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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...me that provides information and services to gay and other men who have sex with men, who use methamphetamine? What is methamphetamine? What are the short-term effects of methamphetamine use? What are the long-term effects of methamphetamine use? What are some physical signs that someone is using meth? Is it possible to overdose from methamphetamine? How is methamphetamine produced? What can one...
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Crystal Meth and CD4 Count

I have been Hiv positive for 6 yrs now and am doing very well. However I have several friends who are also hiv positive. Two of my friends have been long time users of Crystal Meth and Both of the gentlemen are on Drug Therapy for HIV at this time...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
...Crystal meth is a particularly addictive drug because it affects a part of the brain called the reward center, which plays a role in positive Read more »

Meth and HIV

Dr. Bob,I'm a grateful, recovering Crystal Meth Addict. I have just passed my 8 month mark of being clean. At my partner's prompting, he suggested I use my gift of voice somehow. I have decided and am in the process of making a documentary of my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...using the drug -- in many cases, with Viagra -- to engage in unprotected sex with multiple partners. In the Explore Project -- a long-term study of more than 4,000 gay men sexually active with more than one partner -- researchers found a quarter... Read more »

Meth & AIDS

It seems there is an amazing rise in the amount of new AIDS cases and a correlation to crystal meth. I see advertisements everywhere warning of the dangers of crystal meth use and its "link" to AIDS and HIV. I've read many stories of people who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...using the drug -- in many cases, with Viagra -- to engage in unprotected sex with multiple partners. In the Explore Project -- a long-term study of more than 4,000 gay men sexually active with more than one partner -- researchers found a quarter... Read more »

Crystal Meth and AIDS

hey dr,i have aids and use crystal meth(smoke it).It makes me feel very good and takes away alot of my pains and anxietys as well as I can accomplish many things.I wanted to know what are your personal views on smoking meth to help cope with AIDS????
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stroke-producing high blood pressure, heart attacks and massive damage to muscle tissue that can lead to kidney failure and death. Long-term use changes the chemical balance of the brain and can cause a mental illness called psychosis. In the... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Crystal Meth -- Interviews Reveal its Impact on HIV-Positive Men

...with what you learned how to cope with, even if you didn't know that's what you were doing. For me, my drinking and drugs came along." Catching up With Reality According to the research team, several participants were older men who had been... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Norvir (ritonavir) is a protease inhibitor (PI) that makes the liverenzymes work slower. This keeps some other drugs in the body longer and athigher levels. So if Norvir is given with another PI, like Crixivan (indinavir), it "boosts" Crixivan.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nervous System Problems and Dementia

...AIDS developed severe dementia. Strong antiretroviral medications (ARVs) have cut the rate of serious dementia. However, with longer survival, more people with AIDS are living with milder neurologic problems. These are estimated to affect 40% to... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...short time. However, they may be the best choice for someone with a very sore or dry mouth. Rinses are held in the mouth for as long as possible and should be swilled around and then swallowed. They are used at least four times a day and... Read more »
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Getting past crystal meth use

Posted by chadlee, 7 Replies
...Hey there-I have been positive for a little over 4 years and most of that time I have been very addicted to crystal meth. I was using 24/7 for probably 3 years and about a year ago I tried to quit cold turkey with no help at all. I have only... Read more »

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Esmerelda

Posted by bostontexguy, 4 Replies
...too cool! I have read many if not all of your posts on this site and you are direct, honest, and don't hold back. I did something stupid and am getting tested later today. I've been counting the days and it's 6 weeks from the encounter. I... Read more »

Tested POZ on April Fools Day- Turn 30 in 3 days

Posted by AZSouthBay, 8 Replies
Ever since finding out on April 1, 2008- I just haven't been the same. I know this is to be expected, of course. So far, I am asymptomatic- but I haven't been able to work... I am a Massage Therapist. This line of work I've decided I don't want... Read more »