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Can Hiv Be Treated With Medication

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treating reflux v. HIV medication

Hello Doctor, greetings from AfricaPositive since 99, now on second regime from Nov.05: Kaletra,Videx EC & 3TC. VL undetectable, last CD4 count 289.My recent problems : non-cardiological pain in the chest, suspected reflux treated by GP with...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Use of buffering drugs like Maalox or H2 blockers should be OK for symptom relief on your current HIV regimen. KH... Read more »

To Treat, or Not To Treat....

In a female patient (hiv+ 8 years) who takes no meds and has the following stats, would recommend... Read more »

hiv poz male, treating hiv and ADD

I am a healthy 36 yr old poz male, have finally been treated for my ADD as well. Have been put on... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Developing Countries Face Shortage of Medical Workers Trained to Treat HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, Reuters Reports

Many developing countries are facing a shortage of medical workers -- leaving health care gaps in nations with high HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis burdens -- Reuters reports. Although Africa has 25% of the world's disease burden, it has... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

To Treat or Not To Treat ...

Let's say you have just received an HIV diagnosis, due to Pneumocystis pneumonia, a CD4 count of 120 and viral load at 260,000. Ask 100 doctors if you should be treated with antivirals (in addition to antibiotics and subsequent prophylaxis for the... Read more »
Project Inform

Learning How to Treat HIV Disease

Why Take HIV Medications? The relationship between HIV levels and risk of disease progression is complicated and varies from person to person. Although some people can maintain good health for many years without being on treatment, it's likely that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR Blog Examines "Test and Treat" Approach as HIV/AIDS Prevention Tactic

NPR's "Shots " blog examines the "test and treat" approach to HIV care and prevention, which "relies on the fact that taking HIV drugs dramatically reduces a person's risk of transmitting the virus to others," and, "[a]s more and more people are put... Read more »
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AbacavirLamivudine to treat HIV infection.

Posted by jenniferdraper
AbacavirLamivudine is used to treat HIV infection. This combination medication is used with other medications. It belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Read more »

treating hiv holistic healthwise

Posted by taian, 2 Replies
anyone involved treating hiv with herbology,using colloidal silver regime or other w/good results Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
This is a prime example of how vulnerable we (PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, and bothersome.
Millions of dollars a... Read more »