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Can A Person With HIV Take Xanax

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men 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 that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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Lorazepam vs Xanax on Atripla to aid in anxiety and sleep?

Thank you for the prompt reply on the questions as this site is most helpful and encouraging. Another question, while completing my first week of Atripla, I have been taking it at 10/10:15pm before bed on an empty stomach. One doctor gave me .5mg...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...problems. Ideally, Yyur doctors should coordinate their prescribing in order to avoid over medication and /or duplication with your HIV /primary doc acting as arbitrator with your input. KH Read more »

Is Xanax controlling my life?

Dear Dr. Shernoff: I was diagnosed as HIV positive 2 years ago (by telephone) by a physician whom I had visited only twice. I was devastated by the news, and very angry that she told me in this manner, not offering any mental health couseling...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...best course of action now is to ask your current physician for a referral to a psychiatrist who is experienced in working with people with HIV. Make an appointment with this person and tell them the entire story and your feelings about wanting... Read more »

Xanax

dOES XANAX CAUSE TIREDNESS AND RINGING IN THE EARS- NOT BAD BUT MILDLY?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...xanax works. The situation is quite different from that of a drug like AZT (retrovir, combivir, trizivir) which can, in some people, suppress the production of red blood cells in the bone marrow. Fatigue induced by AZT is often related to anemia... Read more »

ARUBA Q#3

This is my 2nd time, please help me releive some anxiety. Almost 6 weeks ago I had a sexual with an expensive escort from an escort service in Aruba. We had Sex for a time, and the comdom broke. I ejaculated in her, and never knew the condom broke...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...after acquiring the virus; however, you cannot rely on symptoms in diagnosing HIV.I agree with your physician's recommendations: Xanax for anxiety and a three-month HIV test to calm any residual fears.Finally, I see absolutely no reason for you... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...in 34 markets. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race. New HIV Infections refers to HIV incidence , or the number of people that are newly infected with HIV. The term men who have sex with men (MSM) is used in CDC surveillance... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...eat me alive or I could just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest... Read more »
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Ever wondered why so few HIV+ post personal ads?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If you have ever wondered why so few of the 1.9 million diagnosed HIV+ post ads on dating sites view this link too web page it might open a possible idea on the subject. http://www.geocities.com//rvhobo1954/page1 Read more »

Just married, could this be HIV?

Posted by peezy, 3 Replies
...I went to see my primary care physician again. He assured me again that he did not think I have HIV, and actually prescibed XANAX to ease my anxiety over the matter, and anxiety over getting married and thinking I'm ill (which happened a week... Read more »

xanax

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I started taking xanax about 4 months ago because I couldn't handle knowing that I had a known exposure to hiv and hepc I am taking about five purple footballs a day. I know it's not good to turn to drugs for your problems but I quit drinking Read more »

Marrying an HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I am dating a man that is HIV+. I want to marry him but my family is against it and the only thing that holds me back is a fear of becoming infected, and Read more »