Hiv Negative Antiviral Medications
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Stanford University, School of MedicineNo it can't.MH... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineGeneral advice is to separate use of stool softeners from timing of HIV meds out of most theoretical concerns--I have had many patients taking Metamucil on a variety of HIV regimens and have not observed a negative effect on the effectiveness of the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The concept of the HIV-negative partner taking antiretrovirals prophylactically to reduce the risk of HIV acquisition in magnetic couples is called PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis). Clinical trials are underway to assess this harm-reduction... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Antiretroviral drugs can have many annoying side effects and toxicities; however, bad breath isn't one of them! The usual causes include poor oral hygiene; an infection in the sinuses, mouth or throat; and eating garlic to ward off vampires.... Read more »
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Posted by ruans, 6 RepliesI've only seen 2 cases here worthy of worry; red32 (had relation with HIV+ person, developed, candida, 15 days fever, etc...to this day has neuropathy same as his wife; and myself with a very similar simptomatology and serology (cd4/cd8).
I am... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesAm I the only one this does not make sense to? If HIV causes AIDS than how can the lack of it also cause AIDS?
I have read the explinations but they seem contrived. Has anyone else had doubts about this? I would love to hear your views.
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Posted by bura, 3 RepliesAs per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply"Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia, or ICL, is an immunodeficiency syndrome in which human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, cannot be detected. Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to... Read more »
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