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Effects Of Sleep Apnea On Hiv

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I was diagnosed sleep apnea in 2005 having been positive for 6 years and on ARV for 3 years then. I had tonsillectomy in May 2006. In the course of this time I have changed my drug regime twice. First was from Stocrin to Nevirapine because of the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some HIV+ persons who are doing well can have persistent enlarged lymphoid tissue including in the oral cavity. Sleep apnea can be a challenging disorder for which CPAP can provide symptomatic improvement and for which surgery is not always the... Read more »


I can't sleep taking ATRIPLA. My doctor gave tdazodone hcl 50 mg and does not work. Read more »


why do i still feel tired all the time?I take meds and exercise by walking.benn positive since june... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...or sale of products that are supposed to diagnose, treat, or cure HIV when those products have not been proven to be safe and effective for those purposes. Regular medicine does not have a cure for HIV. Because it is a serious illness, many... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS or at the wrong time. Non-adherence can lead to the development of resistance, which causes the HIV medications to be less effective at fighting the virus. This can cause your CD4 cells to go down and/or your viral load to go up. Studies... Read more »
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Posted by taurusthecat, 2 Replies some way due to our positive diagnosis. A lot of talk goes towards the actual diagnosis, symptoms, drugs and their side-effects, social stigma and legalities and rights, and that is as it should be. But we also have a human day-to-day... Read more »

Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...make a difference. is there some reason why a doc won't give it fairly early on in a treatment regimen? With advanced stage AIDS? Read more »