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Does Dizziness Mean I Have AIDS

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Raltegravir and Tenofovir + should I be aware that this can mean "Rhabdomyolisis + Kidney Damage"?

Dear Keith Henry, I've been diagnosed with HIV since 2009. In 2010, I decided to begin my treatment against HIV. The drugs selected as initial therapy were Tenofovir + Lamivudine + Efavirenz (Our free AIDS Program in Brazil don`t offer...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If you are having ongoing central nervous system side effects from efavirenz and have an undetectable HIV level with no history of drug resistance --then switching the efavirenz to raltegravir is usually a good option. Risk for additive muscle,... Read more »

Dizziness

Thank you for the invaluable service you provide!! My question: I've been HIV+ for 16 years.... Read more »

Dizziness and Trizivir

Dr. Frascino:My wife is HIV+ diagnosed on april 2001 and since then her treatment is Combivir plus... Read more »
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An HIV Medication Primer

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I don't mean to bother... But...

Posted by Anonymous
First off, let me begin this by saying that I do not intend to offend or bother anyone by this post. I am not HIV/AIDS positive. I am doing a study for college on HIV/AIDS and how people live with it, how they maybe discriminated against for having... Read more »

just wondering/what do you mean/clinical??

Posted by notanonymous, 1 Reply
well, first of all based on your test you are hiv negative. some of the responses you are getting are from aids realists/dissidents. they do not believe that hiv exists. they hang around on this board and use crafty language about tests are false,... Read more »

Numbers don't mean anything.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV/AIDS doesn't have a set pattern. Not ever person infected is going to test positive. 8.5 weeks after infection, or 6 months after infection. Most people who test positive do so after being infected years, and after their health has declined... Read more »

What does this test name mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i am negative but wanted to ask something.

on the report from quest and under the term - TEST NAME,
it states .....
HIV-1 AB W/CONFIRM.,NY
HIV-1 AB, EIA

it says non-reactive, no HIV-1 antibodies dectected.
what does AB mean?

what does W/CONFIRM mean?
did... Read more »