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Does A Person With Hiv Or Aids Take A Lot Of Pills

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Starting HIV Treatment

First Things First Choosing an HIV Drug Regimen Resistance Sequencing Adherence Dosing Schedule Taking Your Pills Side Effects Putting It All Together First Things First When you and your health care provider decide the time is right for you tostart treatment, there are things you can do to set yourself up for success.The first step is to think positively. Having the right attitude going in willhelp you get the most out...
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Risk of HIV transmission from a HIV+ person`s bleeding wound

First of all, thanks for what you`re doing. I`m sure anyone who needs to know anything about HIV, from infected individuals to hypochondriacs alike, are very thankful to you guys.My question is whether or not I should worry after helping a bleeding...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello thereOK so yes you are worrying too much! From what you have described HIV transmission carried a very small risk. Even with cuts on your hands, they would have had to happen at the same time of helping him out. Your body minutes after... Read more »

can a person go from aids back to hiv

if i was diagnoised with aids with a low CD4 count placed on the meds and now have been undetectable with a high CD4 count for over 7 years, can i go from having aids back to just having hiv? will i have a longer more normal life?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Although you can not go from an "AIDS" diagnosis back to "HIV positive," this will not affect your morbidity or mortality. See below. Dr. BobChemo and CD-4 counts (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009) Jun 22, 2009I am a... Read more »

HIV and Meds + person dating - person

Dear Dr. Remien,I am currently in a relationship with an HIV- man. My viroload is low and I am not on any meds. My partner would like to further our sexual relationship and include anal sex. I realize that a condom should always be used and it is....
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
A lot of people are wondering about how much the risk of transmission changes with lower viral load. I think the best research data we have at this time comes from studies of HIV serodiscordant couples in Africa (relatively large sample). It was... Read more »

you inspire me a lot 2.... (CURE)

thanks for your answer, as i told you before you inspire me a lot and make me fight for what i might still want in life, i just have another question, i know that you probably hear this every day but i really would like to have a point of view from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,What is my "posture about a cure?" I want one yesterday.Do I think it's medically possible? Yes.What is the latest hope for us? Voting Bush/Cheney and all GOPs out of office ASAP. Ending the catastrophic Iraq war. Reprioritizing... Read more »
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what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all,

I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me?

And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to... Read more »

hiv- w/ lots of aids symptoms

Posted by My3Cents, 3 Replies
"...ICL, is an immunodeficiency syndrome in which...HIV, cannot be detected...ICL can be referred to as Non-HIV AIDS...Non-HIV AIDS may also be transmissible.." http://www.autoimmune.com/Non-HIVAIDSGen.html Read more »

Discontorted Couple( I have lots of questions)

Posted by happylight20, 5 Replies
Well this is a first for me, so i am dating a man who is hiv+, I however am Hiv-. I have tons of questions about hiv, transmission, and weather i can really handle being in love with a man who is positive. I really do love the guy, but i am so... Read more »

How many sleeping pills...?

Posted by SA_Intellect, 6 Replies
It is finally sinking in that I have HIV and I don't like that feeling. I am scared of the realization that I will be with this virus forever, however long that means for me now. I assumed I would live until I was an old man but now I feel like I've... Read more »