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Will Late Hiv Cause Blood Abnormalities

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Epivir

...AWP: $432.16 / month for 300 mg tablets, $115.33/ month for 240 ml bottle Manufacturer contact: ViiV Healthcare, 1 (877) 844-8872 Potential side effects and toxicity: This remains one of the most easily tolerated HIV medications. Side effects (rarely seen) may include headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, fatigue, hair loss, insomnia, malaise (general ill feeling), nasal symptoms, cough, peripheral neuropathy, low white...
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What tests should I have run for malabsorbtion?

Dr. Henry,I have had HIV since late 2002 and I was doing fine until 2009 when during allergy season my lymph nodes started to swell up in various places. My CD4 dropped from around 1000 to 700, percentage is 49%.Currently I am still not on meds, in...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...malabsorption. lactose intolerance, gluten sensitivity, pancreatic insufficiency, and numerous gut infections can cause stool abnormalities and can be assessed by full history, physical and targeted lab evaluation. KH Read more »

Hiv found in routine pregnancy blood test

Hi Dr. Frascino,I had a routine blood test for my pregnancy and the results came back with a trace of HIV Ag/Ab, the sample was sent for confirmation by Western Blot which those results came back as HIV 1 Western Blot indeterminate Gp 3 and HIV p24...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,A "trace of HIV Ag/Ab"???? I have no idea what that even means. If we assume your screening HIV test was repeatedly reactive (positive) and we Read more »

We are so weak and all advanced symptoms, Now without diagnosis

Doctor please help us, I am begging you to help us You may have my previous emails that I have sent you; my risk was 17 months ago, I have developed all primary symptoms and now all advanced symptoms. All my tests were negative with my GF (Recently,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'll gladly try to help you, but I have the distinct feeling you may not want to believe what I have to say.1.You are HIV negative. Your multiple negative HIV tests, including HIV-1/2/O and HIV PCR RNA out to 17 months from your potential... Read more »

Worried - Maybe a Little Too much

Doc I am on sutiva and truvada looking forward to the once a day table coming soon. I have but one question. I have been on this regimen religiously, and I dont miss a dose, except sometimes i take my dose at 9 pm, sometimes 10 pm, sometimes 11...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It would be very usual if your taste abnormality would be due to failure of your current regimen though it could be an adverse effect perhaps of the Sustiva (sometimes due to Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...may increase significantly. These should be monitored carefully. Studies in monkeys showed that efavirenz is likely to cause birth defects. Pregnant women should not take Atripla, especially during the first 3 months of pregnancy. People who take... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

...Effects of Antiretroviral Medications (ARVs)? Standard blood tests measure blood sugar (glucose) but not blood fats. People with HIV are testing their blood sugar and blood fat levels more frequently because antiretroviral medications seem to... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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Scared

Posted by Nichole6379, 1 Reply
...I think I have hiv/aids and I am scared to death. I honestly never gave my status a second thought till i found out my ex that i haven't had sex with Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had burning sensations all over, feeling like my feet were cold even... Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat, diarrhea, abnormal abdominal problems, night... Read more »

Did I have ARS?

Posted by dj1979, 3 Replies
...In late Dec/early Jan. (through Jan. 9), my hubby and I separated and I was with another man. Unknown HIV status - refuses to get tested (but that's another story!!). Oral, vaginal, anal sex - nearly daily - unprotected. On Jan. Read more »