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Benefits For People That Are Hiv Positive

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testosterone and its benefits for HIV Positive People

I am seeking information around testosterone treatment and HIV.I am a HIV positive person and I live in Australia the reason for my question is. Both myself and my partner are HIV+ he has no T-cells and a viral Load that is unreadable not...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...Yes you might benefit from testosterone if your levels are low-normal, but do not expect to turn into your partner. Everybody is different with respect Read more »

Is it safe for Hiv Positive people to take Acyclovir?

I am hiv positive and have genital herpes. I am not on hiv meds yet.My cd4 count is 540/21% viral... Read more »

HIV+ w/ shingles vax

I read the article "When Will There Be A Shingles Vaccine for HIV-Positive People?"... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Bill Extending Government-Funded Health Care Benefits to HIV-Positive People Not Being Implemented, Los Angeles Times Reports

...Schwarzenegger's (R) administration, the Los Angeles Times reports (Rau, Los Angeles Times , 4/4). Before the law was signed, only people with an AIDS diagnosis who were considered disabled were eligible for benefits under Medi-Cal, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocacy Group Sues Federal Agencies Over Statements About Medical Marijuana, Including Benefits for HIV-Positive People

... FDA over statements the organizations have made about medical marijuana, citing several studies that found the drug might benefit HIV-positive people, the Los Angeles Times reports (Bailey, Los Angeles Times , 2/22). The lawsuit was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

State Pension Plan in India Will Benefit Low-Income HIV-Positive People

...the poverty line ( Times of India , 1/5). Under the initiative, which is the first of its kind in the country, about 41,000 people currently taking antiretrovirals will receive the pension, The Telegraph reports. To qualify for the monthly... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Switching Drug Regimens Every Three Months May Benefit HIV-Positive People, Study Says

...HIV-positive people may be less likely to develop a resistance to antiretroviral drugs if they switch drug regimens every three months, according Read more »
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AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that Read more »

Positive and married

Posted by saber01, 2 Replies
...tested positive and I am married. What can I expect from my chain of command? I am very worried I am going to lose my medical benefits and will not get any of the treatment I need. Read more »

Benefits for Poz Vets??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can anyone tell me what the benefits are for Positive vets? All I keep hearing is that it depends on if you were in or out of the military when you contracted it. Read more »

Benefits of HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...to write a 10-15 page paper on a controversial topic. The topic I have chosen is definitely controversial- "How has HIV/AIDS benefited the world". Before you automatically assume that I'm some sick puppy, let me say that I DO NOT wish to... Read more »