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HIV med and deep cleansing dental treatment

Hi Dr,sorry if this question sounds silly but I am going to the dentist to have my teeth deep cleansed (a treatment where they will numb the gums by injecting a medicine). I'm taking Stocrin and Tenvir-Em and I'm wondering if there will be...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Usually, there are no significant drug-drug interactions between your HIV medications and local anesthetics used by dentists. Not knowing exactly which medications are going to be used makes it tough for me to be... Read more »


There is all this hype about a cure. Do you honestly think there will ever be a cure for this illness since it affects the altering of DNA. Be honest please....
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
If you mean hepatitis B, then I am not optimistic that in the short term there will be a cure.If you mean hepatitis C, yes this virus is curable.... Read more »

hepatitis A AntiBody (IgM)

I did a blood test for hepatitis A antibody (IgM) and the result of this test is reactive (20.02) I want to know what its mean...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
This result indicates that you had a recent hepatitis A infection. Hepatitis A goes away on its own without medications. It is spread through the fecal-oral route, which means we eat or drink microscropic amounts of poop = stool, typically in... Read more »

Am I infected?

Hi there..I need to ask that 5 days before i had sex with a prostitute with a condom but i licked her vagina only for a 2 3 seconds...i didnot licked her vagina it was just a tongue touch...Is it possible getting h.i.v? ...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
This was a low-risk situation. So low that I would call it a no-risk situation. None. In health,Richard... Read more »
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Posted by Core, 1 Reply
Hi I am new to this forums, have been living with HIV for the last 29 years.
I never had a day of work because of the HIV, and I was determined to not let it break me, but it actually made me stronger, a lot stronger, and I have been acheving much... Read more »

Doctor won't give me HIV results over the phone?

Posted by Freemind80, 2 Replies
I'm not sure what the standard protocol is but, I called the doctor's office earlier this morning asking for results of my blood work (HIV being one of the main ones).

I got a call back this evening and my doctor told me the results of my other blood... Read more »

Very scared need help!

Posted by Andyburry, 1 Reply

On july 17 i had unprotected oral with some person i meet at bar. I had sex with her for like 2 min with condom then decided to get a blow job because we was in car and it didnt feel comf but the condom never broke or anything. Beggining of... Read more »

Primoinfeccion por gotas de leche materna en boca? ayuda!

Posted by jvel, 1 Reply
Hola amigos, estoy en una situacin confusa, el 4 de septiembre fui a un table dance por primera vez, entr a un privado con una bailarina y me hizo sexo oral con condon y cuando ya tenia puesto los calzoncillos tuvo un fluido vaginal sobre mi.... Read more »