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If A Patient Has Hiv And Needs A Visa To Obtain Treatment In The Us Will It Be Granted

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The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...Site for Drug Info: www.viramune.com Patient Assistance: Viramune Patient Assistance or 1-800-556-8317 Co-payment assistance -- speak to your health care provider about obtaining aViramune Co-Pay Savings Card Integrase Inhibitors Isentress Brand Name:   Isentress Other Name(s): n/a Generic Name(s): ...
Ask the Experts

Term of Sculptra Patient Assistance

I have part of the "HIV" Patient Assistance Program for sometime. I was denied recently. Do you know what the time table is......How many "kits" in a year and/or 18 mo. time frame? I was under the impression that within a certain amount of time...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...The Sculptra patient assistance program will provide up to 6 kits (12 vials) of Sculptra over an 18 month time period. After this, eligibility may Read more »

hep c hiv

hi.i have been successfully treated for hep c.but have cirrhosis now and i am suffering terribly with stomach problems .I asked the doc/registra could i have hiv/aids he said he doubts it as it would show in my LFT results.and dont worry about it,...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...liver by ultrasound - particularly if your "stomach problems" include pain in your right upper abdomen. I would also consider obtaining an ultrasound if you are at risk for fatty liver (obesity, diabetes, high lipids)....Your symptoms do not... Read more »

HIV-HCV coinfection

What is the outlook for a person newly coinfected with HIV and HCV (i.e. during 2008). Should we be truely optimistic that new drug developments will significantly increase life expectancy for coinfected individuals?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...a definite "Yes"!!!The new drugs are exciting in their potency. I suspect that the addition of these agents will enable many patients to obtain a rapid virologic response which will lead to much better overall treatment outcomes. Of course, we... Read more »

Resistance in Long-Term Treatment Naive Patients

I recently tested positive for HIV, but I know for sure that the infection took place in 1993. My doctor said it is highly unusual for someone to go that long having HIV without getting sick (I am sick now, and have been for about 2 months). I am...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...superinfection more recently, I would still strongly recommend that you and your doctor follow the current standard of care in the US and obtain a resistance test prior to treatment, so that you can determine the best regimen for you now with... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Jose Mercury News Examines Obstacles HIV/AIDS Patients Face Obtaining Life Insurance

...The San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday examined the obstacles some HIV/AIDS patients face in obtaining life insurance policies because insurance companies have not "kept pace" with what is becoming a "chronic, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mississippi Trying to Obtain Federal Funding to Help HIV/AIDS Patients Dropped From State Medicaid Program

...Mississippi state health officials are attempting to obtain federal funds to subsidize prescription drug costs for HIV/AIDS patients and others who were dropped from the state Medicaid Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Suicidality and Violence in Patients With HIV/AIDS

...Suicidal and Violent Behavior Estimation of Risk for Suicide or Violence Management and Referral of Suicidal and Violent Patients Imminent Suicidal or Violent Potential Non-Imminent Suicidal or Violent Potential With Accompanying... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United States: Perceived Everyday Racism, Residential Segregation, and HIV Testing Among Patients at a Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic

...Americans with HIV remain undiagnosed, the researchers noted. The proportion of diagnoses among blacks is increasing, and blacks may obtain HIV testing at higher rates than do other racial/ethnic groups, according to surveys. In the current... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

SKIN A MEDICAL SPA

Posted by douglass
...FOR HIV +/- . THERE ARE LOTS OF MEDICAL TREATMENTS AVAILABLE FOR FACIAL FAT LOSS AND SEVERAL PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS TO OBTAIN THE FILLERS AT FREE OR REDUCED COST. ALL YOU PAY IS FOR THE ACTUAL COST OF HAVING THE INJECTIONS DONE AND THERE ARE... Read more »

HIV RNA?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...seems like they do not do the HIV RNA there. From an article posted on The Body: Shortly after getting infected with HIV, many patients have an acute (or "primary") HIV infection, a period of flu-like illness with symptoms like fever and... Read more »

NEW HIV/AIDS TREATMENT

Posted by MICA_INC
...MM-1, so that they can consider and help to Sponsor the MM-1 Clinical Trials, in order to assist those Persons with HIV/AIDS to obtain the MM-1 HIV/AIDS Treatment FREE of CHARGE, IF they qualify and are in the sponsored MM-1 Clinical Trials... Read more »