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Can A Person With HIV Take Nexium

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Osteoporosis

...linked to a reduction in bone mineral density. Antacids and Bone Mineral Density Long-term use of the antacids known as proton pump inhibitors can reduce bone mineral density. Common brands include Prevacid, Prilosec, and Nexium. On the other hand, you might increase your calcium levels if you use calcium carbonate antacids such as Tums and Rolaids. How Do I Know if I Have Osteoporosis? Unfortunately, there may be no signs of...
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Anal Polyp

I am a 30 year old male living in the USA. I have been hiv positive for 5 years, taken sustiva and truvada, now (atripla) this whole time. My numbers have been normal since taking the medication 5 years ago. I have also been taking nexium for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...need to have an exam to see if that lesion is a polyp, hemorrhoid, internal wart, or condition. Anal cancer is a concern in HIV+ persons and need aggressive evaluation and treatment in order to improve outcomes. Would mention to your HIV doc for... Read more »

Isentress with Nexium

Hello,I am a 46 year old male,HIV+,and allready been on Atripla for the past 3 years.Recently my doctor suggested a change to Isentress + Truvada regime,in order to overcome the common side effects of Stocrin.My problem is that lately (about 5...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...any significant drug interactions between Truvada+Isentress or any of the proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), such as omeprazole or Nexium. For what it's worth, it is relevant to know that there are significant interactions between the PPIs and the... Read more »

Isentress with Nexium

Hello,I am a 46 year old male,HIV+,and allready been on Atripla for the past 3 years.Recently my doctor suggestet a change to Isentress + Truvada regime,in order to overcome the common side effects of Stocrin.My problem is that lately (about 5...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello GG and thanks for your post.There should not be any significant drug-drug interaction between raltegravir (Isentress) and proton pump inhibitors, like omeprazole. FWIW, I have a few patients in my clinic who take both without incident. From... Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed, as I've aged (I'm 46 years old now), and as I've had to add medications to my HIV meds for HIV and HIV medication side effects (e.g., Nexium, TriCor,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suffer from fatigue.I have been reading about using adderall and have read many testimonies about how it has really helped some people.Can my HIV doc prescribe adderall or will I need to see a psych doctor? Do you recommend this? Is this... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...safe and effective for those purposes. Regular medicine does not have a cure for HIV. Because it is a serious illness, many people with HIV disease are willing to try almost anything to get healthy. Some unproven treatments may be harmless, but... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms that usually go away after a few days. Here's the catch: Those symptoms, when they do occur... Read more »
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Retreat in California for HIV+ Women!!

Posted by ai77, 2 Replies
...center on the beach near Santa Cruz. $100 includes lodging and meals, $40 for first-time attendees. Space is limited to 35 people. These twice-yearly retreats have participants coming from California (most), Texas, Alaska, Florida, New York,... Read more »

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Told son I am HIV+... what now??

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am 28, have been HIV+ for 9 years, since my son was 1. About 4 days ago, he came home from the neighbors unexpectedly to find me reading a book on Read more »

I just tested Poz

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...I have to be quite concentrated at my job (although I am not sure I manage to make it so far). It seems like I live another person's life and still haven't managed to realise that this is gonna be my life from now on... Read more »