Feeling Better After One Week On HIV Meds
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Posted by mom2w, 2 RepliesHi,
I am new. I just posted today July, 23, 2013 in the "My Loved One has HIV/AIDS.
I'll note again, my son, called W, is aware I have joined this group and will be will be joining. In the meantime, he asked me to contact you with some questions. His... Read more »
Posted by nnhood, 3 RepliesI actually have not been diagnosed with HIV yet, but have been trying to find a diagnosis actually.
I did have a CD4 done and it was at 701, which is down from 1000 in 2003-2004 six years ago.
I feel fine really other than I have achey legs all the... Read more »
Posted by Blixer, 3 RepliesUnfortunately I find myself a bit hesitant to post anymore because of some of the comments that get made. I have always looked at this site as a place to provide a bright and supporting spot in life for those of us going through this tragedy of... Read more »
Posted by movingon, 3 RepliesIts been 4 weeks since i got the worst phone call of my life, and i have had 2 weeks of knowing what my initial CD4 and v/l is, 284 and 98,000. How come i still feel strong ? i haven't even had a cold. I hit the gym EVERY day and have been eating... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello everyone. Please read my story.
I was a pretty normal 18 year old until October of '99. I put my penis in a girl for about 3-4 seconds in a pool one night. After that night my life changed forever... I am the kind of person to worry "A LOT." I... Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESHello WW and thanks for posting.Overall, it'd be better to continue taking at least 2, and preferably 3 fully active HIV medications, so a substitution rather than a partial treatment interruption would be better.The answer to your question... Read more »
South Florida Center for Counseling and TherapyThanks for writing. I am glad you are experiencing such relief from feeling weak and sick. HIV meds are powerful and can create all sorts of side-effects, many of which are unpleasant. My experience is that people have ups and downs on... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSounds like you need a thorough clinical and mental health assessment. You dont mention which HIV meds (or other meds) you are taking and what other health problems you have (ie blood pressure, diabetes, smoking)--those are relevant to put your... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your problem is psychological (psychiatric), not virological! HIV is not your problem; fear of HIV is.Responding to your specific questions:1. If you had untreated HIV disease, the chances you would be completely asymptomatic and have totally... Read more »
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