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How To Handle An Hiv Scare

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MY BODY DOES'NT HANDLE HIV MEDS

MY MOST RECENT T COUNT ABOUT 250,VIRAL LOAD ABOUT 69,000. I WAS GIVEN ZIAGEN 300MG,ZERIT 30MG,&VIREAD300MG.I COULD'NT SEEM TO FUNCTION BECAUSE OF OVERWHELMING NAUSEA,DIZZINESS,NAME THE SIDE EFFECT,I SEEM TO GET IT, I STOPPED MY MEDS AFTER...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, it sounds like you have had side effects from other medications as well. It would be helpful to know what else you have tried before giving you a recommendation. On a 3 drug regimen, when side effects occur it is usually just one med that is... Read more »

THIS IS TOO MUCH TO HANDLE

I simply can not go on. I've been diagnosed for 2 years now. And it kills me more every day. I... Read more »

Please help Dr bob going crazy cant handle it

Hi Doctor Bob,Sorry to be such a nag, but this is my sixth time to post a question.A friend of... Read more »
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Handling Depression and Having Pride After an HIV Diagnosis

Welcome to This Positive Life! We have with us Richard Cordova, a 33-year-old gay man from Chicago. Richard was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in 2002, which did not surprise him since he had been living a life of hard partying, heavy drug use and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., HIV/AIDS Administration Director Fired After Questions Raised Over Handling of Federal Funds

District of Columbia Department of Health Director Gregg Pane on Tuesday fired HIV/AIDS Administrator Lydia Watts amid questions about how the district's HIV/AIDS Administration has handled federal funds, the Washington Times reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Health Commissioner Vows Changes After Long Island Needle Scare

Responding to criticism over the handling of an infection control scare linked to a Long Island doctor, New York state Health Commissioner Richard Daines has said he wants to "improve the timeline" for such investigations and ensure better ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

VA Officials Grilled Over Botched Colonoscopies

On Tuesday, Veterans Affairs officials apologized before a House subcommittee looking into the handling of a hepatitis and HIV scare at VA health care centers in Miami, Augusta, Ga., and Murfreesboro, Tenn. A report finding that fewer than half of... Read more »
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I dont know if I can handle this!!!!!!!

Posted by deda, 6 Replies
I am 26 years old, i was diagnosed 2 years ago. until now i have been in denial. wondering how this cold happen to me. luckily i have had 2 healthy children since then. but i dont know how to deal with it. i dont like taking meds, i still feel like... Read more »

I urge your kind/prompt reply !!! PLZ Cant handle

Posted by radicalhonesty, 2 Replies
Dear adviser,

First of all, I do appreciate your kind check and reply to my below case as soon as you have some time:

I did HIV test for my girlfriend on 27 June 2010 (Rapid and Eliza) both are negative.
she broke up with her ex on April 2010, she... Read more »

HIV scare puts Mo. school in uncertain territory

Posted by franfrog, 4 Replies
HIV scare puts Mo. school in uncertain territory
NORMANDY, Mo., Thu Oct 23, 08:11 PM




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Handling the response of friends

Posted by Blixer, 4 Replies
It seems like I've been living here the past few days and posting quite a bit. But that may be normal. Another issue I've been dealing with is handling friends. I've told my bad news to about five of my friends. I know it has been a shock to... Read more »