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Double Dose Of HIV Medication Taken

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An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...steps in the HIV life cycle, called reverse transcription. During normal reverse transcription, HIV's reverse transcriptase enzyme (a type of protein) converts HIV's RNA -- a single strand of genetic information -- into DNA -- a double strand of genetic information. It does this by recoding the RNA building blocks into complementary DNA building blocks. As the HIV life cycle proceeds, the newly formed DNA is used to make more copies of HIV...
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Just been diagnosed with HIV

Was recently tested positive, I am taking coviro and stalanev and cotrimazole as well as AMT. I have a sharp excruciating pain at the back of my right leg and now cant walk. Is this normal, should I seek medication? Can i take pain killers?My CD4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Absolutely nothing about having HIV/AIDS is "normal." It's unfortunate your HIV/AIDS was diagnosed only "recently." Your profoundly depressed CD4 count suggests you've Read more »

sharing a room with someone who is HIV+

Hi,I am a 23 years old male.I have been sharing a room with an HIV+ person for the past one month.We have a double bed and he sleeps on one half of it and I sleep on the other half of it.Now, I have a few questions:I am a little worried as to should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...understanding of how HIV is and is not transmitted. Dr. BobFacts for Life What You and the People You Care About Need to Know About HIV/AIDS 2006 Frequently Asked Questions What is HIV? What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV... Read more »

Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fruits. Research to date has not shown that supplementation with vitamin C either delays HIV disease progression or improves HIV/AIDS survival. If you dig deeply into the vitamin C research you will find some laboratory reports suggesting vitamin... Read more »

HIV=AIDS; follow-up question

Ref: Title. according to your answer to this question, you wrote: undetectable blood plasma viral load does not necessarily mean that there're no ongoing replication in other parts of the body.Question: for those of us who seem to have tested HIV+...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...test to measure this. That is the subject of sophisticated research labs. The plasma compartment only represents < 5% of the replicating virus when viral load is detectable. That means that most of the virus is elsewhere, but primarily in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique Plans to Double Drug Access for AIDS Patients

... Mozambique's government on Monday announced an ambitious plan to double the number of AIDS patients receiving antiretrovirals by improving access in rural areas. The goal is to increase the number of patients receiving Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique to Double Number Receiving AIDS Drugs

...Garrido said Mozambique expects to provide free antiretrovirals to some 50,000 HIV/AIDS patients by the end of 2006, more than double the number of people who now receive them. With an average growth rate of 7-8 percent for the past decade,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe Hopes to Double People on Free AIDS Drugs by End of 2006: Official

... Raymond Yekeye, operations manager of Zimbabwe's National AIDS Council, recently said the country hopes to double the number of people on antiretrovirals (ARVs) by the end of 2006. "We are Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India Nearly Doubles Treatment Centers Offering HIV/AIDS Drugs at No Cost, Official Says

... India has nearly doubled the number of government health facilities offering antiretroviral drugs at no cost to HIV-positive people as part of a campaign Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...injuries). Reactive Results Regardless of the screening method, a sample producing a reactive result must be screened again in duplicate, with at least two of the three results being reactive (repeatedly reactive) before verifying infection... Read more »

Skipping Doses

Posted by chrisnxs, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, can someone please elaborate on the severity of skipping meds? My bf is positive and has been on meds for about a year. He's on my insurance and it kills the price down to a point where he can get his meds pretty easily. I discovered... Read more »

HIV and the brain - update

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...neurologist embarking on his career when a good friend of his a doctor with whom Gelbard had trained became ill and died of AIDS in less than two years. His friend's struggle, and the severity of his neurological symptoms, touched Gelbard.... Read more »

Six month window

Posted by Anonymous
...conclusive and the only thing that could go wrong if the lab will do something wrong but that have never happend in sweden for the HIV test. Read more »