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Long Term Effect Of No HIV Treatment

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what does undetectable mean
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...DNA) is measured (or not, as it were) in the plasma component of blood.Having an undetectable viral load is predictive of the long-term effectiveness of HIV treatments and lowest risk of developing drug resistant HIV.I hope this is helpful,BY Read more »

Bactrim's long term effects?

I've been on Bactrim for 2 yrs now ... what are the long term effects..... my t cells are below... Read more »

long term effect of HIV meds

What are the long term effect of HIV treatment on the liver, body and how long can one live with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Participating in a Clinical Trial

...only until a target level of CD4 cells (see Fact Sheet 124 ) was reached. Observational studies collect information on the long-term effects of HIV and its treatments by seeing what happens to a large number of patients as time goes by. A... Read more »
The Body

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS: Where to Turn for Information and Advice

...plenty of reasons, but whether you've just been diagnosed , you're choosing your first HIV doctor or you're dealing with the long-term effects of HIV and its treatment , there are people out there who can relate to what you're going through... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Long-Term Effectiveness Clinical Trials in HIV/AIDS

... A community meeting, Long-Term Effectiveness Clinical Trials in HIV/AIDS, met in San Francisco on January 29, 2000, the day before the Retrovirus Conference began. Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...researchers are optimistic about the impact of very early anti-HIV treatment, they are also concerned about drug side effects, long-term effects on the body, and the possibility of developing drug-resistant virus if people use powerful anti-HIV... Read more »
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psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I guess I am needing to know if there are any people out there who have really been in some sort of denial for years until first symptoms hit. I feel like a fool, but I've been positive since 84 and really have been in denial until getting so so... Read more »

Tested positive on Saturday

Posted by LightningJynx, 6 Replies
So, yeah, I tested positive on Saturday afternoon, 6/14/08 approx 1:35 pm. It was a shock, just like it was for everyone, but not completely unexpected. I've been stupid in the past and now I'm "suffering" for my mistakes. Granted, don't get me... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
...Pharmaceuticals have played an important part in the evolution of how we understand disease and treatment. With the uncertainty of long-term effectiveness of experimental approaches and deaths associated with pharmaceuticals, it is time we... Read more »

Crystal meth can make you test 'HIV'

Posted by Anonymous
...(Amyl-, Butyl-, and Isobutyl-Nitrite) should also now be upgraded and reclassified as a Class A drug because the illegal drugs long-term effects can be lethal to gay mens health. In the early 1980s poppers were documented to cause the development... Read more »