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HIV meds & AIDS

Hello Dr. Henry:Do current HIV meds (HAART)either prevent or slow the future progress of developing AIDS? I've been on Atripla for a little over a year now and I started ART with a low 200 CD4 count.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Effective antiretroviral therapy greatly diminishes the odds to develop an AIDS-associated event and death. A person is considered to have AIDS when HIV+ and a CD4 count 350 (and viral load 500. KH Read more »

HIV meds treatment & AIDS

Hi,I'm still very unsure about this. I understand that if an HIV-positive person who does not... Read more »

Neuropathy from Statins or Hiv or Hiv meds???

How do I know what is causing my neuropathy? I have been with Hiv/Aids for 20 years, on meds the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Moscow Times Examines How Drug Shortages in Russia Are Leading Doctors to Prescribe Replacement HIV/AIDS Meds to Patients

... In Russia, some patients living with HIV/AIDS, whose regular drug therapy was replaced by "another, less preferable drug," are bringing lawsuits against state-run treatment Read more »
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Expert Panel Revises U.S. HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines; Recommends Starting HIV Meds Earlier

...country, and many HIV health care workers are likely to follow them. The guidelines themselves were revised by a panel of 30 HIV/AIDS experts from across the U.S. We'll summarize a few of the major changes in the revised guidelines below. A ... Read more »
The Body

Thinning Bones a Growing Problem Among People With HIV; HIV and HIV Meds Appear to Be Culprits

... Bone problems have quietly emerged as a major health issue for people with HIV, and HIV meds may be at least partly to blame, according to recent research. The findings add to a growing body of evidence that Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MedPage Today Examines Recent Developments, Trials Underway in HIV Prevention

...examines recent HIV prevention developments, in a 2010 year in review piece, beginning with the announcement at the International AIDS Conference in July that a microbicide gel used by women before and after sex reduced HIV infection by 39... Read more »
Connect With Others

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

Travelling with HIV Meds

Posted by jon_yvr, 6 Replies
...I am on 6 meds and I'm going the U.K., France, Germany, and Italy for a month. I'll be carrying alot of bottles. Has anyone had any experience Read more »

HIV meds and SMOKING

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...Butt Heads by Nicole Joseph May 10, 2006Smoking is bad for your healththats not news. But the nearly 70% of people with HIV who light up on a regular basis might be interested to know about a new study showing that smoking may also reduce the... Read more »

Help with HIV meds...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi- I read on here awhile back about getting free meds from companies who make the drugs by writing to them...does anyone know what I need to do this...like something from my doctor? Read more »