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Hiv Treatment Side Effects

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Experiencing HIV Treatment side-effect symptoms when not in treatment

...I know is relative healthy and her cell counts are extremely high. However, for the past 3 weeks, she has been experiencing HIV Treatment side effects symptoms (low platelet count, severe headaches, diabetes, stomached and more.) The tricky part...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Those symptoms are quite non-specific. I would not characterize them as typical treatment side effects since most patients who are on current regimens in the US for example do not experience side effects such as you list. Certainly Read more »

Side effects on HIV treatments

My 9days old baby got rash that looks like blisters he is drinking retrovir syrup Read more »

Simple list of longter side effects of HIV treatments

Dear Doc,Where can one get a simple, single list of all possible side effects of HIV meds? I'm not... Read more »
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The Body

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on HIV Treatment Side Effects With Dr. Joel Gallant

... Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on HIV treatment side effects, which took place on Oct. 17, 2007, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc., moderated by The...transcripts of previous chats,... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Keeping an Eye on HIV Treatment: From Substance Abuse to Side Effects

...combos certainly changed the face of the epidemic, but at a price. The Newsweek cover suggests part of that price -- side effects, intolerance, poor adherence -- in the appealing regimen depicted. Hicks observed that it included two big... Read more »
The Body

HIV Treatment 101

... Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...herpesvirus) Women tend to be diagnosed with HIV later in their disease than men andfewer women than men are getting HIV treatment. This can have a negative impacton women's health. Women may postpone medical care and treatment due to... Read more »
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Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...http://aegis.healthology.com/webcast_transcript.asp?f=hiv&c=hiv_nrtisidefx&b=aegis Read more »

fear of medications side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...jonhsons et all. I know medication side effect varies but can anyone tell me how to handle these scenarios. Had an orientation on HIV treatment a week ago and the more I was aware of the side effects and OIs, the more I got freak and scared of... Read more »

When to begin treatment?

Posted by NurseEddie, 4 Replies
I contracted HIV June 2004, diagnosed July 19th, 2004. I am also a newly recovering meth addict fresh out of inpatient treatment. My CD4 count, as of 08/09/05 was 997 with a viral load of 69,000. In May my numbers were 580 and 92,000,... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
...effects. Providing proper nutrition and Complementary therapies can address the immune system and many of the side effects of HIV treatments. There are no shortages of scientists and physicians as well as individuals living with HIV, who have... Read more »