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Food Restriction Guide And HIV Medications

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The Well Project

Diarrhea

...of the most common problems for HIV-positive people. It can affect as much as 80 percent of the HIV-positive population. Unfortunately, this is one problem that has not gotten better since people started using combinations of HIV drugs. Many factors can cause diarrhea. Some of these include: HIV virus damaging the gut (intestines) -- particularly if you have a high viral load or a low CD4 count Parasites living in the gut Bacterial or...
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Research on HIV and Travel Restrictions (ON THE ROAD WITH HIV) (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS)

The other day I asked you to help me with sources for making a research on HIV related Travel restrictions but I coudn't see the answer. So Can you help me please if it is not something you can not display it on your website you can send it to my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...allowed to enter the country). Dr. Follansbee says it's also important to be aware that certain drugs may interact negatively with HIV medications; for example, malaria prevention drugs may have temporary neurological effects (for example,... Read more »

Travel restrictions

Are there any restrictions for travellinbg with HIV meds from south africa to back from Paris and Paris via Dubai to South Africa? If any, how does one deal with them? Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...allowed to enter the country). Dr. Follansbee says it's also important to be aware that certain drugs may interact negatively with HIV medications; for example, malaria prevention drugs may have temporary neurological effects (for example,... Read more »

Traveling to European Union countires as HIV+

I wasn't sure which expert to ask, but I think that I saw some questions to you about travelling to the US and being HIV + and on meds. My question is the opposite. I've know that I was HIV + for less than 2 years and doing well on treatment....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...allowed to enter the country). Dr. Follansbee says it's also important to be aware that certain drugs may interact negatively with HIV medications; for example, malaria prevention drugs may have temporary neurological effects (for example,... Read more »

HIV Traveler

Hey Doc,I have read all of the links about international travel and HIV. Here's my question:I will be traveling to Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Tokyo this summer. According to information, Cambodia and Thailand will not admit HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...allowed to enter the country). Dr. Follansbee says it's also important to be aware that certain drugs may interact negatively with HIV medications; for example, malaria prevention drugs may have temporary neurological effects (for example,... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

On the Road With HIV: A Guide for Positive Travelers

...allowed to enter the country). Dr. Follansbee says it's also important to be aware that certain drugs may interact negatively with HIV medications; for example, malaria prevention drugs may have temporary neurological effects (for example,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The 14th Annual HIV Drug Guide

... Basic Information on HIV Medications Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (also called nucleoside analogs, NRTIs, or nukes) Read more »
AIDSinfo

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...the 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...(HBV). People with HIV are much more likely to develop chronic HBV. Hepatitis B is more serious in people with HIV, but some HIV drugs (3TC, tenofovir, emtricitabine) fight HIV and HBV. For more information, see the Treatment Action Group's ... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Training Guide for the CDC Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I read a previous post regarding the CDC's recommendation regarding the window period. It is clearly written in there training manual that all people infected will have a positive test within 4-6 weeks. Only in RARE ocassions, does it take up to 3... Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Could HIV transmis via contaminated food ? When I was having lunch in the restaurant, and I went to toilet, left my food uncared, as I went back,... Read more »

Are The Guide-lines Different?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When someone has had an exposure with someone who is know to be HIV postive is the window period different? Because, I notice lots of people who have talked about testing longer like health care worker etc. when they no they have been exposed? I... Read more »