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Can Zofran Help With HIV

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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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Sorry Dr. Bob, i meant Saline or saltwater not salt ware.

Dr. Bob, Yesterday morning i had to go to a medical emergency, because after a long time, after some months, yesterday i had taken Celexa(Citalopram 40 mg) and then drank lot of alcohol with in couple of hours, so i thought it was a reaction in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...intravenous fluids you received are not steroids, nor are they immunosuppressant in any way. They will not affect the accuracy of your HIV test results. Combining antidepressants and alcohol can be dangerous, as you no doubt now realize! See your... Read more »

Switching Medication

I've been on Atripla since 3/25/2008. I throw up in the morning around the same time about 4-5 times a week. But the medication has done and is doing it's job! I'M UNDECTABLE! WHOOHOO! But, the vomiting and nausea are becoming a bit much. Should I...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...may help you. Talk to your doctor about these other options.In the mean while, I would talk to your doctor about prescribing Zofran, a great drug for nausea. Also, drink ginger tea when you wake up since it has been shown to help diminish nausea... Read more »

PEP

Hi Dr. Bob. Quick question on the PEP. My partner is negative. I have pretty muched maintained a undetectable VL and cd4 of over 650. I noticed the other night that when i took the condom off it had a torn hole in it. Being in the medical...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sooner PEP is begun after an HIV exposure the better chance it has of blocking HIV transmission.Generally speaking Compazine or Zofran are not needed to control PEP-related nausea. For Sustiva-related nausea, taking it at bedtime on an empty... Read more »

Nausea and breathing problems

Dr, Young, When even Zofran doesn't help the bad nausea, what can you recommend as more efective?I have a CD4 of >600 and VL of <10,000...not yet on HAART.What could be causing this bad nausea and what meds are most effective (I had thought Zofran...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...this forum, other than to say to let your doctor know about the symptoms that you're experiencing.If you've got nausea that Zofran won't control, or shortness of breath, it's important to have these symptoms evaluated. While HIV itself typically... Read more »
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...that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies... 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 »

I am sooo sad today

Posted by Mix, 10 Replies
I knew that one day I would have to start the meds but I never thought it would be so soon. Went for my lab results today and my doctor dropped the bombshell. My CD4 count has dropped drastically (from 380 to 219 ) and i have to start my meds A.S.P.... 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 »

caution to worried wells

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...three months ago, my wife began to have symptoms very similar to those of ars night sweats, fever, swollen glands, red patchy hives, liver dysfunction, joint pain, and severely itchy skin, she was tested for every infectious disease and... Read more »