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Possible anemia..what to do?

I have been poz for almost 20 years, been on hiv meds (sustiva, epivir, zerit and dapsone) since 04/2003. Mt cd4's are ok at 230 and viral load undetectable however my latest test indicate that my red blood cells are low..bordering on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Paul,The first thing to do is determine why your red blood cells are dropping. There are a variety of causes for anemia in the setting of HIV disease. For starters, HIV itself can cause chronic inflammation and suppress bone marrow function.... Read more »

AZT induced anemia -- Now what?

As always, I try to read as much as possible to see if something fits my condition close enough... Read more »

Failing anemia treatment. and CMV....What now?

Dr. Bob,(If you don't have an answer for me, I understand...)Thank you for taking the time to... Read more »
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Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Fatigue and Anemia With Dr. Bob Frascino

Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on fatigue and anemia, which took place on Sept. 27, 2006, at 6 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, moderated by The Body's editorial staff and hosted by Dr. Bob Frascino... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

La Anemia

¿Qué Es la Anemia? ¿Cuál Es la Causa de la Anemia? Anemia y VIH ¿Cómo Se Trata a la Anemia? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es la Anemia? La anemia es una disminución en los niveles de hemoglobina (HGB por sus siglas en inglés). La... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Anemia

What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. It carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Anemia: Prevalence and Severity of Anemia Increases With Advancing HIV Disease

The current study describes the prevalence of anemia, a common hematologic abnormality that can significantly impact clinical outcomes and quality of life (QOL), in several populations of patients with HIV. Specifically, P.S. Belperio and colleagues... Read more »
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orasure-what generation?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What generation eia are the orasure testing people using? Ryan Kulls posting today (5-20-02) says most centers use higher generation tests, except for HOME ACCESS. SOooo, the question begs, what generation is Orasure?? How do you know?

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anemia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can some1 recently infected devlope anemia? does 1 get this early during hiv or is it later in the disease?

Basically, is it possible to devlope anemia less then a year after infection? Read more »

Anemia y VIH

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Es cierto que la anemia les da a los enfermos con VIH en cualquier estado de la enfermedad, asi lo dijo los doctores Steve y Santana, pero estar con anemia no significa que uno este con VIH. Tambien los retrovirales suelen provocar anemia en algunos... Read more »

anemia and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i read on an anemia website that people with hiv/aids tend to get anemia easily.
is it possible to get anemia from hiv 5 months after exposure/contracting hiv ?
or is this something that only develops in later stages of aids ? Read more »