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breast tenderness from High blood pressure pills?

Just switched from Lisinopril (too many side effect to list) and feel great now except I now have breast tenderness. Is this a side effect from Diovan HCT and if so does it matter? I can live with it. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is exclusively for the discussion of side effects of HIV therapy. What is your HIV status and which HIV drugs are you taking?... Read more »

breast tenderness in pos woman on meds

Hi , I am on Kaletra, Ziagen and Epivir for HIV. I have a 160 T Cell count and supressed viral... Read more »

Hypothyroidism and HIV/Hep C

Hello! Does Hypothyroidism/Levothyroxine delay the testing window for Hep C/HIV. Thank you very... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya Opens Tender for Condoms to Combat AIDS Memorial

The Kenyan government has opened bidding for the supply of 300 million condoms in an effort to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS. Kenyan Chief Pharmacist Kipkerich Kosgey was quoted as saying the purchase of the condoms will be funded by the World Bank,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Cautions Against Using Secondhand Breast Milk

Health experts are warning about the potential dangers of breast milk-sharing. Nonprofit US breast milk banks reported $9 million in annual sales in 2010. Buyers include mothers who do not produce enough of their own milk to breastfeed, those with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Breast Could Be Best for Blocking HIV

New research suggests that an unidentified component of breast milk appears to kill HIV particles and HIV-infected cells, as well as to block transmission of the virus in mice with humanized immune systems. Among babies born to HIV-positive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Latin American Breast Milk Banks Catch on Worldwide

Brazil has a national network of 192 breast milk banks that can treat milk from HIV-positive mothers, allowing them to safely breastfeed their infants without the risk of infection. The country is now sharing its technology with banks across Latin... Read more »
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breast milk

Posted by Anonymous
I'm wondering if transmission is possible in this manner. I masturbated to a woman's exposed breasts. I noticed a small amount of breast milk had secreted from her breast. When I was finished, she took a towel, wiped her breast clean of the milk,... Read more »

iaagen/Abacivir-breast tissue growth

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

Wow it's 2000 and I'm still here! I knew I would be but it still blows my mind that it's 2000. I was infected in 1983 within a month after my 21st birthday. I'm now 37 and I'm still here and doing very well. I take Ziagen/Abacavir and I'm... Read more »

Infectiveness of breast milk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know how infective breast milk is to an adult Is it as infected as blood. Should one worry if they came in contact with breast milk orally of an infected individual. Also does anyone know how long it would take for the virus to appear in... Read more »

Breast Milk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know the with breast milk HIV/AIDS it is transfer from mother to child, by breast feeding, I am in childcare and I was wondering if a mother brings in a bottle of her breast milk and I feed it to the baby and the milk gets on a cut of mine or the... Read more »