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How Does Hiv Treatment Work

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How HIV Treatment Works

Hi Dr. Conway:I am trying to understand how HIV treatment works. If the treatment doesn't stop replication just controls replication what does this mean? If replication still occurs then how much HIV is still being produced and why can't you see...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...The treatment works by reducing HIV replication to very low levels, such that the immune system can recover and that the number of replication events Read more »

one tablet once per week future HIV treament

Hi Dr Keith,l have been told that a once per week tablet has been in lap work for future hiv... Read more »

should i give up?

i'm hiv + and hep c+ since i was 17 years old, and i had hodgkin disease before that is now in... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington File Profiles BroadReach Healthcare's HIV/AIDS Treatment Work in South Africa

... The Washington File on Friday profiled BroadReach Healthcare , a U.S.-based company founded in 2002 that is working to institute a large-scale antiretroviral treatment program in South Africa. BroadReach -- which received $4.1 million in Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PEPFAR Working to Provide HIV Prevention, Care, Treatment to LGBT, Clinton Says

...communities," according to the blog (Labott, 6/23). "Eric Goosby, through the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, PEPFAR, is working to ensure that HIV prevention, treatment, and care are provided to all members of the LGBT population.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Work, Syphilis, and Seeking Treatment: An Opportunity for Intervention in HIV Prevention Programming in Karnataka, South India

... The objective of the current study was to measure the determinants of syphilis among female sex workers (FSWs) in the state of Karnataka, South India. In the context of a large-scale HIV prevention intervention, cross-sectional Read more »
AIDSinfo

Is My Treatment Regimen Working?

...sample of blood. Viral load measures how well anti-HIV medications are controlling the infection. How will I know if my HIV treatment regimen is working? In general, viral load is the most important indicator of how well your regimen is... Read more »
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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 »

4th Year Medical Student Seeking Advice

Posted by k84, 5 Replies
...Hi everyone, I am a senior medical student hoping to go into infectious disease/HIV treatment. I am working on a small project for a class on cultural awareness in medicine and would love to hear any opinions or advice Read more »

Terbinafine (Lamisil): does fungus recur?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...but to be frank they've been the least of my problems while battling with HIV. However, I'm in a good window right now - an HIV treatment that works and which isn't causing major side-effects. So, I'm thinking that maybe I could take... Read more »

Help! Vicks Vaporub & Toenail Fungus

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 7 Replies
...but to be frank they've been the least of my problems while battling with HIV. However, I'm in a good window right now - an HIV treatment that works and which isn't causing major side-effects. So, I'm thinking that maybe I could take Terbinafine... Read more »