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god help me¡
Oct 9, 2007

please answer as i am going berzerk,my partner as been diagnosed with hiv hep c and also leishmaniosis a sand fly bite he is presently taking meds and taking it in the backside once a month for the leishmaniosis bite,please he keeps on having fever once or twice a month and constantly feels terrible,is this going to pass with the meds theve prescribed???? truvada invirase and norvir,please answer me thanx

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello,

The trio of HIV, hepatitis C and leishmaniasis can be very challenging to manage. Unfortunately I have no way of knowing how severe your partner's three illnesses are. However, I have no doubt he is feeling terrible. My advice is that you not go "berzerk." That won't help your partner. Instead I suggest you accompany him to his visits to his HIV/AIDS specialist and ask how you can be most supportive to him during this difficult time.

Good luck to you both. Give your partner a hug from me, OK?

Dr. Bob


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