What Is A Hemoglobin Level In A Hiv Patient

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testosterone and high hemoglobin

My husband was diagnosed with testicular cancer 4 years ago, he had one testicle removed. About 1 year ago he started a testosterone regimen, starting with gels and now injections. He has his levels checked every three months all fine until...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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...testosterone. The patient's testosterone level then drops to nil and he feels tired, depressed, asexual, etc.The best way to bring hemoglobin and hematocrit down while staying on testosterone replacement is donating blood (if one is HIV... Read more »

hemoglobin level

I am being treated with peg interferon 180ml and ribovarin 1200mg.Last week my hemoglobin level was... Read more »

Anemia and HIV drug Duovir

My Sister is pos for 6 yrs,for the last five yr she is taking Duovir(Zido+lami)for the last five... Read more »
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Longer Dosing Intervals of Epoetin Alfa Are Effective in Maintaining Hemoglobin Levels in Anemic, HIV-Infected Patients

...anemia is associated with improved survival. In addition, well-controlled clinical trials have demonstrated that increasing hemoglobin levels in HIV-positive patients with mild to moderate anemia enhances quality of life and improves physical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated with Mortality in HIV Type 1-Infected Adults Initiating Protease Inhibitor-Containing Therapy: Role of Education Level and of Early Transaminase Level Elevation

...disease progression. Toxicity of treatments, possibly reflected in this study by elevation of hepatic transaminase level and hemoglobin levels, seemed to play a role in midterm prognosis through a mechanism that remains to be clarified. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


... 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 of the body. Anemia causes... Read more »
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Once-Weekly Epoetin Alfa Corrects Hemoglobin as Effectively as Thrice Weekly

...present study compared the effect of QW (once-weekly) versus TIW (thrice-weekly) administration of epoetin alpha (Procrit) on hemoglobin levels and quality of life (QOL) in HIV-positive patients receiving stable antiretroviral therapy. The study... Read more »