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Starting Meds for First Time

I will be starting meds for the first time, as i just got my prescriptions. I had two choices: 1.Altripa or 2.Reyetaz, Norvir, & Truvada together. I opted for the 2nd choice....My question is, is this a good option? Also, do HIV meds affect libido...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...conditions, etc that may make one more attractive than the other to a particular individual. HIV itself can effect libido and erections, the meds should not have this as a side effect.Good luck,Joe Read more »

Help please. I'm paralyzed with fear!

Hey Doc.Please help me out I am so scared and don't know how much longer I can handle this... Read more »

curved penis (PEYRONIE'S DISEASE, 2010)

hi, i am 26 years old man. and having a curved penis problem. kindly tell me how to get a curved... Read more »
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Older People and HIV

...Unprotected sexual activity. This may be heterosexual or homosexual sex. Viagra and other drugs that help men get and maintain an erection may contribute to increased rates of sexual activity and sexually transmitted diseases among older people,... Read more »
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Questions and Answers Related to HIV/AIDS

...numbers. Why isn't my virus undetectable yet? How can I tell if Atripla (efavirenz/tenofovir/FTC) is right for me? Which erection enhancers can I take with my HIV meds? What steps can HIVers safely take to relieve seasonal allergy... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...prevalent. AIDS phobia folks may fear being treated the way they see HIVers being treated. That HIV/AIDS disproportionately affects gay men and intravenous drug users contributes to this problem. Genetics: As with so many other illnesses,... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even... Read more »
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Condoms are only 85% effective

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...to "Desperate Housewives" tv show, condoms are only 85% effective in preventing pregnancy so I assume the same holds true for HIV infection. Read more »

Thank You

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Fine ill peace it but florida 69 i would like to consider you for my future film project because i bet you have good acting skills but one last question, why should i look both ways when crossing and i should put a condom on ? also how accurate is a... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »