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Kaletra

...PI-naive patients who did not maintain virologic suppression -- this "high genetic barrier" minimizing the risk of virologic resistance is an important reason why PIs are considered in some circumstances. The most common clinical adverse effect with Kaletra is diarrhea -- it is this "tolerability" issue that contributes to why Kaletra was deemed a less successful choice compared to Reyataz in a recent large study in people starting treatment....
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Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A immunization boosters

After how many years could boosters be needed for Hep B and Hep Aimmunization?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. In regard to the Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccines, at this time, booster shots are not usually necessary. After completing the initial vaccination series, in the vast Read more »

Please help my daughter

fine some peace. I have asked this on the Hep C forum but got no answers.She is 29 weeks pregnant. She has been treated in the emergency room for Anxiety over this question. Her boyfriend is Hep C+. They had unprotected sex in June. She is now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Co-infection for additional information. Dr. Bob HIV and Hepatitis Coinfection Coinfection with HIV and the hepatitis C virus (HCV) or hepatitis B virus (HBV, see table below) is a growing public health concern. Because the diseases are spread in... Read more »

PLEASE HELP

Dr. bob you're the only one who seems to answer these questions, now i know you mostly answer questions about hiv but could you PLEASE take the time to answer this question about hepatitis c. do you know if the window period for hep c is the same as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Co-infection for additional information.Dr. BobHIV and Hepatitis CoinfectionCoinfection with HIV and the hepatitis C virus (HCV) or hepatitis B virus (HBV, see table below) is a growing public health concern. Because the diseases are spread in... Read more »

should teenagers be immunized against hepatitis b

should teenagers be immunized against hepititis b
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Absolutely yes if they have never been immunized in the past. Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Specific Adverse Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy Vary Depending on Race, Gender, Study Says

...to the study, several "baseline characteristics" differed based on gender and race -- including age, HIV transmission risk, hepatitis B or C coinfection, viral load, diagnosis of AIDS, body mass index and baseline hypertension (Tedaldi et al., ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...Hepatitis B Serology Hepatitis B Vaccination Overview and Statistics What are the case definitions for reportable Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections? Case definitions have been developed by CDC, in collaboration with the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Comparison of Two HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis Regimens Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Amsterdam: Adverse Effects Do Not Influence Compliance

...though fewer adverse events were reported on regimen 2," the study authors reported. "ALT need not be routinely tested to monitor adverse effects. The five seroconversions were not likely caused by PEP failure, but rather ongoing HIV exposures." ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Adverse Effects Associated with Antiretroviral Therapy

...including metabolic abnormalities and changes in body fat distribution. The magnitude and unusual nature of HAART-associated adverse effects have contributed to the current rethinking and debate about anti-HIV therapy. Indeed, these side effects... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

Medicine - To be or not to be

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have also posted a note on the Living W/ Hiv board, but thought I would try here too. Over there, all I got was a message filled with hate... Anyway I was just diagnosed after having trouble with chronic yeast infections, all this trouble started... Read more »

My sister is hiv+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My sister was married to her late husband for 6 years he died just last week. She discovered he had full blown aids. The anger i feel inside is sometimes hard to control. He never told my sister he had aids. She got tested as soon as possible and... Read more »

Help Please

Posted by Leirer5, 5 Replies
About 7 years ago my brother found out he was hiv+, now he has full blown aids. His condition is getting worse, he has not one T-cell and the doctor told us that the virus load is at its peak. He looks good, he walks, takes care of himself and he... Read more »