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HIV Treatment 101

Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. Nonetheless, choosing HIV medications and determining when to begin treatment are big decisions. Fortunately, newly infected people not on treatment typically can go 10 years without a single symptom. This...
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Is buying medication online an option? (Readers experiences welcomed)

I am a non-US citizen who lives in Asia and travels to Thailand for treatment. My doctor and the other doctors I have seen are good but there are language issues and local bias that limit how well they can communicate or serve my needs. Therefore,...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Hello and thanks for posting.Difficult for me to give you specifics, but several of my patients do obtain their medications overseas. This is a good question to seek advice from our many readers who may be able to share their experiences.BY... Read more »

please help doctor hiv scare(d) in Romania

Dear Dr. Frascino,I very much need your professional opinion. I'm far from home (US) and alone, working for the peace corp in Romania, where until recently I was helping to make a difference in life by helping some of Romania's poor,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll respond to your specific questions first:1.Yes! Absofrickinlutely!2.Nope. That is not warranted or necessary.3.Nope!4.Nope! The immune system does not work that way.5.You know you cannot WOO-HOO?!?! Why the hell not? I'd place... Read more »

Is buying medication online an option? (Readers experiences welcomed)X 2

Re my response before here is some more info.I feel that if the person traveling to Thailand and is paying upto if more than $600.00 for their meds and labs, and considering purchasing meds on the Internet (as I would also like to) after chatting...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for sharing your experiences.BY... Read more »

HIV Mental Health Online Resource

Hi Michael -- This is Ken Howard in LA. I love reading this section of The Body because you know I admire all of your work very much. I wanted to follow up on the guy in Ohio who wrote to you about not having access to a mental health provider...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Thanks for bringing this to my attention and the attention of others who may benefit frrm it. I am posting it on this forum in the hope that the person who wrote requesting information will read this and that it may possibly help him.Michael... Read more »
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Request for help with research (online survey)

Posted by CatSmith
Hi, my name is Cat Smith and I am a third year student at the University of Brighton (UK) studying Applied Psychology and Sociology. For my final year dissertation, I wish to examine some of the reasons users give for participation in online forums... Read more »

hiv online test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know how to order an hiv 'o' subgroup test online. My symptoms sre persisting despite a -ve 6 months anonymous elisa. I just one to rule out hiv, and move on to other diagnosis. This test is indicated for me as i had exposure is an west... Read more »

understanding labs online...........

Posted by daisey6205, 1 Reply
The CD4 count does not always reflect how someone with HIV disease feels and functions. For example, some people with higher counts are ill and have frequent complications, and some people with lower CD4 counts have few medical complications and... Read more »

HEAL Seattle Online: July Issue

Posted by Anonymous
Subject: HEAL Seattle Online: July Issue

"Orthodox AIDS Scientists Hold Popularity Contest for HIV Theory" by Lynn Gannet

"Blueprints for Health",
a set of vintage "poppers" ads promoting a "healthy" lifestyle

"HIV Help: A Primer"
a document featuring... Read more »