Hiv Medical Issues
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
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Ministers, Medical Professionals, Lawmakers Gather for Meeting to Discuss HIV/AIDS Issues in Black CommunityDozens of ministers from across the country on Monday in New York City gathered with representatives from the National Medical Association , the Congressional Black Caucus and other groups to develop a plan for addressing HIV/AIDS in the black... Read more »
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Ask the Experts
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeI agree that in many people HIV is a chronic disease that can be controlled by medications just like hypertension or diabetes. So long as you are not in a position where you can transmit HIV to another person, I do not think it is necessary for you... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYou don't mention if your HIV level is undetectable. Bone marrow function may be improved off the AZT so a switch from Combivir to Truvada (if kidney function OK) or to Epzicom (if HAL B5701 negative) might be worth considering. Androgel-dosed... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.Dear Brand New, Your work and your HIV status and your standard precautions are not a dangerous mix. Keep using the precautions and both you and your patients will be fine. You are wise to plan not to share your status at work; that's a complex... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThere is little firm data regarding whether switching off Atripla for gut complaints would quickly relief the gut complaints. Gut complaints are common in the general population and perhaps even more common in HIV+ persons so difficult to be certain... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by AnonymousI agree with Mark 2000. Its also an ECONOMICAL FACTOR. Everyone knows how expensive hiv treatment are. Also we know that in most of the countries of the world there has been trials about human rights protection and in all of the courts they have... Read more »
Posted by catsjc, 2 RepliesI was wondering if there was any legal responsibility of a doctor that disclosed my diagnosis to a visitor in a hospital room.
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I was very ill with cmv and my intestines actually ruptured while in the hospital. The surgen... Read more »
Posted by kicker, 3 RepliesI am the positive partner in a Serodiscordant relationship. We have friends who are both positive and in a relationship, but none that are +/-. I am also newly diagnosed. I found out in Oct 2010. Im on medication and so far so good....well at least... Read more »
Posted by still_here, 2 RepliesI FEEL LIKE CRAAAAAAP!!!
I started Atripla on 7/28, and haven't really felt like myself. I started 10/3/05 with Sustiva & Truvada- the 1st 2 weeks were miserable, but progressivly better. But the Atripla is giving me the same types of side... Read more »
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