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Early Hiv Treatment Vs Late

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Making Decisions About Therapies

... Information: Consider the Source As you're learning about HIV and possible treatment approaches, be aware of false and misleading medical information and claims about therapies. When you're reading about HIV and HIV treatments, consider the source of the information. Pharmaceutical companies that market HIV therapies have an interest in selling products and may not always provide a balanced view of their products. Pharmaceutical...
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early HIV & optic neuropathy

Dear Dr. Young,I am 28 years old male . I had partial loss of vision in the left eye. My ophthalmologist could not find any problem in the eye after many tests and examinations.Then I went to a neurologist who could not find anything in the cranial...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...injury and should be ruled out before evaluating other causes. As for treatments, there really aren't diffences in early- vs late-HIV treatments. All involve finding the most potent, well tolerated combinations possible (three or four drug... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...topic!)Regarding treatment, intravenous penicillin G for 10-14 days is recommended for neurosyphilis. Primary, secondary, early latent and late latent syphilis in HIV-infected patients is treated with intramuscular injections of benzathine... Read more »

??? (Findings Suggest HIV Can Be Transmitted From MSM With Undetectable Viral Load, 2008)

Hi I'm 25 and HIV positive Ive been doing fine on atripla once a day and vitamins Ive been poz for 4 years now.The question that i have is that Ive been dating someone that is also positive But only dated since 07 my levels are undetectable...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...recent diagnosis. I would suggest, because this is indeed "new" for you, that you get informed about HIV, HIV-monitoring tests, HIV treatments and HIV transmission. A good place to start is to read through the information under the "Quick Links"... Read more »

Unprotected Sex (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2008) (SUPERINFECTION)

Hi --I am an HIV+ man who seroconverted within the last year. I recently started dating another HIV+ man who has been positive for 22 years. I'm currently not on meds with a viral load under 400 and CD4 over 600. His viral load is undetectable...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...recent diagnosis. I would suggest, because this is indeed "new" for you, that you get informed about HIV, HIV-monitoring tests, HIV treatments and HIV transmission. A good place to start is to read through the information under the "Quick Links"... Read more »
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World Health Organization

More Than Five Million People Receiving HIV Treatment

... Geneva, Vienna -- An estimated 5.2 million people in low and middle-income countries were receiving life-saving HIV treatment at the end of 2009, according to the latest update from WHO. WHO estimates that 1.2 million people started treatment... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...passes between sexual partners or people who share needles, this is called horizontal transmission. In the time before effective treatment for HIV, about one in four babies born to HIV positive mothers was also HIV positive. However, we now know... Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...point, you are at risk of getting AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) that can cause serious illness or death. HIV Treatments Scientists have developed drugs that block HIV from reproducing (multiplying). These drugs are grouped... Read more »
The Body

HIV Treatment 101

... Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...stuff. In summary the problem here is that of a very very severe illness, not as severe as HIV, but in the western world, where HIV treatment is available, the problems caused by the infection may pose similar problems to people infected that a... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...NO FEVER) Dizziness along with HOT and Cold Flushes (Throughout the 3rd Week) Abdominal Inflammation with Pain(Continued from Later half of 3rd Week till the end of 3rd week) Diarrhea (for last 2 days of the 3rd Week) Chills (For the last 2 days... Read more »

Early treatment for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...oral sex. I began treatment within a month of infection. This site discusses the risks of oral sex and the possible benefits of early treatment. http://fdjk3.homestead.com/home.html Read more »

Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 23 - The combination of the antiretroviral agents didanosine, tenofovir, and efavirenz is associated with a high virological failure rate in treatment-naive patients with HIV, British investigators report. Dr. Desmond... Read more »