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Fusion and Attachment Inhibitors

Note: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (nukes) Fact Sheet 430 : non-nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs or non-nukes) Fact Sheet 440 : protease inhibitors Fact Sheet 470 : other antiretroviral drugs in development Fact Sheet 480 : immune therapies These drugs have not been approved by the Food and Drug...
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Attachment inhibitor progress

Last October I participated in a one week phase one study of an attachment inhibitor whose number escapes me. We took high doses for one week. This was the first hiv med I had taken. My t-cells jumped by 200 in that week and the only side effect...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question, and most importantly, thanks for your participation in the clinical study."Attachment" inhibitors are probably best called entry inhibitors-- they come in a variety of names and types at this point; though the... Read more »

Stuck by pin attached to new men's shirts

Infection from pin stick?I recently stuck my fingertip on one of those pins that come with a new shirt when I as shopping at the store. It wasn't a very deep puncture.... it only bled when I squoze my finger slightly. I am worrying if another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The CDC told you "NO but YES at the same time"???? Well, that was certainly helpful now wasn't it???The chances of your contracting HIV as a result of getting stuck by a pin in a new shirt while shopping at a store are beyond... Read more »

Please Read. Digital Hugs Attached :)

Hi Doc, It has been great to read your forum. There is so much to learn not only scientifically, but also in terms of your perspective on life which is amazing and unique. I really wish you the best at all stages in life, which I really hope and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sure I'll post your comments primarily as yet another example of exactly what I hope the readers of this forum will not do! Self diagnose!You may be tops in your engineering class, but you fail the "common sense" test.Fact: You... Read more »

Response from the Top Engineer + Digital Hugs Attached ;)

Hey Doc, Thanks for your detailed response. I really appreciate it. I just wanted to mention a few things about your response ! 1- As for the statistics, you're right ! I know the estimated statistics per exposure. However, as you know better...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The bottom line does not change. Self diagnosis is inappropriate. Your assessment of your degree of HIV risk is way out of proportion to any actual degree of risk. Your "symptoms" are not suggestive of HIV. "Thinking" your... Read more »
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How do I find a good doctor in Texas ?

Posted by labertl37, 1 Reply
I have met w/ two I.D. doctors and did not feel like I could "bond" with them..Who are the best HIV Doctors in Texas?... Read more »

HIV in Older Adults

Posted by crabman, 3 Replies
I know that many of us are now 'older'. This was an attachment in one of my emails today. It covers some of the additional things that those of us that are older with HIV need to keep in mind concerning our health. While this is geared toward... Read more »

hiv+ and hiv negative partnership

Posted by Anonymous, 18 Replies
I hope will get some answers from this forum. Please people advise. I am hiv + and just met a wonderful hiv- man. He is a real catch. We have gone on a couple of dates. I went out with him out of myown selfishness and wanted some excitement in... Read more »

Worried about HIV

Posted by tilaru, 2 Replies
My English not good, please help me on this.
Yesterday I have gone for MRI Scan about my spine problem, before me one women took MRI Scan test for brain and later I took the test for about 20 minutes however I have noticed some blood in my middle... Read more »