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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...orange and red colored fruits and vegetables Drink large amounts of fluids, especially water Avoid high-fat dairy products, processed vegetable oils (hydrogenated fats), deep-fried foods, and fatty meats Be Cautious With Supplements Take a multivitamin with antioxidants Do not take high doses of vitamin A or carotenoids (beta-carotene) if you have liver disease Avoid high levels of iron Herbal therapies, such as milk thistle...
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window period for autoimmune hepatitis

hello doc sorry to keep asking you the same question its just no one has been able to answer this for me i had a single unprotected vaginal exposure max 15 minutes in vietnam 3 weeks after i returned all signs and symptoms of ars i got tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Autoimmune hepatitis and having your potentially "dangerous liaison" in Viet Nam would not have any effect on the accuracy of your repeatedly negative Read more »

Supplements with HIV & HEPATITIS B

I have been on and off of the hiv & hep b meds for the past two years. I go off because of the increase in my alt / ast counts to unbelievable levels.Anyway, I know milk thistle is said to lend some protection to the liver and I do take it daily. ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am concerned about your story because it suggests to me that you may indeed have underlying liver disease secondary to HBV infection. I would suggest the following:1. I would want to get you on two dually active agents as part of your... Read more »

Autoimmune hepatitis

Dear Dr Dieterich,I am not so sure if you are the right specialist about this topic, but i need desperate help!!!!!.My girlfrient was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis last june. She had a lots of infections inclding pink eye last winter. After...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Autoimmune hepatitis is most commonly found in women who are young. It usually requires lifelong treatment. The chances of developing liver cancer Read more »

is this just another snakeoil article

Fight HIV and AIDS NaturallyThis report covers several safe and natural supplements that help your body combat AIDS and the HIV virus. They are all excellent, with the first two being the ones you most likely should focus on. An essential oil...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If I had to (on pain of death) choose between this crap and snake oil, I'd probably choose the snake oil. It would have a better chance of working.The answer to your inquiry can be found in the disclaimer: "These statements have not been... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding Hepatitis

...prescription drugs, or toxic chemicals (known as "hepatotoxicity") Attack by the body's immune system (a form of hepatitis called autoimmune hepatitis) Your Liver First, a little background information about your liver. The liver is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...also true for alcohol, aspirin, herbs, and recreational drugs. Be sure your health care provider knows about all pills or supplements you are taking. Some medications to treat hepatitis interact with antiretroviral medications. Your health care... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...non-prescriptionmedications, and complementary therapies. Theymay interact with your HIV or Hep C treatments. If you are considering herbs or supplements foryour liver, talk to your doctor. Protect yourself from re-infection with HIV or Hep C. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by... Read more »
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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Red Grapes, Protein Supplements & Noni Juice

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
...gave me this advice: "...pay attention to things that can boost your immune system..such as red grapes, Noni juice, protein supplements, etc." Is there any truth to this or does this advice belong in the myths posting area? Read more »

Supplement to help with depression/anxiety

Posted by taurusthecat, 1 Reply
... I was reading the 'ask the experts' section and an anonymous poster asked one of the docs if there was any kind of natural supplement to help with anxiety. On the off-chance that this person reads this forum and for anyone else who cares, I... Read more »

New Biotechnology dietary supplement

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...There is a new Biotechnology dietary supplement that has shown promising results for people with all types of autoimmune system diseases including AIDs and HIV. The supplement Read more »