a problem among my HIV+ patients who run... Read more »

sweating without temperature

Hi. I know a lot of viruses/bugs have been going around lately. I am taking Atripla, viral load undetectable, and WBC around 400. I have been sick for about two weeks. First, the flu, which lately turned into a bad cold with a cough. I got some...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It would be unusual for a patient who is on stable meds for years (such as Atripla) to suddenly develop sweating due to the HIV drugs. More commonly another problem such as infection or other condition (such as thyroid problems) would be involved... Read more »

Acne more Common with HIV-Positive People?

Does being HIV + make you get acne more easily ??I am not on any meds but I keep breaking out!...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
There is an increase in several types of skin inflammation with HIV disease. Yes, acne and most noteably- eosinophillic folliculitis. Treatment with an antibiotic may help. So does use of anti-inflammtory medications, (pills and creams). Also use of... Read more »

Breast cancer in HIV-positive men; how common is it?

Dear Bruce, Is male breast cancer common in AIDS patients? Thanks...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Breast cancer in HIV-positive men is exceedingly RARE. The vast majority of HIV-positive men who have breast masses do NOT have male breast cancer. Nevertheless, it is important to have these breast masses evaluated. The majority of these masses... Read more »
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No common cold in 5-7 years ?

Posted by squanderer, 2 Replies
I used to get colds that lasted days and weeks more than 6 years ago. However, in the last 6 years I haven't had much of a cold, and when I feel a bad cold coming on the next day its gone. I am wondering if any HIV positives have experieced this... Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

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