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Fix the Fix, Ban the Ban

DHS's new rules won't help immigrants like Kasege When Fortunata Kasege came to the United States on a student visa to get a journalism degree in 1997, she assumed in four years she would return home to Tanzania. But before she got her degree,... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Fixed-Dose Combination Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC for South Africa

After a considerable wait (and considerable campaigning), in 2012, the South African Minister of Health, announced the award of a new antiretroviral tender -- worth R5.9 billion (£406,226,800). For the first time since the ART program began, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

State Watch: "HIV Insurance Fix Passes in the Iowa Senate"

"A fix to a program that is denying health care coverage to an estimated 100 HIV-positive residents in Iowa passed in the Iowa Senate this afternoon after initially failing. The bill, Senate File 2293, generally updates law to the state's insurance... Read more »
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fixed dose

Dear doctor my question is why can't companies come together and combine the drugs which is commonly used eg; Atazanavir+norvir+Tenofovir+FTC, AZT+3TC+Lopinavir+Ritonavir, Etravirine+Darunavir+Ritonavir+Raltegravir, etc...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your provocative question.The basic answer is that companies are often reluctant to collaborate to develop fixed-dose combinations of medications when it requires medications from different companies. Indeed, the only... Read more »

drug that fixes atazanavir problem

Dr. Young,Are researchers working on some drug that fixes the flaw in atazanavir. For instance, you take it and can be assured the yellowing effect permanently reverses. If they are not, this might be a great idea. What do you think?Neil...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.Elevations in the blood chemical bilirubin occur very commonly among person who take the new protease inhibitor atazanavir (Reyataz). Very significant elevations can occur in about a third of persons who take the drug... Read more »

NOROPTHY HOW CAN YOU FIX IT

IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO TO STOP THIS NOMENE...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If you are talking about peripheral nerve pain in the setting of HIV disease you need to discuss your options with your HIV doctor. Untreated HIV infection can result in peripheral nerve pain as can some HIV-related infections and some HIV drugs. If... Read more »

Recurrent fixed drug eruption?

Hello doctorr, I hope you can help. I was diagnosed HIV positive on Sept. 26, 2001 and am not on any threrpy. Tcell counts/viral load was 318/5500, one month later 523/24K and as of last week 584/8k. The same week of my diagnosis I had an eye...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I don't know why you have a recurring eruption on your penis. Has a dermatologist seen the eruption again since the first episode? It is also possible to develop psoriasis in the genital area and it would respond to a steroid ointment as... Read more »
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Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... Read more »

In a bit of a fix...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi there,

I posted a couple of weeks back about my drunken unprotected sex with a guy I had a one night stand with at Christmas who I later found out had been VERY promiscuous whilst travelling a couple of years back..
Anyway, had test after 4 weeks... Read more »

Chlamydia testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?

Thanks in advance,
anonymous Read more »

How To Cure Chlamydia

Posted by PhilWeill

Dear patient,

Did you know Chlamydia can kill you?

Chlamydia is one of the most sever STD's in the world ruining people lives.

It can cut your life short. Kill you young. Make your penis fall off... or if you are a woman, make you unable to pee, have... Read more »