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Hiv Retro Virus

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Does PEP have therapeutic benefit for all retro-viruses?

Finished PEP and then tested NEG on my first HIV Ab test 6 weeks post exposure. So far so good. The side effects of Atripla were hell but I didn't miss a dose and I actually felt very healthy during the 30 day prescription. Was wondering if...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for posting.Antiretroviral (or HIV) medications are very, very specific- they only treat HIV-1. Some medications also treat HIV-2 and 3 medications (tenofovir, lamivudine and emtricitabine) treat hepatitis B virus. They're... Read more »

taking anti-retro regularly as a prohylaxis? (PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS)

Hase there been any research on developing a medication as a ant-retro prophylaxis? The idea would... Read more »

Imuno Acid Interactions with Anti Retro Virals

Dear Dr.Thank You for the great work you do.I am from South Africa and I am on a regimen of... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected and HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients

In the current study, a sample of HIV patients completed a questionnaire identifying their demographic characteristics and risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV). A chart review was conducted to confirm the information obtained in the survey. Risk... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alarming Incidence of Hepatitis C Virus Re-Infection After Treatment of Sexually Acquired Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection in HIV-Infected MSM

The seroprevalence of sexually transmitted HCV among men who have sex with men in Amsterdam is stabilizing, recent data show. Little is known, however, about the incidence of HCV re-infection in MSM who have cleared HCV. In the current study, the... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) System to Screen Whole Blood Donors for Infections With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

The Food and Drug Administration has licensed the first nucleic acid test (NAT) system intended for screening donors of whole blood and blood components intended for use in transfusion. This test system can simultaneously detect the presence of HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Therapeutic HIV Vaccine Suppressed Virus by at Least 80% in Small Group of Patients, Study Says

An experimental therapeutic HIV vaccine suppressed the virus in a small group of HIV-positive Brazilians for up to a year, according to a study published Sunday in the online edition of the British journal Nature Medicine , the San Francisco... Read more »
Connect With Others

Is there any test which look for HIV virus itself

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everybody I am wondering is there some kind of test which look for virus itself?
I am becoming paranoid about hiv i tested 8 months after my last sex and i am still woried becouse i started doubting everything medicine science even my own body.
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space shuttels vs hiv virus ??..

Posted by umavanukuri
space shuttels lands on moon and moves at upper atmosphere, hiv virus touches cd4 cells and does work spoiling the cells and eventually immune system Read more »

Theres a virus here and its not HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
There is a virus in this board,uneducated,selfish,sick people that steal names and post very off and stupid info.
GET SERIOUS!

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