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Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome

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Please Help - PEP and Herpes (IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME, IRIS, 2011)

Hi Doctor -I was wondering if there is any link between PEP medications (retrovir, viread, and epivir) and increasing likelihood of herpes outbreaks? Can taking these medications cause you to have outbreaks? Insert says that medications may...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
outbreaks. The comment you read in the package insert about increasing immune system functioning may have been referring to immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS). See link below. As you will note, IRIS has nothing to do with taking... Read more »

IRIS - immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome

DEAR DOC, I WAS TESTED + IN NOV 2005 AND WAS HOSPITALISED FOR HIGH FEVER ,LOW PLATELLETS , LYMPH... Read more »

Immune Reconstitution

I was diagnosed with HIV on November 11, 2005. On November 22 I got my results back which showed a... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Immune Reconstitution Syndrome

Syndrome Identified Conditions Associated With Inflammatory Reactions Mechanism of Action Incidence Risk Factors Management Grounds for Optimism Selected Sources Immune reconstitution, or the reversal of HIV-related immune system decline,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Reconstitution Syndrome

Table of Contents What Is Immune Reconstitution Syndrome? How Was the Syndrome Identified? Bad News -- Or Good? What Problems Can Occur With IRIS? How Is the Syndrome Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Immune Reconstitution... Read more »
The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

Table of Contents What Is Immune Reconstitution? How Does HIV Damage the Immune System? Using HIV Drugs to Restore Immune Function Monitoring the Health of the Immune System Immune Reconstitution Inflammation Syndrome (IRIS) Taking... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Lymph Node Fibrosis, CD4 T Cells, and Immune Reconstitution

One of the less well-publicized consequences of thepersistent immune activation caused by HIV infection is a type of scarring damageto lymph tissues described as fibrosis. Some early studies of lymph nodes fromHIV-infected individuals reported... Read more »
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The immune system

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The immune system may be able to come back more powerfully than anyone thought after a break in treatment with AIDS drugs, researchers said Wednesday.

They said in patients who had decided to interrupt their complex HIV drug... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 2 Replies
Hi,

I do not have hiv or aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I

live in Arizona. I was wondering if anybody has heard about mangosteen juice a new

product that is doing amazing things as an Immune System Booster. I also... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 4 Replies
Hi,

I do not have aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I

live in Arizona. I was wondering if anybody has heard about mangosteen juice a new

product that is doing amazing things as an Immune System Booster. I also... Read more »

Acute Viral Syndrome

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would Anyone with HIV please explain the Acute Viral Syndrome to me? What were your experiences? What type and how long did your symptoms last? Do they re-occur? Please explain.... Thanks

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