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After Gonorrhea Treatment If Masturbated Does The Medicine Still Work

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...www.cdc.gov/std/treatment Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases , 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999, 451-466. Weinstock H, Berman S, Cates W. Sexually...
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Work-related incident - I work at a Clinic

Dr. Bob, I work at a clinic. I went to work today and I was the first one to arrive. I walked up to the thermostat and adjusted the air. Two issues. We have some very nice people that work with us that are HIV+. One of the HIV+ people closes the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Cassie,The HIV-transmission risk is completely nonexistent.Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site, www.concertedeffort.org.Be well. Stop worrying.Dr. Bob Read more »

how long can you have the clap

my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the clap he also had that to he is on atripla and doing much better now but not me please give me answer
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...after having developed very severe immune deficiency (a rationale for routine testing for anyone with any risk factors).The "clap" (aka gonorrhea) is different- the vast majority of men (though fewer women) are symptomatic when they have this... Read more »

Is my treatment working? Prezista+Truvada+Norvir

Hi, I recently started taking HIV medicines, May 22nd of this year to be exact. When I started medicine, my VL was about 2,500. My CD4 was about 350. The resistance profile done showed NO resistance to any of the HIV medicines. 2 weeks after...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear worried fellow- NYer,Your response is not out of line from what can be expected. Your initial response has been quite good. Most people have achieved an undetectable viral load by 4 to 6 months. It may take longer for those people starting... Read more »

To work or not to work

History: 29 year old male admitted into hospital with PCP and Cryptosporidium. Viral load 7 million, CD4 7. After two months in hospital I then rebuilt my life and was employed meds Nervipine & Truvada. My CD 4 is static at 250, viral load >50. In...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...upon what you have written I believe you have a good chance of doing very well for a long time. Ultimately, your ability to work will depend upon many factors including how you feel. In fact, this issue is probably more important or relevant... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

...for treatment of gonorrhea. Why Do People With HIV Take Cipro? Cipro is used for a wide range of bacterial infections. It works against many different bacteria. Cipro works against some bacteria that are resistant to other antibiotics,... Read more »
The Well Project

Starting HIV Treatment

...to you about your HIV status. But if you're notready, you can put everything in a pillbox and tell people you take vitamins ormedicine for another condition. Side Effects All HIV drugs have some side effects (but not all people experience... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Native American/Alaska Native Traditional Healing

...American Traditional Healing? Who Would Benefit From Traditional Healing? How Does Traditional Healing Interact With Western Medicine? The Bottom Line For More Information What Is Native American Traditional Healing? Most Native... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...course, if a treatment works, you can find people who will tell you about it. But testimonials don't prove that the treatment worked. Look for results of research studies or other evidence. Be suspicious if the promoters use key words like ... Read more »
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Its Working or what?

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...for 35 days latest reports state CD4 962 21.6% and VL 14,790. I am not taking any other form of medication except this herbal medicine. Can anyone tell me if this medicine is doing me good or these results can just happen? Read more »

Work place woes

Posted by 12yrspoz, 1 Reply
...How do you deal with the stress of having HIV and co-workers that stress you even more? Read more »

depression medication dont work on me

Posted by nycman, 1 Reply
...i used to take depression medication years ago and i stop because didnt work on my. now i trying aggain and dont like. they just dont work on me and i feel like a somby and high. please any coments anybody Read more »

Will I be able to work??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I posted some questions over in the "I just tested positive forum" under the heading "Will I be able to work??". I'd really be grateful for any responses to that post. Thx and God bless you all. Read more »