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Can You Get Hiv From Taking A Drink From Someone's Glass

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Does a daily glass of wine affect the effectiveness of my HIV treatment?

Hi! I've been on Isentress and Truvada for the past 4 months. My CD4 count and viral load has leveled off around 250 and VL at 300. I'm just concerned that my lifestyle has a direct effect on my body's response to the treatment and these includes a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Modest use of alcohol usually OK with your HIV regimen. If your have underlying liver disease (ie hepatitis C) then alcohol intake needs to be restricted for many patients. Read more »

HIV treatment one a day with big supper and a glass of red wine

I take 400 mg of atazanavir, 1.000 mg of invirase and 1 tablet of truvada at night with a really... Read more »

hiv and a glass of wine

on occasion i'd have a glass or two of red wine,i was wondering, when i drink is it ok to skip the... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

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a considerable amount of HIV blood in a glass

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am wondering if 20-30 ml of wet HIV-infected blood remained in a glass for more than twelve hours, will the blood be still infectious even if it is still wet after that 12 hours?? Read more »

Medication and Nightmares

Posted by whyyyyyy, 1 Reply
...actions can be life threatening. That is my reality of having HIV. While the regimens have vastly improved the prognosis of HIV/AIDS to those who are live with this affliction, taking meds is no sweet ride. I am at a point in my life where I... Read more »

23, alone, and feel utterly hopeless in Las Vegas!

Posted by RoyalPurple, 12 Replies
...am an Ox, according to this ancient calendar and I had it in my mind that this was my year to shine. Then I found out I was HIV+. When I found out it felt as though someone had punched me in my stomach and all my dreams punched out. I am 23 a... Read more »

Newly Diagnosed, Medication Overload!

Posted by whyyyyyy, 2 Replies
...actions can be life threatening. That is my reality of having HIV. While the regimens have vastly improved the prognosis of HIV/AIDS to those who are live with this affliction, taking meds is no sweet ride. I am at a point in my life where I... Read more »