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AIDS InfoNet

St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

...collected while the plant is flowering. St. John's Wort has traditionally been used to treat bruises, burns, and mild depression or anxiety. St. John's Wort contains many different substances that work together. A major compound is hypericin. What Are the Benefits of St. John's Wort? Currently, the major use of St. John's Wort is to treat mild depression or anxiety. In 1996, the British Medical Journal published a review of...
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CURIOUS

ARE THERE ANY STUDIES DONE ON MIXING MEDICINE AND HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS TOGETHER TO HELP FIGHT INFECTION?
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...There have not been studies which indicate benefit for people with HIV from herbal supplements. Several, notably St Johns Wort (hypericin) and garlic supplements, have harmful interactions with some of the proven HIV meds, reducing their... Read more »

New HIV/AIDS diagnoses, pneumonia (PCP), please help!

We've heard so many different things so far with the entire host of medical staff in the hospital, primary doctor with no real knowledge of AIDS, and only speaking with social worker otherwise: Brief Hx: Admitted to hospital Nov 1 with severe lung...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...He needs HIV treatment immediately. I don't understand the delay until January. This is absolutely not acceptable. Vitamins are not the answer. Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer... Read more »

Help please! (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

Help me im scared if i masturbate with a dirty hand can i infect myself with HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more about masturbation and HIV-transmission risk in the archives. Dr. Bob says check it out!Dr. BobCan you give yourself HIV/AIDS? - by semen contact with a cut or wound of yourself? (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)Jan 29, 2008 hiya doc I was... Read more »
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PWA Health Group

Hypericin/St. John's Wort Info Sheet

... What Is It Really? St. John's Wort is a naturally occurring herb which contains a chemical called hypericin. Synthetic forms of hypericin are under investigation as an anti-HIV treatment. The herbal product is available through Read more »
The Well Project

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

... 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 »
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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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV - with HIV + boyfriend....PLEASE HELP!!!

Posted by gause, 7 Replies
...I been dating this guy for almost a year now. I'm HIV - and he is HIV + (diagnosed about year ago before we met). In the beginning of our relationship we had great sexual encounters Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have sex... Read more »