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How Does Hydroxyurea Work In Sickel Cell

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Help sickel cell anemia and hiv

I have HIV and now I feel like that I am dieing I have seen a doctor and he said that their was nothing that he could do for me. I work a full time job and I have a lover who cares about me even with HIV I would like to get some short term disb that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mr. A,Firing that rude poor excuse for a doctor is exactly the right thing to do! Is there "any chance to live with both HIV and sickle cell?" Yes, absolutely! What you need right away is a physician who can provide you with the... Read more »

Help sickel cell anemia and hiv

I have HIV and now I feel like that I am dieing I have seen a doctor and he said that their was... Read more »

Ok to continue with hydroxyurea?

Hello. Is hydroxyurea so bad that its benefit is outweighed by its potential for harm??? My... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hydroxyurea (Hydrea)

What Is Hydroxyurea? Who Should Take Hydroxyurea? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Hydroxyurea Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Hydroxyurea React With Other Drugs? The Bottom Line What Is Hydroxyurea? Hydroxyurea (Hydrea)... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Resting CD4+ T Cells Have Protection Against HIV, But Protection Fails When Cells Become Active, Study Shows

Resting CD4+ T cells have a "powerful" protein shield that protects them from being invaded by HIV, but the cells lose that protection when they are activated to fight an infection, allowing HIV to enter the cells, according to a paper published on... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pickett Fences: A Work in Progress

A conversation with a man -- I really really like you . . . I think I like you a little more than like. Let's take this slow. The latest T-cell numbers are in and they're 385. Slowly but surely, down, down, down they've gone, a steady spiral in... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Role of Cell-to-Cell Transmission in Sustaining the HIV Reservoir

In August of 2011, researchers from the laboratory of David Baltimore published a high profile paper in the journal Nature suggesting that cell-to-cell HIV transmission facilitates ongoing viral replication in the face of antiretroviral therapy... Read more »
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I dropped my cell in the....

Posted by Cae, 2 Replies
Toilet...

And best of all I grabbed it out. This was at work and the water looked clear. I dont know who used it before me, heck now that I keep thinking about it more and more the more I imagine other things in the water ><

I dont think I had... Read more »

White Blood Cell Count

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
OK, I'm totally freaked out. I went to my doctor to get my blood work results and he told me that all the tests were normal except that my white blood cell count was slightly elevated.

I've tested for HIV several times over the past 2 months,... Read more »

Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
I was tested postive in 2003 and when I went in for my frist T-Cell count and Viral Load I was not sure what to expect..I started @1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in and get my count every 3 months . My T-Cells would be... Read more »

What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

Posted by TheBody
What Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

Your T-cell count, also known as a CD4 count, reveals the number of T cells in your body. A T cell is a special kind of white blood cell, and the more you have, the stronger your immune system is. When you were infected... Read more »