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How Many Medications A Day Do You Take For Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

Washington, D.C. -- With the overhaul of the nation's health care system at center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to... Read more »

Day 193: Health, Nutrition and HIV Medications (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . I touch on the topic of advertisements for HIV meds and the people in them. Also... Read more »
American Medical Student Association

Medical Students Join On World AIDS Day to "Cut the Red Tape'' Impeding Effective HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment

Reston, Va. -- On the eve of World AIDS Day, 350 Chicago-area medical student members of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) are expected to rally starting at noon in front of Senator Obama's office, followed by a march to the Illinois... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Hiv+ with T-cells of 498 & VL of 160, is it safe to take Prednisone 20mg short tern for Inflammation of Bronchial airways for 5 days twice a day?

Hi Doctor: I am 53 & positive for over ten years my recent counts are T cells 498 & VL 160 & have just had the flu which has inflamed my airways. They have prescribed PredniSONE 20 mg twice a day for 5 days. Before when I took it several...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Systemic corticosteroids can decrease inflammation and can decrease lymphocyte counts (including T-helper cell counts) with variable rate of recovery (levels do usually return to pre-steroid levels). Often inhaled steroid medications can be helpful... Read more »

missed medication for four days

i was in jail for four days. i told them i was hiv pos they did not give me my meds for four days. will my body build immunity? i am worried.i was feeling great before now i feel so exhausted and keep catching colds....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV care in our prison system leaves much to be desired! Your experience demonstrates that the officials involved are tragically unaware of the essential need for adherence to antiretroviral medication schedules. Hopefully your four-day hiatus... Read more »

One-a-day medications side effects

What are the different one-a-day medications? And, what are the side effects?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is a long list of HIV drugs than either are approved for once a day use (efavirenz, ddI, tenofovir, lamivudine-soon D4T) or that can be used once a day (ritonavir boosted PIs, nevirapine, soon atazanavir). The side effect profile for a once a... Read more »

skipping a day on medication

Hi doctor,i was on Atripla for about a year then started getting neuropathy symptoms. My doc switched me to Prezista/norvir/isentress back in sept/oct of last year.My neuropathy symptoms subsided after a month or two after the switch and have been...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It seems unlikely though possible that your symptoms would be due to HIV-drug related neuropathy (your new regimen is completely different than Atripla so that any drug in the Atripla that was causing the neuropathy would not have a similar drug in... Read more »
Connect With Others

World AIDS Day 2007 - Deconstructing 'HIV'

Posted by Amun, 6 Replies
Ten years ago electronmicrographs (EMs) were published in Virology, March 1997 (Gluschankof et al and Bess et al) clearly depicting what was assumed to be 'HIV' was in fact cellular debris and mircrovesicles proving that no one is 'HIV' positive... Read more »

am i? worried! still sane...losing it day by day.

Posted by innerpeacedude, 5 Replies
I was a virgin and 4weeks back, I had an encounter with 2 different sex workers.

Day 1
I had unprotected oral as I licked her vagina for about a minute max. then I felt guilty I stopped. No sex with her.

Day 2
I had another encounter with a different... 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 »

After 45 days...

Posted by gunners, 1 Reply
hey my friends...i need opinion from expert or doctor..

after 45 days from relationship..
what is the best test for hiv ?

i want to do test now but i don't what is the correct and best...? Read more »