drinking and aids 222
Feb 9, 2005
i just found out my father who is 42 has aids im not sure of the whole story and how long he has had it or if and meds are being taken or not matter of fact i dont think he knows i even know yet but my question is if they do any kind of drugs and drink alot i would say anywhere from 10 to 20 glasses of whiskey a night on average what would his outlook look like?
Response from Dr. Henry
Heavy alcohol use would increase the chances for liver problems with the HIV drug as well as difficulty sticking to the regimen (missing doses). I have had numerous AIDS patients who have done well from the HIV perspective but who have been ill or died from alcohol related complications so that issue needs to be addressed simultaneously to the HIV/AIDS challenge. KH
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Is Itchy Scrotum A Sign Of AIDS?
- Ache In Testicles After Giving Handjob Worried I Have HIV
- Black Spots After Anal Sex Without Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Dry Mouth After Anal Sex Bottom Worried I Have HIV
- Rectal Bleeding After Anal Sex Without Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Rectal Bleeding After Licking Vagina Worried I Have HIV
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.