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How To Tell If HIV Meds Stop Working

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Ask the Experts

Can a HIV patient get the lapband and will meds still work afterwards?

If a HIV patient is on meds can they get the lapband procedure done with no problem? After the surgery will their med still be absorb ok in their stomach?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...usually monitor HIV related blood tests more carefully for a while to look for any detrimental changes in absorption of key HIV meds but would usually expect minimal/modest problems. KH Read more »

HIV meds work on HICRT?

Hi Dr. WohlI am antibody positive for HICRT (rare retovirus that also causes AIDS). My reverse... Read more »

HIV meds and adherence with work schedule

Hey guys,I'm writing to see if you can help think of a solution to a rather difficult problem.My... Read more »
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HIV News & Views, May 27, 2009 - The Body

...discover them. For instance, it turns out that Sustiva (efavirenz, Stocrin), one of the most commonly used HIV meds, may stop working in people who take ginkgo biloba, one of the most commonly used herbal supplements, according to researchers in... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Working Positive

...engagement, and toward something more stable and satisfying than subsistence level income. More and more of us are thinking about work. I'm a gay man with AIDS. That's one of the ways I can be identified, but it's also true that I've been many... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Health Care Access Working Group Action Alert: Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS

...information and analyses of various health care reform proposals and the impact on people with HIV/AIDS. The HIV Health Care Access Working Group is hosting regular conference calls to update the community about health care reform efforts and... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

... News and Research --> FAQ Articles on HIV & AIDS Who Gets HIV/AIDS in the United States? Illustrations of How HIV Works How Your Immune System Works History of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Origins of HIV What Are the Symptoms of... Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...hey everyone! i have always been a "working out," active kind of guy, and always been interested in getting bigger/more muscular, etc. i shy away from the term "bodybuilding" Read more »

HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
...I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program at a major Read more »

Working Out

Posted by dreamdzign, 7 Replies
...again. I barely have had energy to keep up with household chores. I'm not overweight (I rarely am hungry and don't eat well - working on that too), I'm 6'2" and 200# with a 33" waist. I tried to go the gym and start with some weights, but even... Read more »

Can you work full time through life with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...about the prognosis of hiv this day and age and can live a fairly normal life. But also read about people on disability and not working. So what I need to know is the truth. Am I going to be able to work full time forevor to support my kids? ... Read more »