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Does Hiv Medication Work

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Already changed 2 regimens, are there still hiv medication that could work on me?

I have been taking HIV medication for ten years.After some years I changed Combivir+Viracept with Combivir+Telzir+Norvir .In case of these meds stop working are there any other that could still help me?And also how do the regimens I took are...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.So long as you've not had issues with virological failure (increased viral load while on treatment) or HIV drug resistance (either transmitted during initial infection or after VF), there's no reason why you... Read more »

Should those with AIDS/HIV be allowed to work in the medical field???

I am wondering if are those infected with the AIDS/HIV virus are allowed with to work in the... Read more »

can a HIV + person work in the medical feild

hi there had a big question. I am 30yr old and i have been positive for like 4 months now. doing... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rwanda Working to Meet 2013 Goal to Medically Circumcise 50 Percent of Men for HIV Prevention

Rwanda is expanding its medical male circumcision program this year, "as the country attempts to reach its goal of medically circumcising 50 percent of men by June 2013 as part of HIV prevention efforts," PlusNews reports. "The free male... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Health Care Access Working Group Action Alert: Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS

Congress is moving quickly to develop and pass health care reform legislation. One committee in the Senate will begin debating legislation this week. The move to reform health care in the United States must ensure that everyone living with HIV... Read more »
Housing Works

Housing Works Says Obama's AIDS Plan is "A Step Backward," Demands More Ambitious Targets

Obama only wants to reduce new HIV infections by 25 percent. Would he clean up only 25 percent of the Gulf oil spill? Housing Works expressed deep frustration and disappointment with President Obama's national AIDS strategy, based on the overall... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Vaccine Success May Take Decade to Unravel Why it Works

Last week's startling good news from an HIV vaccine trial in Thailand raises many questions about why the shots reduced HIV infection risk by 31 percent compared with a placebo. [The details of the experiment were summarized in CDC Prevention News... Read more »
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SWF,HIV infected through work

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,

Just checking to see if I'm the only person in this world who contracted this disease through their job. Ironically, I am a Medical Technologist who worked as a supervisor and taught students blood precautions when doing their job. After 13 years... Read more »

WHAT GOOD ARE HIV TEST IF THEY DON'T WORK!!

Posted by help290, 1 Reply
I have been dealing with this for over three years 7 doctors 8 negative antibody test 1 negative pcr and lately 1 indeterminate western blot
1 band not sure which one and now the ID doctor wants me to wait a month for another western blot. I have... Read more »

countries where HIV+ people can work

Posted by markkkkky, 3 Replies
Hi.

I just want to know if there are other countries where HIV+ people can work and be able to grant a work permit? I know there are countries who don't have restrictions, but only for short visits and vacations.

If ever there is, is HIV testing a... Read more »

HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program at a major research university and I am not "out" at... Read more »