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Bone Health and HIV Disease

...Access to Medicines Research on Bone Loss The Bottom Line Introduction As people living with HIV take HIV drugs over time, a growing list of conditions has become a concern for those who try to manage their overall health. One of these is bone loss, which occurs more often in HIV-positive people. Research has not found the exact cause or causes for this higher rate. The research and health service communities are trying...
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STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND JUST TAKE KALETRA 2 IN THE MRNING N 2 EVENING??I HAVE JUST RECENTLY IN 2010 HAD 2 TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NICROSIS,PLEASE PLEASE IS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specialist physician regarding your next regimen.Good luck Mark.Dr. BobBone Disease and HIV/AIDS January 2010The Importance of Healthy BonesBones play many important roles in your body. They support you and help you to move. They protect your... Read more »

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...inherit one CCR5-delta 32 mutation (from just one parent), it will confer some protection against acquiring HIV and may make HIV disease less severe if you do become infected. Current estimates are that 10-25% of Caucasians may have a single... Read more »

HIV infection by licking pussy , sucking nipples ?

Hi , I need a urgent help.History/Background : I had sex with a sex-worker 8 days back.I used condom for the intercourse.But in foreplay i licked the pussy and sucked her nipples.Issue/Reason for Worry: From next day morning I had watery...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission/acquisition. See below.Your CD4 and CD8 cells are normal. This type of test, however, cannot be used to actually diagnose HIV disease. Rather, it is used to monitor the integrity of one part of the immune system. The only way to know... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello JC,The interaction of HIV disease and syphilis is complex, to say the least. Without a much more detailed history, review of your laboratory studies and the benefit Read more »
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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

...terrific articles written about bone disease and HIV/AIDS. Here are a few. Also check out our full library of articles . Bone Health and HIV Disease Break No Bones About It: HIV Itself -- As Well As Medications and Traditional Causes --... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...emotional problems and physical stresses than do others. Stigma can also make things difficult. There is the stigma of living with HIV disease and the stigma of ageism. This can make it difficult for older people to find support. First of all,... Read more »
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Curious - Do any of you have bone or joint disease

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...people with AIDS getting a disease of the long bones called avascular necrosis. Some researchers are positing that long term HIV infection and perhaps the meds can lead to early onset osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and degeneration of the... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

HIV Prevention

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...antiretroviral therapies and fewer deaths associated with these HIV/AIDS treatments, many people have discontinued safe sex practices. HIV infection is not disclosed to partners and sex without a condom is increasing at alarming rates. So now HIV... Read more »

Are They Right?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Why do some people insist that HIV does not cause AIDS and that test is not accurate? Read more »