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Strange occurrence

I have something strange going on that is driving me over the edge and my primary doesn't know what to make of it and I'm wondering what you think and the type of specialist I should persue.This relates to lipodystrophy,only we are not...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
True lipodytrophy involves fluctuation on the fat levels which is generally a slow process and not generally related to fluid intake. From what you describe the changes are unlikely to be due to only HIV-related lipodystrophy. Further evaluation... Read more »

Which HIV-1 Drug Resistance Mutations Are Common in Clinical Practice?

I know most mutations are polymorphisms...but which are most common and have significance for... Read more »

Could I be HIV+ after HIV exposure but negative at 12wks?

Hi Dr. I had unprotected receptive vaginal sex with an HIV+ guy (unkowingly) - alhtough he did not... Read more »
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ICAAC 2007: Key HIV Research on HIV/HAART Complications and HIV Drug Resistance

This is part three of a three-part article. For part one, First-Line Therapy, click here . For part two, Antiretrovirals in Development, click here . Listening and Viewing Options Full Interview and Slides Podcast of Interview ... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Merck HIV Vaccine Trial Results: Hopes Dim for Struggling Field

Immunizations in a trial of Merck's HIV vaccine were stopped when it was determined that the vaccine was not working. There are now concerns that the vaccine may have increased the risk of HIV infection in some participants. On September 18, 2007,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Joy, Despair as San Francisco HIV Institute Readies to Close

A range of reactions greeted the announcement of the closure of the Institute for HIV Treatment and Research at California Pacific Medical Center's Davies campus. "This is a happy occurrence," said David P. Drennan, director of the research center... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Liver Toxicity

Liver impairment in HIV disease is common and has many possible causes, only one of which are the medications you're taking. Many infections can result in liver damage, including: co-infection with hepatitis viruses opportunistic infections such... Read more »
Connect With Others

Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners? Recent study suggests maybe not??

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Sep;20(9):1026-31. Related Articles, Links


Failure to detect human immunodeficiency virus type 1 superinfection in 28 HIV-seroconcordant... Read more »

Have HIV and on Atripla with a question

Posted by Starboy, 4 Replies
Hi All:
I have been on Atripla since it first came out and recently notice that I seem to be not allergic to Poision Ivy anymore. Was wondering if any one else has a similar experience. I have been working in my woods all week in Poision Ivy which I... Read more »

HIV ARS stories

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all,

I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »

Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all,

I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »