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Author Topic: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD ) in HIV  (Read 1994 times)

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Offline J.R.E.

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Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD ) in HIV
« on: September 19, 2007, 07:43:09 PM »

This has been a concern of mine, for at least the past year, and it's something that I believe, I need to be tested for. I have brought this (PAD) to my doctors attention at least twice in the past year.

Anyone been diagnosed with Peripheral Arterial Disease. This is now a concern of mine, as I believe that I am dealing with this now. I need to find out more about it . The leg pain I am dealing with is not the same PN pain, that I have had in the past.

 By the way, thanks for this link :


http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/HIV_artery_disease_1667_13020.shtml

Ray
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 25 mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=40802.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


Diagnosed positive in 1985,.. In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started on  HAART on October 24th, 2003.

 As of 8/25/14,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

BobF

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Re: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD ) in HIV
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2007, 07:26:29 PM »
Don't really know much about PAD yet, but have recently had DVT (clots) in my legs so am on increased blood thinners.   Watch the leg pain as that's what lead to my complaints and the diagnosis with DVTs.

Offline Cerrid

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Re: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD ) in HIV
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2007, 03:03:54 PM »
I'm in the firm grip of a university research group working on HIV and neurology. They love their equipment and test me for everything. One of the doctors is very hot, so I let them do what they have to do. Anyways, last week they suggested I should get a magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) which seems an appropriate method to test for PAD. I don't have any complications with my arteries, but they want to run it to get a background for future studies and developments. 
"Boredom is always counterrevolutionary. Always." (Guy Debord)

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD ) in HIV
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2007, 07:44:32 AM »


Thanks Bob and Cerrid for that info. I'l keep this post updated as I talk more to the doctor about this, and see what he recommends !


Ray
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 25 mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=40802.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


Diagnosed positive in 1985,.. In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started on  HAART on October 24th, 2003.

 As of 8/25/14,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD ) in HIV
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2008, 11:30:59 PM »


I started this thread on September 19,07 and just discovered this news article, in the News section today

Dated January 3rd. So thanks for that news article also.



http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/heart_disease_aids_1667_13771.shtml



Ray
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 25 mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=40802.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


Diagnosed positive in 1985,.. In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started on  HAART on October 24th, 2003.

 As of 8/25/14,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

Offline Jeffreyj

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Re: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD ) in HIV
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2008, 02:16:19 AM »
Thanks for bring this up Ray. I have had some really unusual pain in my legs of late. I will bring up PAD to my DR. I had never heard of this before.

I will let you know what he says.
Positive since 1985

Offline BT65

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Re: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD ) in HIV
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2008, 07:44:53 AM »
Ray, thanks for bringing up this concerning topic.  I was wondering myself about PAD.  I certainly have quite a few risk factors.  I just read something about it on poz's site I believe.  If I can find the link again, I'll post it.  I'm going to see my doctor Monday and I will definitely talk to him about it. 
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

 


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