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Are Doctors Close To Finding Cure For Hiv

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Aptivus (Tipranavir)

...tipranavir. Women who are taking birth control pills that contain estrogen may be more likely to develop a rash. Individuals with hemophilia may have increased bleeding. Individuals and their health care providers should work together closely to monitor and manage these safety concerns.Along with its desired anti-HIV effects, tipranavir may cause some unwanted effects. The most common side effects are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and unusual...
Ask the Experts

Just been diagnosed with HIV

Was recently tested positive, I am taking coviro and stalanev and cotrimazole as well as AMT. I have a sharp excruciating pain at the back of my right leg and now cant walk. Is this normal, should I seek medication? Can i take pain killers?My CD4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...increased susceptibility to a wide variety of opportunistic infections and malignancies. Diet is not the answer. You need to work closely with an HIV physician specialist to decrease HIV replication, boost CD4 counts and treat and/or prevent... Read more »

Anal sex after cancer treatment

I went through a bout with anal cancer this spring. Chemo and radiation got the tumor - all clear now. The radiation ended up narrowing my anal canal. I'm too embarrassed to ask my doc about anal sex. Is it safe or is this part on my sexual life...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...scar tissue while retaining sphincter tone. A colorectal surgeon should be able to help. Ask your HIV specialist or general medical doctor for a referral.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...already waiting for you in the archives. See below. Dr. Bob First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE" Nov 14, 2008 Hi Dr. Bob, While I dont have hiv nor have... Read more »

hiv cure

i have a friend that keeps telling me that there is a cure for hiv.if not are thay close to finding one.i have anothr question i keep forgeting to ask my doctor what is a nornal C4 count.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,This friend who "keeps telling you there is a cure for HIV," does he also want to see you beachfront property in Arizona? Im sure your friend means well, but he is woefully misinformed. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Pioneering AIDS Doctor Cites Costs, Insurance in Closing Down Practice

...organization that eventually became the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF), will return occasionally to confer with Bay Area physicians on selected HIV/AIDS cases. However, he said he is leaving behind the financial and bureaucratic challenges... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

... Telling others can be good because: You can get love and support to help you deal with your health. You can keep your close friends and loved ones informed about issues that are important to you. You don't have to hide your HIV status. ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Tesamorelin

...(injection). What storage conditions are needed for this medicine? Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

...temperatures between 59°F and 86°F (15°C to 30°C) is acceptable. Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

HIV - with HIV + boyfriend....PLEASE HELP!!!

Posted by gause, 7 Replies
...I been dating this guy for almost a year now. I'm HIV - and he is HIV + (diagnosed about year ago before we met). In the beginning of our relationship we had great sexual encounters Read more »

Living well with HIV

Posted by LondonLad, 5 Replies
...of stories here that are unfortunately depressing and negative and I know that this is not a true reflection of living with HIV for some people. Okay I am not saying it always easy but I am confident that there are people out there who live with... Read more »

HIV + 1 MONTH

Posted by KAMIL1, 3 Replies
...STILL SCARED OF + RESULTS A MONTH AGO STILL IN SHOCK AT TIMES LEARNING TO DEAL HAVE REALLY NO CHOICE NEED ANSWERS FROM OTHER HIV + FEMALES IN EARLY,20'S Read more »