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Related topic: Hiv infection, Splenomegaly

Review: could Hiv infection cause Splenomegaly?

Summary: Splenomegaly could be caused by Hiv infection, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also have Depression, and take Lamivudine.

We study 38,381 people who have Hiv infection from FDA and social media. Among them, 225 have Splenomegaly. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hiv infection

Hiv infection (latest reports from 41,976 patients) is typically treated by Atripla, Truvada, Reyataz, Norvir, Kaletra, Epzicom.

Splenomegaly

Splenomegaly (enlargement of spleen) (latest reports from 38,946 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 38,378 people who have hiv infection are studied. Among them, 225 (0.59%) have Splenomegaly. They amount to 0.58% of all the 38,921 people who have Splenomegaly on eHealthMe.

Trend of Splenomegaly in hiv infection reports

Gender of people who have hiv infection and experienced Splenomegaly * :

FemaleMale
Splenomegaly29.10%70.90%

Age of people who have hiv infection and experienced Splenomegaly * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Splenomegaly1.83%11.19%4.95%8.07%20.18%42.94%9.54%1.47%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (26 people, 11.56%)
  2. Substance abuse (23 people, 10.22%)
  3. Vomiting (22 people, 9.78%)
  4. Castleman's disease (19 people, 8.44%)
  5. Drug dependence (14 people, 6.22%)
  6. Chest pain (13 people, 5.78%)
  7. Abdominal pain upper (13 people, 5.78%)
  8. Candidiasis (12 people, 5.33%)
  9. Constipation (12 people, 5.33%)
  10. Prophylaxis (12 people, 5.33%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Lamivudine (225 people, 100.00%)
  2. Zidovudine (225 people, 100.00%)
  3. Didanosine (211 people, 93.78%)
  4. Stavudine (196 people, 87.11%)
  5. Nevirapine (190 people, 84.44%)
  6. Efavirenz (110 people, 48.89%)
  7. Combivir (93 people, 41.33%)
  8. Zerit (72 people, 32.00%)
  9. Abacavir (67 people, 29.78%)
  10. Epivir (67 people, 29.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • I started to take a combination of Lamivudine and zidovudine after 24 hours of a potential exposure to HIV, the doctor recommended me mentioned drug to reduce the the probability of the HIV infection, I did heaps of ELIZA tests in different places after 1 month and 3 month and 6 month, and all of them where negative, but it comes to my knowledge that above drug could hide the AB from being shown in the ELIZA test, please help me to know if this info is correct or not, also i would like to know, why for the last 6 month am always suffering from cold and specially coryza.
    Your assistance is much appreciated.

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    worried on Mar, 10, 2014:

    i took lamivudine and zidovudine combination after62 hours of potentialhiv exposure as i am a health worker which is 3 months ago now i am experiencing lympadenopathy stabing pain in the skin and muscles and redeness of the skin can it be an infection or side effects of the drug? i will be waiting your generous advice

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