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Effects Of Hiv On The Body Without Medications

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Ask the Experts

side effect

how i mack my body to be healthy and i control the hiv-aids in my body?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The only proven way to control HIV in the body is to take effective HIV medications (antiretrovirals)-I recommend seeing an HIV specialist for an evaluation. KH Read more »

Effect of alcohol on efficacy of HIV meds &on disease progression

I have AIDS. I have not had alcohol since my diagnosis 8 months ago, at which time I began taking... Read more »

Prescription side effects

A good friend of mine is HIV positive and has a history of drug abuse. I have agreed to help him if... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...drugs can cause some effects that are different from what they were developed to do. These are called side effects. Like all medications, HIV drugs can cause side effects. In most cases, the side effects of HIV drugs are mild, like a headache or... Read more »

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...immune system. Drug resistance: HIV can mutate (change form). The altered HIV can multiply even in the presence of anti-HIV medications that would normally kill the virus. One or more drugs in a treatment regimen may become ineffective as a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

...Common? The Bottom Line What Are Side Effects? Side effects are what a drug does to you that you don't want itto do. Medications are prescribed for a specific purpose, suchas to control HIV. Anything else the drug does is a side effect.... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...effects may differ: Rashes: Researchers say that HIV+ womenare more likely than men to experience skin rashes from HIV medications. Liver problems: Women are more likelyto experience liver problems as a medication side effect. In fact,... Read more »
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Medication and Nightmares

Posted by whyyyyyy, 1 Reply
...Some days are better than others, while the nights usually are pretty much the same. I've learned how amazing and tolerable the human body can be to suffering. Even though I take medication to suppress HIV and prevent it from ravaging my immune... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
...and the medical profession to influence an individual into believing they will progress to disease and/or die without HIV/AIDS medications. Often, a physician tells patients that those individuals who do use supplements and complementary... Read more »

Side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...response so I'm hoping those of you visiting this site will be better at sharing your information. I'm looking for info on side effects of medication. What are you experiencing, how far into your medication regimen did your side effects develop,... Read more »