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Can A Person With HIV Take Valtrex

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VALTREX AND HIV

Why is that HIV positive people are advised against taking Valtrex? Does Valtrex suppress the immune system and, if so, to what degree? How would a healthy person's immune system who took supressive doses of Valtrex be affected by the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello HIV-Herpes-Haver-Who-Wants-Valtrex, (I'll call you HHHWWV for short or perhaps even H3W2V?)The warning for Valtrex is for those with severe immunodeficiency. That Read more »

hiv risk and valtrex

hi dr. bob hope everything is well.I know that you must get questions like this all the time but... Read more »

Is taking Valtrex (valaciclovir) safe with HIV meds?

Hello Dr,Thank you for the great service you provide with this website.I am doing very well on... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...supports research on genital herpes and HSV. Studies are currently underway to develop better treatments for the millions of people who suffer from genital herpes. While some scientists are carrying out clinical trials to determine the best way... Read more »
The Body

First Person: An Interview With Shelley Singer

...be transmitted casually. Here's another one of my little pet peeves. Have you ever seen the commercial on TV for herpes and Valtrex, I guess it is? Where there's a man and a woman -- young, in their twenties. They are sitting there in front of... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...taking for other conditions. Aaron E, Levine AB. Gynecologic care and family planning for HIV-infected women. (Aug, 2005) AIDS Reader 15(8):420-423,426-428. Ameli N, Bacchetti P, Morrow RA, Hessol NA, Wilkin T, Young M, Cohen M, Minkoff H,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...The U.S. AIDS CURE and the CDC's Constitutional Guarantee http://www.boydgraves.com/letters/011104.html After 26 months on a single injection 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 »

Herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can u catch a different strain of herpes from someone if you yourself had herpes for 10+ years but had an unprotected exposure with someone who just recently got it from someone they were involved with...... Read more »

G'day

Posted by taurusthecat, 3 Replies
...and folic acid (to aid oxygen binding to my red blood cells and stop my hair from falling out, it works for me, don't laugh!), Valtrex for my Herpes, and I'm under the impression from a former doctor of mine that for those who are HIV and HSV... Read more »