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How Long Does Marinol Stay In Your System

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Keep immune system up or stay of meds til drop?

Dr. Pierone: My son is HIV+ 1+ years and doing great. On meds from beginning with CD4 now at 1400 and Viral load 0 (never knew what his true numbers were). I spoke with his Dr. the other day about the controversy of staying on meds from the get...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
We don't know the best approach for your son's situation. We are attempting to weigh the potential costs (side effects) of antiretroviral therapy versus the potential benefits and we don't have the data to fully inform us on this... Read more »

how long can hiv stay dormant in the body?

my exboyfriend just informed me that he is hiv+ we were together for 1 1/2 yrs and never used... Read more »

How long can i stay like this

DOCTOR COHEN, I have an undetectabke viral load and a t-cell count in normal ramge. I never miss... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Marinol Restrictions Eased

Marinol, a medication used to stimulate appetite and cope with nausea, will soon become easier and more convenient for people with HIV disease to receive, according to new federal guidelines. Manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim/Roxane Laboratories,... Read more »
Penguin Books USA, Inc.

The Immune Power Personality: 7 Traits You Can Develop to Stay Healthy

"Before long, medical researchers may discover that the human brain has a naturaldrive to sustain the life process and to potentiate the entire body in the fight againstpain and disease. When that knowledge is developed, the art and practice of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Georgia Set to Adopt Names-Based HIV Reporting System; AIDS Advocates Say System Will Jeopardize Confidentiality

Georgia -- the only state that does not have a system of collecting HIV case data with personal identifiers -- on Monday announced plans to establish a names-based HIV reporting system, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports. However, AIDS advocates... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Health District Cuts $400,000 Grant that Helped HIV Sufferers Stay on Medications, Navigate Insurance System

On Wednesday, the Palm Beach County Health Care District board unanimously approved a planned $400,000 cut to the Comprehensive AIDS Program's case management services despite testimony from 10 patients and providers that the services are vital. ... Read more »
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Stay Strong Stay Strong -you may be negative.

Posted by magnum, 1 Reply
I have delayed getting tested for 10 years.

I am a black male. I had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Atlanta, and contracted gonorrhea in 1999.

One week later I got the worst sore throat I ever had.

Four years later, I got post nasal drip from... Read more »

Marinol

Posted by slitter028, 2 Replies
I'm thinking about asking my doc for marinol....I am honest with her about smoking weed, and i would like to quit smoking everything, weed and cigs, but without weed i would have NO appetite, not to mention the other beneficial effects it provides,... Read more »

Side effects & a 2 week hospital stay

Posted by LuvDaPug, 9 Replies
Hello Folks :)
I hope someone out there reads this post, and knows someone or something that can HELP us.
I will do my best while explaining what has happened to a basic so your not sitting here reading this all day.
My husband has HIV and was on a... Read more »

Compromised immune system always = HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a bacterial infection that in most people goes away within a few weeks. But I have had it for so long that my doctor says I must have a compromised immune system and said that it could be HIV. I don't know what to think. I've had 2 sexual... Read more »