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How Long Does Sexual Dysfunction Last

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Sexual dysfunction

Over the last two years, since I have been on an intricate cocktail of kaletra,amprenivir, epivir, and viread,my libido is almost non-existent and, more stressing for me, is the overt change in genital size. Are the drugs directly responsible for...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
In some studies protease inhibitors have been associated with higher rates of sexual dysfunction, but I doubt that that explains all of your problem with sexual dysfunction. There are a number of other factors which may be playing some role... Read more »

Antidepressants and sexual dysfunction

Hello, Are any effective antidepressants that do not cause sexual dysfunction? I have tried Remeron... Read more »

Sexual Dysfunction After Diagnosis

Please excuse the length of this question, but I'm at the end of my rope.At the end of March,... Read more »
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Gender Issues and Sexual Dysfunction: An Update From the 1st International Workshop on HIV & Aging

This is part of a series of articles summarizing presentations from the 1st International Workshop on HIV & Aging, which took place in Baltimore, Md., from Oct. 4 to Oct. 5, 2010. Jump to the table of contents to see the other articles in this... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Treatment-Seeking Behavior for Sexually Transmitted Infection in Long-Distance Transport Workers of East Africa

The sexual and STD treatment-seeking behaviors of long-distance transport workers in East Africa were examined in the current study. A health-seeking behavior survey was conducted at four sites on the Mombassa-Kampala trans-Africa highway (n=381).... Read more »
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Odds and Ends From CROI 2005: CD4+ Testing, Enfuvirtide Site Reactions, Erectile Dysfunction and Cancers

Introduction PointCare: A CD4+ Cell Test for Resource-Limited Settings Severe Enfuvirtide Injection Site Reactions Tied to Lack of Subcutaneous Fat Erectile Dysfunction Underdiagnosed Among HIV-Infected Men Good News, Bad Situation: HAART... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Type 1 Infection, and Not Short-Term HAART, Induces Endothelial Dysfunction

"Ischemic cardiovascular events increasingly occur during long-lasting HIV infection and are attributed either to the infection itself or to the use of HAART [highly active antiretroviral therapy]. Endothelial dysfunction and platelet activation are... Read more »
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Long Term Symptoms without Diagnosis

Posted by concerned101, 1 Reply
I'll try to keep this brief. Here is my chronology;
1996 - no sexual contact, just kissing with exchange of saliva with a female in a foreign country. Days later, growth on underside of tongue...fleshy in color with a white tip. Over a couple of... Read more »

Sexual transmission from IV drug user

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've heard that the only people who need to test beyond the standard 3 month window are IV drug users.

So here's a good question: What if someone had a risky sexual encounter with an IV drug user (HIV+ because of drug use)? Would that mean they... Read more »

6/21 (online): Webinar on Reproductive and Sexual Health (U.S. Dept. of Health)

Posted by MylesatTheBody
Reposting this from an email recently sent out to a CDC mailing list. Registration for the event appears to be free. The direct registration/info link is super-long, so if you're interested in learning more, please visit healthypeople.gov (as of... Read more »

HIV Poz bttm needs sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 4 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me.

Anyway, my question is about... Read more »