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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide range of medical problems,
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$100 donation please help what can effect the rapid mouth swab test?

hello there Doc! i want to first say it is a great thing that you do! I have a technical question no one can answer for me and maybe you can ok i have been hearing that somethings such as eating,brushing,smoking or drinking coffee can effect the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Neither eating, nor brushing, nor smoking, nor drinking coffee will affect the results of the HIV-1/2 oral fluid rapid test for HIV. Thank you for your tax-deductible donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation... Read more »

HIV risk-unusual transmission?? (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010))

Two months ago I was at a party where a man grabbed me and transferred champagne from his mouth to mine-which I swallowed. he has quite a reputation and now I can't stop worrying about the HIV risk. I know risk from saliva is low but I've no idea if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of questions and have not got a response. I know you are very busy, but this is eating me up inside and could have a dramatic effect on my family (two beautiful little girls).I was at a bar and a girl (assuming high risk) took me off guard a... Read more »

mouth sores

I am HIV positive CD4 503 30 CD4 percentage and Viral Load 77. I continue to get open sores since I was a child. I am on Valtrex but continue to be an issue. Any recommendations on other type of drugs to treat open sores.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...The question is what is the cause. Although they could be herpes virus related, in which case valtrex could be effective, they could be caused by something else, in which case valtrex might not be effective. Sometimes a biopsy is required in cases Read more »

Mouth sores and Sustiva

I recently started Sustiva + Epzicom,after years of Kaletra + something (I couldn't take the diahri anymore).I've read that most side effects go away soon enough, but what about the change in taste and mousth sores that i'm experiencing?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...to the efavirenz. If so then usually will dimimish over first 2-4 weeks. Mouth sores are not particularly common as a direct effect of either of your HIV meds. An exam to determine if you have herpes or aphthous ulcers or some other process... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Limited Course of Thalidomide Effective in Treating AIDS-Related Mouth Ulcers

...authors, "but only when administered by a physician who is vigilant for the possible serious side effects, including irreversible, painful peripheral nerve damage, rash and birth... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Rescriptor (Delavirdine)

...functioning of the liver; individuals taking these medications or who have liver disease should not take delavirdine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, delavirdine can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...two or three medications for several weeks. These drugs can decrease the risk of infection, but they have some serious side effects. Fact Sheet 156 has more information on PEP. The Bottom Line HIV does not spread easily from person to... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...Contraindications Individuals should tell a doctor about any medical problems before taking this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, nevirapine can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this... Read more »
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I will get HIV?

Posted by feelalive, 1 Reply
...many minutes after his first pre-cum. Also this days i have sore throut, (im ill-seek a litle bit), and i dont know if is side effect of PEP (i take kaletra and truvanda). Thanks in advance for an answer. With best regards, Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...put me at a risk? Does HIV live outside the body for more than 3-5 seconds ? And Could the food kill HIV ?I do not mention the effectiveness of saliva in my mouth because when I was at home and looked at the mirror, I realised that I have some... Read more »

Tongue problems?? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...Are there any tongue side effects due to HIV? What I mean is, is there a tongue disorder related to ARS? I've heard that Oral Thrush normally occurs in later stages, Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...pills a day instead of 3, which was a change from 11 over a year ago (we dropped Kaleetra...what a horrible drug as far as side effects!), and down from probably 20 when I was first diagnosed (depression, mycelex, protonix, Bactrim, Diflucan,... Read more »