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Are Prophylactic Medications Used In Hiv Treatment

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Does Aciclovir cause drug resistance to A-tripla medication taken for HIV treatment?

I took 5 tablets of Aciclovir for 5 days and since then have no outbreak of herpes in my genitals. Does it means it is cured or do i still have herpes?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...reason why taking acyclovir would have any effect on the development of HIV drug resistance (including, but not limited to the medications in Atripla).Unfortunately, acyclovir does not eradicate or cure herpes, so you still have HSV; the... Read more »

Acute HIV, Diahrre & Medication; Medical reasons for early testing?; Acute HIV treatment??

Dear Dr Bob,first of all let me thank you SO MUCH for running this fantastic site, and for... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Medications Used in the Treatment of HIV

...Other Important Information: Always remind your doctor of other drugs you are taking. Many of these drugs interact with other medications as well as non-medical ingested substances (e.g., garlic supplements, St. John's wort may lower levels of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Medical Prison in Malaysia Planned, Will Provide Treatment for HIV-Positive Inmates

A Malaysian prison -- the Alor Star -- will be turned into the first medical prison in the country, Bernama Daily Malaysian News reports. The new facility will provide treatment for inmates with "critical ailments," including cancer,... Read more »
The Body

HIV Treatment 101

... Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...point, you are at risk of getting AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) that can cause serious illness or death. HIV Treatments Scientists have developed drugs that block HIV from reproducing (multiplying). These drugs are grouped... Read more »
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HIV in prisons

Posted by curious_about, 3 Replies
I am interested in HIV healthcare in prisons. I honestly don't know much about what goes on inside, what the difficulties are. I've been thinking about it because I work at a place that provides HIV healthcare and there has been talk about... Read more »

HIV-treatment study

Posted by Anonymous
...how HIV therapies intersect with patients' daily life. I need to recruit three adults in NYC who are currently under medical treatment for HIV and are at least 25 years old to participate in this study, which is scheduled to begin this weekend... Read more »

ID Specialists...Clinics...Privacy

Posted by HealingPower, 5 Replies
Are all ID Specialists located in clinics? That's kind of impersonal don't you think? Please tell me that I may be able to find one in their own office or a little more private. Read more »

HIV and Treatment Denial

Posted by Deny, 3 Replies
...doctor informed me of the various treatments to take if my CD4 drops below 350. I told my doctor that I refuse to take any medications, that I am not sick, and that I will be okay. My doctor tells me that I am in denial about my HIV status. ... Read more »