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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum,
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HIV Traveler

Hey Doc,I have read all of the links about international travel and HIV. Here's my question:I will be traveling to Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Tokyo this summer. According to information, Cambodia and Thailand will not admit HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...compound side effects associated with some antiretrovirals, such as efavirenz (Sustiva). It is always important to talk to your primary care physician and about the pre-trip vaccinations and medications that are right for you. Managing Your Meds... Read more »

Traveling to European Union countires as HIV+

I wasn't sure which expert to ask, but I think that I saw some questions to you about travelling to the US and being HIV + and on meds. My question is the opposite. I've know that I was HIV + for less than 2 years and doing well on treatment....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...compound side effects associated with some antiretrovirals, such as efavirenz (Sustiva). It is always important to talk to your primary care physician and about the pre-trip vaccinations and medications that are right for you. Managing Your Meds... Read more »

HIV and South Africa

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am HIV positive but the virus has been undetectable according to my blood tests for nearly 8 years (I was diagnosed in 1999). I have been on Sustiva which I take daily (one pill). My question is that I am planning a trip to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...compound side effects associated with some antiretrovirals, such as efavirenz (Sustiva). It is always important to talk to your primary care physician and about the pre-trip vaccinations and medications that are right for you. Managing Your Meds... Read more »

Research on HIV and Travel Restrictions (ON THE ROAD WITH HIV) (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS)

The other day I asked you to help me with sources for making a research on HIV related Travel restrictions but I coudn't see the answer. So Can you help me please if it is not something you can not display it on your website you can send it to my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...compound side effects associated with some antiretrovirals, such as efavirenz (Sustiva). It is always important to talk to your primary care physician and about the pre-trip vaccinations and medications that are right for you. Managing Your Meds... Read more »
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The Body

From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...positive. You can live longer than most people being HIV positive. But you have to acquire the knowledge. You have to get a good primary care physician. You have to have a good support network in order to deal with this. The stage in your life... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Making the Most of Your Medical Visits

...clinician by contradicting or disagreeing with him. As a result, they may settle for a dysfunctional interaction with their primary health care provider that they wouldn't be satisfied with if they were buying burgers at a fast food joint! ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

On the Road With HIV: A Guide for Positive Travelers

...compound side effects associated with some antiretrovirals, such as efavirenz (Sustiva). It is always important to talk to your primary care physician and about the pre-trip vaccinations and medications that are right for you. Travel Tips ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Opinions: U.S. AIDS Funding; Human Rights and HIV; Invest in Primary Care; Microbicide Gel's Possibilities

...AIDS pandemic and the other common preventable or treatable diseases that kill tens of millions of people per year: Invest in primary health care. This is the best way to implement an integrated program that enables us to manage a patient's... Read more »
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Visiting HIV infected person

Posted by tnk, 1 Reply
...India..Please help me.... My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back.. We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend.. What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit.. I have a 3... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
...I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake Read more »

MC...a word about my symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...twitch. I actually even had facial twitching at nights. Dizziness, fatigue and twitching persisted. After a visit with my primary care physician and specialist, I learned for certain that I didnt ever have a sore throat, a high grade fever,... Read more »

Top Ten tips for banishing HIV WOES

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...ignorance about HIV is rife in our so-called enlightened society. If youre isolated and depressed, getting out of the house and visiting friends can lift your mood and make you see your problems in context. The band of brothers or sisters living... Read more »