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Do They Put People With Hiv In The Icu

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ICU Visits

I've been taking Atripla as a first line treatment for over two years now. My T-cells are about 375 at last check and my VL has been essentially undetectable since one month after starting treatment. Other a few aches and pains, I feel great....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.If your viral load is undetectable and CD4 is above 350, I can find little reason that you'd be at risk in visiting your father. Be sure to observe any isolation procedures (as would be customary, HIV+ or not).... Read more »

WE NEED MORE HIV POS PEOPLE PUTTING THEIR HAND UP FOR CLINICAL TRIALS

Hi Dr Bob,l have been hiv positive for 8 years and have recently put my nane down for a clinical... Read more »

HIV (+) ICU Nurse,...

Hi everyone,I work as nurse in the ICU unit of a large inner city hospital. I was diagnosed HIV (+)... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Failure to Update Nonoxynol-9 Labels to Mention Increased Risk of Contracting HIV Puts People At Risk, GAO Report Says

FDA 's failure to update the labels of products containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9 to warn of the increased risk of contracting HIV among women who use the products puts consumers at risk, according to a Government Accountability Office report... Read more »
UNAIDS

"Right for You!" Satellite Puts Young People Centre Stage at Vienna

Right for you! satellite. Credit: UNAIDS/Anna Rauchenberger. The thoughts and voices of young people took centre stage at the Vienna AIDS Conference yesterday as an innovative satellite session explored how they can best protect themselves from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malawi Hopes to Put More Than 500,000 People on ARVs by End of 2010

IRIN reports on Malawi's plans to "more than double the number of people receiving antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to half a million by the end of 2010." The country is implementing new WHO guidelines that recommend starting people on ARVs when their... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Can More People Be Put on ART Without Increased Cost?

With no end to the global funding retreat in sight, new strategies are required to change the way we provide treatment to the world's 33 million people infected with HIV. On June 7-10, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) hosted a... Read more »
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regarding this person who is putting people down

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I USED TO THINK THIS WAS A GREAT WEB SIGHT BUT ALL
I FIND IS PEOPLE THAT DON'T CARE ABOUT OTHER PEOPLES
FEELINGS. MY HIV DOCTOR SAID I HAVE TO TEST UP TO 12 MONTH BECAUSE OF MY EXPOSURE. PLEASE GIVE PEOPLE A BREAK! IM SURE NOBODY WANTS TO STIR UP... Read more »

Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
I think I might have one many things which I feel put me at risk for HIV with several different people at many different times. I kissed them on the lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual masturbation with each other and they fingered me many... Read more »

HIV scare puts Mo. school in uncertain territory

Posted by franfrog, 4 Replies
HIV scare puts Mo. school in uncertain territory
NORMANDY, Mo., Thu Oct 23, 08:11 PM




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Putting off test for more than 5 years

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I can't seem to get over my fear of taking an HIV test. I have at least a couple of high risk situations in my past. I know if I don't test I can't get medical help but I don't want to be HIV+. I know in my head that it is too late...if I am... Read more »