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If You Had Hiv Would Your Doctor Contact You Immediately

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...and other antiretroviral agents. Etravirine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Always take this medication as your doctor instructs. Etravirine is taken by mouth, with food, and it is always used with other anti-HIV medications. Dosage forms and strengths: Tablets: 100 mg or 200 mg What storage conditions are needed for this...
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looking for a hiv doctor

i'm looking for a hiv doctor in queens ny by woodhaven area.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.There are quite a few excellent HIV doctors in the Queens area. I always recommend that you contact your local AIDS Service Organization (ASOfinder.com) for the beta.One Read more »

Hiv, Chrons and Steroids

Hi, I thought I would give this a second shot. I have been HIV+ for nearly 20 years and I have Chron's. My CD4 counts are around 1100 and I am undetectable on Kaletra monotherapy. My Chron's is uncontrolled. I would like to know what the issues...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...CD4 count, the use of corticosteroids to treat your Crohn's disease (if necessary, as it sounds) should be ok.If I were your doctor, I'd be sure to monitor your overall health and be mindful of the possibility that the steroids might decrease... Read more »

HIV Result inconclusive

Hi Doctor, hope you can help me, I am going crazy, On March 17th I took an HIV test which came inconclusive, my Doctor contacted me last week as I am applying for permanent residency and need to be healthy to be approved, I had the H1N1 vaccination...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-antibody test result. More specific confirmatory testing should be able to quickly sort out this confusion. As for your doctor not talking to you, what's up with that? I suggest you fire your doctor (and tell her why you are leaving her... Read more »

Choosing a Doctor

I need to choose a new Doctor due to changes in my health care coverage. I am unsure of the differences between a Doctor specializing in Internal Medicine and one in General Practice. Is one more of a fit for me as a middle aged man who is HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...can recommend. Your current HIV provider may also know who he/she is comfortable with transfering car to. The specialty of the doctor is less important than their HIV experience and bedside manner. KH Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...and treatment, as necessary. How is gonorrhea diagnosed? Several laboratory tests are available to diagnose gonorrhea. A doctor or nurse can obtain a sample for testing from the parts of the body likely to be infected (cervix, urethra,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...may want to tell your employer if your HIV illness or treatments interfere with your job performance. Get a letter from your doctor that explains what you need to do for your health (taking medications, rest periods, etc.). Talk with your boss or... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...health how well your immune system is working ( CD4 count ) the amount of virus in your blood ( viral load ) You and your doctor will determine the best time to start treatment. How will I know when to start anti-HIV medications? It's... Read more »
The Body

HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...sure that they are all in contact. Track Your HIV/AIDS Tests It's best to buy a notebook and use it whenever you go to the doctor to write questions you have and take notes and even write down all your monitoring test results. When you start... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

Possible HIV contact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I came to find out that I may have been exposed to the HIV virus. The person I was with penetrated me without a condom and then we stopped for a condom. After finding out that he was Read more »

Should I report this HIV doctor?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 6 Replies
...Hi. It's six days since I had a bad experience with an HIV doctor. The anger in me has subsided. However, I was so enraged by this doctor at the time that the next day I got in touch with the Read more »

Reporter seeking anonymous sources

Posted by Anonymous
...plug in vital stats. If the system detects an aberration in your health, it sends you an alert by email and will contact your doctor. In addition to other services, there is a community section that allows you to meet other patients who share... Read more »