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Acid Reflux And Hiv

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Acid Reflux & HIV Meds

Help!!! I have been informed by my PCP, Gastro & case manager that GERD is known to be long term side effect from HIV meds. I am currently on 40gr Nexium 2X daily and still each night I have to take ATivan 2mg to sleep! My GERD symptoms are...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Generally use of Nexium should be OK with Truvada and Viramune. There is a concern about use of Nexium with atazanavir (expect decreased absorption of atazanavir). KH... Read more »

acid reflux

Howdy. I'm using Gaviscon foam tabs for acid reflux and it seems to work. I saw posted that... Read more »

Abdominal pain & acid reflux that won't quit - BY

A while back I asked a question with the above title. I just wanted to followup with you the ONLY... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nucleic Acid Testing Could Help Detect HIV, Hepatitis C in Tissue Donations, Study Says

Nucleic acid testing could help detect HIV, hepatitis C and other viruses in donated human tissue, according to a study published in the Aug. 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine , the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. NAT, which was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Launches HIV Nucleic Acid Testing Program

Baltimore health clinics have started to provide nucleic acid testing, which can detect HIV one to two weeks after infection, the Baltimore Sun reports (Bor, Baltimore Sun , 7/12). NAT, which was developed in 1999, is used to test units of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Amino Acid Mutations in Protein Might Make HIV Vulnerable to Immune System Attack, Study Finds

Mutations found in four amino acids in the protein that surrounds HIV might make the virus vulnerable to the immune system, according to a study published in the January issue of PLoS Medicine , ANI/ Thailand News reports. For the study, Julie... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Raleigh News & Observer Examines North Carolina's HIV Nucleic Acid Testing Program

The Raleigh News & Observer on Tuesday examined North Carolina's nucleic acid testing program -- which can detect HIV two to three weeks earlier than standard screening -- and its influence on HIV testing programs both nationally and... Read more »
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Nucleic Acid Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what the Nucleic Acid Test for HIV and Hep C is and how accurate that is, way after the window period? It is not commercially used as far as I know. Is it similar to P24, PCR DNA or RNA or just an antibody test?

Cheers,
pete

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Valproic acid

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello
As i'm just tested positive, I was starting to study ths infection... and i was looking at all researches & recent descoveries... looking for hope that one day this HIV can be cured...
among all, the study about valproic acid is the only one... Read more »

New-Fill (Polylactic Acid)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know of any more physicians in the U.S. (especially west coast) who are treating facial wasting with New-Fill. I understand that the only one is currently in Miami, FLA area; and that the two doctors in Tijuana are thinking about... Read more »

so what is it?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
i don't really expect an answer to my subject question. i just read in one of "notanonymous"'s posts that his symptoms included acid reflux. is acid reflux connected to hiv? i tested neg at 90 days after unprotected vaginal sex (i am a female, so... Read more »