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Hiv Positive When Is It Time To Take Meds

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if one is wrongly diagnose three times and take hiv meds

Doc if one is diagnose three times and test prove false positive of HIV+ and put on HIV medications for about three to four months,are the signs like nausea and vomiting regarding to some medicines an HIV+ who is to take the medicine will experience...
Keith Henry, M.D.

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University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Side effects from HIV meds are often worse if one is HIV+ and has a low CD4 count or already sick. Side effects from specific HIV meds generally resolve Read more »

PEP meds timing slip-up ... help! (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob,I asked this question a few days ago, but didn't get a response, maybe cos I go the day... Read more »

How timely do HIV meds need to be taken

Hi, I'm newly diagnosed,and I've not yet started on any meds. I travel a lot with work. Often... Read more »
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Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
...Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since Read more »

started meds and hate it.

Posted by frank74, 9 Replies
...I started meds because my vl was too high 100,000 and cd4 dropped to below 500. I don't have any physical issues with meds but I is more emotional. Read more »

Starting meds for the first time.

Posted by glowstixboyoh, 15 Replies
...right now. I was diagnosed poz on march first of this year. I just got my lab results back and people think I should start meds. Its seems to them the virus is newly aquired, but it also looks like my immune system was low to start out with. ... Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »