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HIV and Malaria prevention medication

Hello, just a question, I have plans to travel to Africa, I was recommended to take anti-malaria medications to prevent malaria infection while travelling. I take Combivir and Sustiva, is there a side effect or problem by taking an preventive...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Many of the standard drugs like chloroquine or doxycycline or mefloquine are usually OK with your HIV meds. Which drugs need to be used depends on the Read more »

Self-prescribing HIV medications to prevent infection

I have a question regarding recent exposure to HIV andHIV medications. About a month and a half... Read more »

How do medical advances affect HIV prevention efforts?

As an HIV Prevention Specialist, I am concerned about how recent medicaladvances such as Protease... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incorporating HIV Prevention Into the Medical Care of Persons Living With HIV

...notification, counseling, and testing; and identifying and treating other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). To help incorporate HIV prevention into the medical care of HIV-infected persons, CDC, the Health Resources and Services... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC, Other Agencies Publish Guidelines on Incorporating HIV Prevention Messages Into Medical Care of HIV-Positive People

...MMWR Recommendations and Reports guidelines for doctors and other health care providers that discuss how they can incorporate HIV prevention messages into the routine medical care of their HIV-positive patients, the Atlanta... Read more »
Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services

In Response to Reported Case of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV in NYC, HIV Prevention Leaders Urged a Clear and Targeted Public Health Response, Increased Resources for Primary HIV Prevention and Continued Collaboration With Medical Providers

...Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS) urged continued community, government and public health emphasis on primary HIV prevention activities and coordinated delivery of health promotion messages to communities at increased risk of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers on the Use of HIV Medications to Help Prevent the Transmission of HIV

... Table of Contents Can HIV Medications Help Prevent the Transmission of HIV? What Does ART Do? How Do We Know When It Is Working? What Does It Mean When the Read more »
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HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work! Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS? Failure of the American president to recognize the need to Read more »

HIV Prevention: What you need to know!

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
... HIV Prevention: What you need to know! Twenty three years since I first began to witness the horrific illnesses and deaths caused by HIV and Read more »

Contaminated Blood from redcross

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...Deaths Arizona Hispanic Group Decides to End HIV/AIDS Services Through Ryan White Program Opportunity for "More Effective" HIV Prevention, Treatment in India "Should Not Be Lost," NEJM Perspective Says Perspective Piece Examines Male... Read more »