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Fix the Fix, Ban the Ban

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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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no anal no vaginal no oral no kissing

Dr Bob ,please help me I am in bad shape .took a hooker to my place ,no anal, no vaginal,no oral and no kissing ,just plain body rubbing ,she was nude I had my clothes on , in between she inserted her finger 1/2 to 1 inch for 5 secs which got me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,So "no anal, no vaginal, no oral, no kissing" and you had your clothes on . . . . OK. But then "she inserted her finger to 1 inch for 5 secs." Inserted it where? If you were fully dressed, did she stick her finger in your... Read more »

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 »

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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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 »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

Is it possible to get hiv from vaginal discarge

Posted by AZT, 1 Reply
basically I'm just curious if there is casues of it going through a girl's panties, through her pants. Enough to leave a chance of getting hiv from it.

Would vaginal fluids/vaginal discarge be noticable if they were left on a black leather seat? Read more »

vaginal secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted from pre-cum to vaginal secretions, or does it have to directly enter the bloodstream through a cut or sore? Read more »