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Chemistry Of Hiv Medication

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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of good health care. Lab testsare important tools that help you and your health care provider
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A new hope? Lymphoma Drug Wakes Up Dormant HIV

A drug approved to treat lymphoma, Zolinza (vorinostat, SAHA) can wake up CD4 cells latently infected with HIV and render them vulnerable to antiretroviral (ARV) medication, according to a study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry and...
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
...Perhaps. But more studies will have to be done in HIV infected people to determine whether this is a safe strategy. Read more »

banana and hiv

Doctor Bob what do you think about using squeeze banana as lubricant since scientist found something that can kill hiv in banana, in short rubbing banana on condom to reduce risk in case of breakage.tugurun
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...study, "A Lectin Isolated from Bananas Is a Potent Inhibitor of HIV Replication," was published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry (2010; 285(12):8646-55).Bananas Over BanLec By Richard Jeffreys March 16, 2010A study just published in the... Read more »

how does hiv meds related depression feel like

how does hiv meds realted depression feel like? I am not on meds but sometimes get very melacoholic and have very often the feeling that life in not worth living but then I get my self out of the hole and live anyway.Is the HIV medicines realted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medications can make depression worse. If someone is clinically depressed, I would try to avoid Atripla and use a different HIV regimen.If you feel you are depressed, talk to your doctor. A referral for psychotherapy or a trial of antidepressants... Read more »

Kills HIV virus?

Dr. Franscino,Its great to be back and ask you a few more questions. I thank you for your sympathy and support toward people with HIV.I have been reading for quite some time that colloidal silver reportedly disables the enzyme that one-celled...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...changed my opinion on this since the last time I mentioned it in these forums. (See below.)Having just returned form a major HIV/AIDS conference in Los Angeles, I can assure you there is no new information to support the use of colloidal silver... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

...in the blood can affect calcium test results (see albumin). The most common cause of low calcium test results for people with HIV is low protein levels due to malnutrition or wasting. Abnormal calcium levels can indicate digestive problems. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (seesheet called Understanding Lab Tests I ) HIV Illness How HIV is responding to the drugs you are... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...diet may help control insulin resistance. See a registered dietitian to help you make good choices and plan yourmeals. Many AIDS service organizations have registered dietitians on staff whowill see you free of charge. The health benefits of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Level Testing

...drug levels. Pregnancy: as body size changes, drug levels can also change. Women nearing menopause go through changes in body chemistry that can affect drug levels. Does TDM Work for All HIV Drugs? TDM might work well for protease... Read more »
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Problems with HIV Science

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...author, a family practice physician in Washington, DC, reviews the evidence that has led him to the conclusion that the HIV=AIDS hypothesis is fundamentally flawed. Disagreement about HIV's role in causing AIDS has been curiously absent from... Read more »

I am in love with an HIV positive man...

Posted by BeautifulMusik, 3 Replies
...I have been friends with a guy for over two years now. There has always been chemistry but, I enjoy him so much that I didn't want to change anything about our friendship. This September, I told him I was in love Read more »

hiv or not? worstnightmereever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...guess she was).. Her hands touched my genitals and the groin area.. I don't remember having any wounds.. I know the odds for hiv are not high.. However.. 7-10 days later.. I begun to have burning sensation in my right groin near the ASIS..... Read more »

Indeterminate west blot

Posted by Cliff, 1 Reply
...My wife and I just started an IVF cycle in feb of this year. We were both tested for stds and hiv and both tested negative. The first live ivf cycle failed and in April we transferred two of our frozen. The embryos are ours Read more »