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Simple list of longter side effects of HIV treatments

Dear Doc,Where can one get a simple, single list of all possible side effects of HIV meds? I'm not looking for it by the different meds but just one list like HBP, High cholesterol etc. And also what organs may be affected by HIV+ and/or taking...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...the topic justice. Individualizing therapy is important to optimize the chances for long term success so an evaluation by an HIV specialist with good interactive conversation is a key aspect of good HIV care. With the newer regimen available in... Read more »

handshake contact

DEAR DR. FRASCINO, I WAS IN THE SAUNA ROOM AT THE GYM. I SHOOK HANDS WITH AN OLD FRIEND THERE. I... Read more »

Dr. Bob I Really Hate It

Dear Dr. Bob, I really, really hate it when I read on here that someone has tested negative for HIV... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Needle-Exchange Programs "Simple, Effective Step" For HIV Prevention, Opinion Piece Says

...change this federal policy," adding, "While we strive to help people overcome drug addiction, we must also help them avoid HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases." More than 300,000 HIV/AIDS cases in the U.S. at the end of 2006 were linked to... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Researchers Identify a Simple, Affordable Drug Regimen That Is Highly Effective in Preventing HIV Infection in Infants of Mothers With the Disease

...A joint Uganda-U.S. study has found a highly effective and safe drug regimen for preventing transmission of HIV from an infected mother to her newborn that is more affordable and practical than any other examined to date. Interim results Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Simple Human Compassion" Should Make Countries Contribute More to Fight Against AIDS, Editorial Says

..."Simple human compassion -- if not financial interest -- " should prompt wealthy countries to contribute more to the fight against AIDS, a Financial Times editorial says. While President Bush has "moved in the right direction" with his $15... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick, Simple AIDS Test Is Near Approval

...Rapid HIV tests, which give results in two to 20 minutes, are widely used in Europe and dozens of other countries. Their use in the United Read more »
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a simple question on hiv's survival

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...for several seconds. But after I did all these, I still can see a little stain on the blade. My question is: do you think the HIV virus can still survive after 24 hours exposed to air, water wash and Iodine scrub? Read more »

quck question?

Posted by johnyboy, 1 Reply
...so my exposer was in aug.9, 2010... and my 3mth window is coming up. so my questions are 1) my local college is holding a hiv test for free on campus this monday im planing on attending and if its negative will it mean i have no hiv? 2)i talk... Read more »

My Partner Has HIV

Posted by edney, 4 Replies
...My partner has HIV, we have been very careful and using protection. I have not been tested. How soom should I be tested, he is very cautious of Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »