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2nd attempt...please help me retain my sanity Bob...scared!!!

...tired all the time with hot flushes and very mild night sweats. she also had a headache (and diahria only for 3-days). she has a contraceptive implant which she thought could be the cause as she has had it 2 and a half years. after about 10 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mr. Paranoid,1. ARS? Nope! Coincidence? Yep!2. Nope! I suggest you see a dermatologist to get this cleared up. It's not HIV related.3. Anxiety! If my reassurance isn't enough for you to shake your worries, get a single HIV-antibody test at... Read more »

Temple implants for wasting?

Dear Dr.What is the best soution for templar wasting? I have read that there are templar implants,... Read more »

Question about Real Simple Meds

I noticed that BMS was soon going to have a once a day PI soon, like in a year. Could they combine... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Hormonal Contraception for HIV Positive Women

...depot injections (Depo-Provera) are administered every three months, while other injectables are given every one or two months. Contraceptive implants are inserted under the skin and slowly release progestins over a longer period. Implanon, which... Read more »
Women Alive

The Hormone Progesterone Has a Role in Simian AIDS

...cycle, has been shown to make female monkeys much morevulnerable to SIV, the monkey version of HIV. Two contraceptives, the implant Norplant, and Depo Provera, which is injectedcontain progesterone. Reports indicate that 14 out of 18 monkeys... Read more »
The Body PRO

Hormonal Contraception Use Has No Impact on HIV Disease Progression, Large Cohort Analysis Finds

...We also looked at two different hormonal contraceptive groups. One was called progesterone only. This included women using an implant or injectable contraception. Then there was the combined estrogen and progesterone group, which was women using... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Prevention of Perinatal Transmission of HIV in 2008

...Little is known, however, whether there is a similar risk with the transdermal patch, the vaginal ring, or the subcutaneous contraceptive implant. The level of the injectable contraceptive Depo-Provera and the efficacy of intrauterine devices and... Read more »
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CMV-Rentinitis Implants

Posted by Richard3910, 1 Reply
...Hello everyone! I'm in desperate need of any information on the removal of an eye implant that was used for the treatment of my CMV-Rentinitis. I had my implant put in 1997 and recently has been dislodged. I have been Read more »

I tested Positive, My boyfriend didnt, False positive?

Posted by ruraltgwoman, 1 Reply
...other opportunities i have had to come into contact with the virus would have been either at the dentist, when i got my breast implants, or when i had an orchiectomy. Is it possible that i got a false possitive, or that he got a false negative? ... Read more »

eye implant for cmv

Posted by princealbert, 1 Reply
...Has anyone had a vitrasert implant for cmv retinitis? I'm concerned because it's now 2 1/2 weeks after surgery, and my vision is still very cloudy, like someone Read more »

implant for cmv

Posted by princealbert
...Has anyone had a vitrasert implant for cmv retinitis? I'm concerned because it's now 2 1/2 weeks after surgery, and my vision is still very cloudy, like someone Read more »