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Who Does Hiv Affect?

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Ask the Experts

How does HIV affect TB? (TB/HIV CO-INFECTION, 2011) (TUBERCULOSIS AND HIV, 2011)

Hi,I'm writing because I've been on/off HIV meds since 2003, for various reasons. I have been on meds long-term now for over a year, and my cd4 has improved from 1% to 11%, and viral load undetected. Well, about 5 months ago I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.TB/HIV coinfection is a common and often challenging problem. HIV weakens the immune system, increasing the likelihood of opportunistic infections. TB can increase the rate of HIV replication, which can lead to decreased CD4 and worsening of... Read more »

HIV life cycle, and how HIV affects the immune system

Hi Rick, When Hiv attaches itself to a lymphocyte, is the lymphocyte actually a gland as... Read more »

Does HIV affect menstrual cycles?

I was wondering if there has been any studies done on the effect of HIV and or HIV drugs on the... Read more »
Articles
The Banyan Tree Project

Asians, Pacific Islanders Reveal How HIV Affects Their Lives, Communities in New Digital Story Series

San Francisco -- To commemorate May 19th, 2013 -- the 9th annual National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day -- the Banyan Tree Project is hosting a series of Twitter chats throughout the month premiering twenty new digital... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adolescent Adjustment Over Six Years in HIV-Affected Families

The current study was conducted to assess predictors of adjustment of adolescents of parents with HIV (PWH) at three and six years after the delivery of either a coping-skills intervention or a standard-care condition. The investigators conducted a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

51 Percent of HIV-Affected Households in Cambodia Live in Hunger: UN Development Program

The largest and most comprehensive survey ever conducted in Cambodia finds 51 percent of households in which a member has HIV/AIDS do not have enough food to eat, compared to 35 percent of non-affected households. A total of 4,172 households took... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Affects Blood Circulation Similar to Smoking

In an oral presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, information from three studies (FRAM, CARDIA and MESA) show that HIV infection increases the risk that someone will develop hardening of the arteries, or a progressive thickening and... Read more »
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dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?,
my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV.

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Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always high.my liver always hurts and is sore.

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New Emagazine for hiv affected and infected.

Posted by kicker, 1 Reply
Ok, so a little background. A few months ago, after finding out I was positive and not knowing what to do, I decided that I would create a website devoted to people affected and infected by HIV. I had multiple reasons for this, one my neg partner... Read more »

HIV affecting GI tract?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If HIV was causing problems in your GI tract would it only occur in late stages? I tested negative at 8 weeks, and have been diagnosed recently with inflammation in my large colon. Could this in anyway be related to HIV? Read more »