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How Does Hiv Medications Work

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can a HIV + person work in the medical feild

hi there had a big question. I am 30yr old and i have been positive for like 4 months now. doing good with my meds and doing well health wise. want to go back to school for physician assistant program. what do you think? Are HIV + people allowed...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Yes, someone with HIV can work in a medical field. HIV is not transmitted by casual contact so most health care workers are not at risk for transmitting HIV. Read more »

Should those with AIDS/HIV be allowed to work in the medical field???

I am wondering if are those infected with the AIDS/HIV virus are allowed with to work in the... Read more »

TB & HIV

Is it possible that HIV medications won't work if someone also has TB? Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

How HIV Drugs Work

...this stage of the virus. Once proviral DNA has been integrated into the body's natural DNA, HIV becomes a lifelong infection. HIV drugs provide the body with a strong defense against the reproduction of HIV; however, they do not kill the virus.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

How HIV Drugs Work 101

...destroys the medication before it is absorbed into the bloodstream. [See " Adherence 101 " and " To Start or Not Start? "] Some HIV drugs will require closer monitoring, and sometimes dose reductions, to decrease the risk of side effects or toxic... Read more »
Body Positive

Choose HIV Drugs That Work for You

... Ever hit a restaurant with a menu bigger than your apartment? You need food, but the choices are staggering. HIV drugs are similar. Current information empowers consumers to make "informed" choices when choosing HIV drugs. Know Your... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

We Need to Know More about How HIV Drugs Work in Women

Community advocates routinely remind clinical trial sponsors how important it is to insure that drugs are studied in women. Trial sponsors routinely say they agree and want to do better as they recite the percentages of women in their studies. The... Read more »
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Study Flushes Out Hidden Virus, Pointing to cure

Posted by optimistic2009, 2 Replies
...humans; To get something like that into clinical trials is only a few short years ? it?s not decades,? Lets hope something works soon so that we can revert to normality! Article link is as follows ... Read more »

LAB/BLOOD Work

Posted by RL9141, 4 Replies
...Today- I went for my first round of lab work before my first appointment with the specialist. The blood work was a horrible experience. 7 vials of blood- I got sick, sweaty, Read more »

HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
...I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program at a major Read more »

Lab work

Posted by deadbody, 2 Replies
...Hi, What does lab work measure exactly, they say viral load, but it cant tell if you are HIV+, so how comes, which viral load then it measures, can Read more »