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Future Hiv Drugs

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Ilio Anal pouch with HIV meds.

...my HIV meds (Truvada & Sustiva) are giving me gas/diarrhea, would it be better for me to stay as I am now? And what about any future HIV drugs I may have to take. After 5 months of taking my meds I am still am suffering side effects like...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have had some HIV+ patients undergo reversal of colostomy/iliostomy who have done well. Gut problems are generally modest with Truvada + Sustiva though I have had some patients who had persistent annoying gas/loose stools from the tenofovir in... Read more »

HIV meds dietary supplements

My fiance (CD4 470 and viral almost undetectable) is taking Kaletra 200mg/50mg 4 tabs every 24... Read more »

genotype or phenotype?

Please explain the difference between a genotype and a phenotype test for resistance. Are either... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Drug Resistance

...Sequencing How Do I Know if I Have Drug Resistance? Resistance Testing Avoiding Resistance What Is Resistance? HIV drugs are designed to keep your viral loadunder control by preventing the virus from reproducing (or making... Read more »
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HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Table of Contents The Basics The HIV Lifecycle Approved HIV Drugs Combining HIV Drugs The Bottom Line The Basics HIV drugs cannot cure HIV but they can help you stay healthy by preventingthe Read more »
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Women and HIV Viral Load

...higher your viral load, the more active HIV is and the more likely you are to lose CD4 cells in the future. Measure how well HIV drugs are working HIV drugs prevent the virus from making copies of itself (reproducing). When a combination of... Read more »
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Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

... Table of Contents Strong Drugs to Fight HIV The Importance of Adherence Starting and Choosing HIV Drugs Barriers to Adherence for Women Overcoming Barriers Adherence Tips Finding Support Strong Drugs to Fight Read more »
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almost there!

Posted by themushroom, 1 Reply
...Director of the Alfred's Infectious Diseases Unit, Professor Sharon Lewin. "These silently infected cells are not cleared by anti-HIV drugs or the immune system (meaning) once a patient stops the anti-HIV drugs, the virus can then wake up and... Read more »

almost there!

Posted by themushroom, 2 Replies
...Director of the Alfred's Infectious Diseases Unit, Professor Sharon Lewin. "These silently infected cells are not cleared by anti-HIV drugs or the immune system (meaning) once a patient stops the anti-HIV drugs, the virus can then wake up and... Read more »

Future Relationships

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
As a hetero man I always dreamed of getting married and having a family. Is it now best to ignore that dream and spend my time and focus in other areas? Who in the world would marry or even date somebody like me? I realize somebody will point me... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...how often should the other family members be tested? some have never tested. among these are several kids. i want to help my future family as best i can, any advice is greatly appreciated. i know a lot of this knowledge is available in... Read more »