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Coconut Oil For Neuropathy

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Coconut Oil and HIV tests

Dr. Frascino,I've read that coconut oil has anti-viral properties and has been shown to reduce viral loads in people with HIV. Can supplementing with coconut oil or any other medication or supplement, affect the accuracy of an hiv test or the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Halliday,Coconut oil and/or coconut milk will not affect HIV test results or the duration of the window period. What they will do, if used liberally, is make folks think that Halliday was on holiday in Hawaii and still has lots of suntan... Read more »

Coconut Oil Studies Effects on HIV

Hello,I'm curious as to what your opinions are of the studies on Coconut Oil with the link... Read more »

Does coconut oil works

Hello Dr. lee i'm a 33/m poz 2yrs 5mths Seb again. Does coconot oil really reduces viral... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments AIMS for PN What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Many people living with HIV (HIV+)... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tips for PHAs With Peripheral Neuropathy

"Over the past six months I've noticed a burning feeling in my feet. It's not too bad, but it is constant. I'm worried about it. Should I mention it to my doctor? Do you have any tips on how to handle it?" -- J.M., Yellowknife, NWT Christopher... Read more »
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Coconut Oil

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Have any of you heard about virgin coconut oil. I was reading a book on it because I'm taking it for another issue and I found mention of it actually being used in Hiv / Aids Research. This book says that it is able to slow down the progression and... Read more »

Virgin Coconut Oil

Posted by garcia, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Stumbled across some new and promising developments on the subject of Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) which my father put me on to.
Being the skeptic that I am, I'm not about to jump onto any bandwagons, but I thought it might be an idea to spread... Read more »

For Anon One, oil and condoms

Posted by jambo, 1 Reply
Anon One

your response to my earlier post was reassuring, but i am now coming across a number of experts saying that oil causes microscopic tears and holes in condoms, which are not visible to the eye.

what should i make of this.
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oil lube or maybe not

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had sex with a pro we used a condom but I dont know if the lube weas oil or water based. i asked her and she said is was her homemade lube That freaked me out. I tested negative at 8 weeks, and i did wear a condom, im worried that the condom could... Read more »