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I am a 30 year old male 150lbs 5'8" diagnosed end of December of 2011. I have recently started Atripla, less than a Month, and I have seen great results so far in raising my CD4 count and lowering my viral load. However, after 2 weeks of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Unclear from your note whether there is much swelling in the nipple area besides the pain you have described. Nipple pain/sensitivity alone with no enlargement of breast tissue would after starting Atripla starting Atripla would be rare. Acute... Read more »

gynecomastia question

Dear. Doctor , A few days ago a dermatologist diagnosed me with mild gynecomastia and suggested... Read more »

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Hi Nelson - can you help me with this? I switched d4t to AZT to complement Sustiva and Abacavir.... Read more »
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Gynecomastia -- painful breast lumps

Posted by patrickf, 2 Replies
I've been HIV+ for about 15 years or so, on meds for 7-8yrs..... and have been doing VERY well.

However, within the last 30 days, I've developed a painful lump (about the size of a pencil eraser) under my right breast nipple. After a thorough... Read more »

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Life and love after diagnosis?

Posted by hellenwhite0808, 1 Reply
My first reaction to receiving a diagnosis of HIV was the feeling of having a bucket of ice water dumped on my head. I was well beyond rational thought; all I could experience in that moment was a profound chill and the certainty that I was a dead... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
Well, just some words of encouragement for anyone who is particularly new to this whole thing. After diagnosis in Dec 2002 when I was in very bad shape by the time we found out it was HIV (CD4 = 50, VL >650,000, thrush, wasting, all that bad... Read more »