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How To Prevent Malaria When You Have Hiv

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HIV and Malaria prevention medication

Hello, just a question, I have plans to travel to Africa, I was recommended to take anti-malaria medications to prevent malaria infection while travelling. I take Combivir and Sustiva, is there a side effect or problem by taking an preventive...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Many of the standard drugs like chloroquine or doxycycline or mefloquine are usually OK with your HIV meds. Which drugs need to be used depends on the region you are traveling to. KH Read more »


Greetings Dr. M! I'm HIV+ (undetectable on Atripla), cleared HVC at 4 weeks, now w/ 10 weeks to go... Read more »

Malaria & HIV in ex

Dear Dr. Franscino,Thank you for the wonderful work you do.I am a positive woman from Europe and I... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV, Malaria Prevention Methods Should Be Integrated, Editorial Says

...indicating that male circumcision might reduce a man's risk of HIV infection, as well as the publication of a study that found "AIDS and malaria feed on each other with disastrous effects," a New York Times editorial says ( New York Times ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Coca-Cola to Distribute HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria Prevention Playing Cards Among Chinese Migrant Workers

...announced that it plans to distribute about 100,000 decks of playing cards with information about HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria prevention to Chinese migrant workers in July, Xinhua/ People's Daily reports. The cards will be distributed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Funding HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria "Smart Investment," U.N. Secretary General Ban Says

... Funding programs aimed at fighting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria is a "smart investment," United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Monday in a video message Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

International Health Experts Call for More Focus on Neglected Diseases to Help Tackle HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria

... Preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria would be easier if more resources were directed to combating other tropical diseases that receive less attention, health and Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...The U.S. AIDS CURE and the CDC's Constitutional Guarantee After 26 months on a single injection Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...revolution in attitudes to circumcision. Richard Feachem, executive director of the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, said research revealing the protective effect of circumcision against HIV was set to change parental... Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
... search Ten years ago, the world spent less than $300 million annually to combat HIV/AIDS in developing countries. In 2005, that figure reached $8.3 billion. What drove this explosion in funding, where is... Read more »

Im back and Im confused

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply the UK dont currently recognise(well wont offer treatment for anyway) I lied to my GP told him I was going away to a Malaria area for 6 months, and got 150 100mg of Doxy prescribed. I started taking the first bottle of 50 in July. Did... Read more »