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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Despite the title of your post, it appears you, like most HIVers, are anything but "hot" to tell others your HIV status!Disclosure is never easy. I vividly remember disclosing my HIV-positive status to my parents, siblings, friends and... Read more »
University of Chicago HospitalsThese are important questions, and smart ones. I urge you to discuss them, along with my answers below, with your doctor, and don't give up until you're sure that you're clear about the answers. We speak of 'first line' and... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Pete,I've covered similar questions many times before, so I'll only respond briefly and refer you to the extensive archives for additional information and reassurance, OK?1.Unprotected sex places you at some degree of risk for STDs,... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillI don't know. I am not familiar with the new home based test. While being a convenience, the test has its problems, including user-error. I suggest you take the test to your doctor along with the instructions. Even better, get a... Read more »
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Posted by nwkmateo, 1 ReplyCan anybody tell me what medication combinations are commonly prescribed as a first line therapy that DO NOT include a truvada component.
My doctor dosent want me to take meds with truvada because she believes it is the culprit of my severe vomiting.... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesLike many, I have been surfing the web for any information on a possible exposure. During this time I have learned a lot so here is the bottom line:
1. If you engageed in any of the 3 ways the disease is spread, you might.
2. If you think you can... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHow long after a possible exposure should I wait to get tested for HIV?
The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection actually look for antibodies produced by your body to fight HIV. Most people will develop detectable antibodies within 3 months... Read more »
Posted by Survivor, 2 RepliesIf you missed it, here it is...
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/view/ Read more »
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