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Hypogonadism And Nasal Steroid Spray

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HIV transmission through nasal spray

An HIV positive friend used my nasal spray a couple of days ago. And I used it the next morning - having forgotten that he used it. I'm very concerned. I don't know if there was blood on there, cause I didn't look at the tip before...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV does not survive very long outside the body. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. But do advise your positively charged buddy he needs to buy his own nose spray.Happy Holidays.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Any risk from sharing nasal spray

Do you think there is any chance of transmission from sharing nasal spray with someone whose HIV... Read more »

Medical nasal spray in clinical trial to flush out HIV

Recently, I saw a report on TV about a clinical trial testing a nasal spray containing (I believe)... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Peptide T Nasal Spray May Be Successful in Fighting Latent HIV-Infected Cells, Study Says

A nasal spray of a synthetic protein fragment called Peptide T may be successful in lowering the amount of latent HIV-infected cells, according to preliminary results of a small human pilot study published in the current issue of the journal ... Read more »
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Rescriptor

Brand name: Rescriptor Generic name: delavirdine, or DLV Class: Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (non-nucleoside, NNRTI, or non-nuke) Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877) 844-8872 AWP: ... Read more »
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Crixivan

Brand name: Crixivan Generic name: indinavir sulfate (indinavir), or IDV Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: Merck and Co., www.merck.com , (800) 850-3430 AWP: $548.12/month for 180 400 mg capsules Standard Dose: STANDARD... Read more »
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Epivir

Brand name: Epivir Generic name: lamivudine, or 3TC Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877) 844-8872 AWP: $498.90/month for 300 mg... Read more »
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WHY ADAP START CHARGE PATIENTS FOR THEIR MEDS NOW!

Posted by Brave43, 1 Reply
TODAY I RECIEVE MY NOTICE FOR MY NOSE SPRAY FROM THE PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND THEN AT THE DAP PROGRAM THAT THERE WILL BE A $5 PROCESSING FEE FOR EACH MEDICATION THAT IS PROCESS THRU THE DAP PROGRAM,SO WOULD SOMEONE TELL ME WHAT`S GOING ON NOW... Read more »

Dry, Flakey skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello. I had a quick question about dry/flakey skin. I have recently noticed it on and around my eyebrows as well around my nose. I have read the medical term is seborrheic dermatitis although I haven't been to a doctor. I am concerned because I... Read more »

LA Documentary looking for interview subjects

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
I am making a documentary about parents and kids living with HIV, and would love to hear from anyone who would like to share their experiences, anonymously or otherwise..

Right now I'm trying to get a sense of what it's like to be on the meds... Read more »

A TODOS LOS FORISTAS

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
El VIH desgraciadamente es una realidad, hay personas que niegan su existencia, muy probablemente porque no han superado el trauma que les ocasion el haberse contagiado, dichas personas necesitan ayuda y apoyo psiquitrico primeramente para aceptar... Read more »