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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...occur shortly after a person starts HIV therapy for the first time. It can also occur in people who restart their meds after a time being off them. IRIS happens when your immune system recovers too quickly. It can start to "overwork" and respond to other infections that may or may not have been diagnosed before starting therapy, even ones that may have already been under control. When your immune system responds in this way it results in...
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effects of drugs while on hep c treatment

how do painkillers and alcohol effect hep c treatment?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...acetominophen (for example, Motrin and Tylenol) to treat joint aches and discomfort while my patients are on interferon which works very well. As for alcohol, I advise no use since alcohol is an immunosuppressant and will work against the the... Read more »

Work-related incident - I work at a Clinic

Dr. Bob, I work at a clinic. I went to work today and I was the first one to arrive. I walked up to the thermostat and adjusted the air. Two issues. We have some very nice people that work with us that are HIV+. One of the HIV+ people closes the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Cassie,The HIV-transmission risk is completely nonexistent.Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site, www.concertedeffort.org.Be well. Stop worrying.Dr. Bob Read more »

Permanent NSAID use

Which NSAID would be safest to use for the rest of your life for a condition that will never go away such as osteoarthritis.My doctor has me on meloxicam, but I wonder if there aren't safer alternatives for permanent use.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are a mainstay treatment for many rheumatological diseases; while I'm not expert in arthritis, Read more »

What NSAID is the safest to use?

I was diagnosed wit HIV two years ago and recently started taking Atripla. For the last several months, even before starting HAART, I've had continued aches and pains that I've taken various NSAID's to control. Since the pain seems to be something...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)are generally safe to take for short term relief of aches and pains. I generally stick to the generics-- ibuprofen or naproxyn Read more »
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Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

...that the test measures is called HIV RNA. Testing viral load is important for monitoring HIV disease and how well therapy is working. When HIV levels decrease, it's a sign that potent anti-HIV therapy is working. When HIV levels increase, it's... Read more »
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Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

...Be Done Table of Common Tests and Ranges Interpreting Viral Load Numbers Introduction Lab tests, or blood work, can give important clues about your overall health and HIV disease. Many of these tests should be done shortly after... Read more »
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HIV Health Care Access Working Group Action Alert: Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS

...information and analyses of various health care reform proposals and the impact on people with HIV/AIDS. The HIV Health Care Access Working Group is hosting regular conference calls to update the community about health care reform efforts and... Read more »
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Microbicides

...that microbicide use could prevent about 2.5 million HIV infections within 3 years. This is based on a microbicide that only worked 60% of the time and was used by only 20% of women, in 73 low income countries. Microbicides may also protect women... Read more »
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Work place woes

Posted by 12yrspoz, 1 Reply
...How do you deal with the stress of having HIV and co-workers that stress you even more? Read more »

depression medication dont work on me

Posted by nycman, 1 Reply
...i used to take depression medication years ago and i stop because didnt work on my. now i trying aggain and dont like. they just dont work on me and i feel like a somby and high. please any coments anybody Read more »

Will I be able to work??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I posted some questions over in the "I just tested positive forum" under the heading "Will I be able to work??". I'd really be grateful for any responses to that post. Thx and God bless you all. Read more »

looking for work

Posted by Anonymous
...i am looking for work. use to be in entertaiment(singing/dance/chore/voice over......can still do choreography/or voice overs.but open to other work. Read more »