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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...HIV-positive puts you at higher risk for bone disease. Experts don't know why this happens. It could be due to HIV itself, HIV drugs, or HIV-positive people getting older. HIV-positive people have unusually high rates of three kinds of bone diseases: Osteoporosis Osteoporosis happens when too much bone gets broken down and not enough put back. This causes lower bone density, also called bone mineral density (BMD), which means there are...
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STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND JUST TAKE KALETRA 2 IN THE MRNING N 2 EVENING??I HAVE JUST RECENTLY IN 2010 HAD 2 TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NICROSIS,PLEASE PLEASE IS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...be due to HIV itself, HIV drugs, or HIV-positive people getting older. HIV-positive people have unusually high rates of three kinds of bone diseases:OsteoporosisOsteoporosis happens when too much bone gets broken down and not enough put back.... Read more »

Alcoholic Liver Disease and HIV

I have recently been diagnosed with two things: alcoholic liver damage (moderate), and HIV. How will my body tolerate the medications? And for how long? Are there any medications for HIV that do not need to go through the liver? Please answer...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Treatment for HIV is very important to slow down liver disease progression. Several studies suggest that suppression of HIV is a good thing for Read more »

type and distribution of Hodgkin's Disease in hiv- and hiv+ patients

Hello,I read in a post that the type and distribution of HD seen in HIV+ patients is different from that of HIV- patients. I was hoping you could either elaborate and let me know what the differences are. I have searched on the web endlessly, and am...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...is HIV-positive patients differs from that in HIV-negative patients in several ways. 1) HD is divided into several different types according to how it looks under a microscope. One particular type, called Mixed Cellularity, is much more common... Read more »

Heart Disease HIV and Medications

I have been HIV+ for 18 years. I started therapy 3 years ago and the only med I've ever taken has been Trizivir for the past 3 years. I started in Feb/03 and it seems that ever since I started the drug, it's been an ongoing nightmare. I developed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...concerns/resistance status etc. Some patients may also have a genetic predisposition to atherosclerosis triggered by either HIV, HIV treatment, or the immune reconstitution seen with effective HIV meds. Many HIV specialist are creative at... Read more »
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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

...see what the effect is) by looking at studies. Oftentimes, the studies really aren't long enough to see a big effect, or the types of exercises are quite different. I wouldn't be able to put a number on exactly how much bone you can build. But... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

... STDs and HIV STDs are associated in several ways with HIV. Because STDs and HIV are spread by similar types of sexual activity, people who engage in behaviors that transmit HIV are also more likely to contract... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Links Acid Produced From Gum Disease With HIV

...university, also participated in the study. Through in-vitro experiments, the researchers found that HIV quickly proliferated in two kinds of immune system-related cells after they were given culture fluid containing the gum disease-causing... Read more »
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CROI 2009 Highlights: A Review of Cardiovascular Disease and HIV

...across both arms. The presentation looked specifically at HDL and LDL particle size, because we know that there are different types of lipoproteins, but they also come in different sizes. Generally the smaller the particle, the more atherogenic... Read more »
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Fat loss in the cheeks but no HIV disease

Posted by Serge2008, 2 Replies
...months ago and there is nothing wrong!... Can anybody explain me what is going on? I read that many people who have HIV have this kind of fat loss effects but what about people who don't have HIV and have the same problems?... Thanks and have a... Read more »

HIV a DISEASE or a CONDITION

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies
SO WHAT IS IT??? This is a very intersting question is it not...? Pharma says it's a Condition, others +ve and -ve say its a disease and or condtion.. WHATS THE BLOODY ANSWER!?!?!?! "Oh Eric, I am so sorry for you, thats a horrible... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Peter Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease. Here is the article that critizes these ads. HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience By Sharon... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Peter Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease. Here is the article that critizes these ads. HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience By Sharon... Read more »