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Impact On Fertility Of Pep Treatment For Hiv

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The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...Stopping Treatment Resistance Testing Taking Care of Yourself What Are the Treatment Guidelines? A branch of the US government, called the Department of Health and HumanServices (DHHS), has put together a set of HIV treatment guidelines. Theguidelines provide a lot of useful information to help health care providersand HIV+ people make decisions about when to start, when to stop, and when tochange HIV medications. It also helps...
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is it possible to have a baby without infecting my partner? (PrEP, 2010)

Hello. Dr. Bob. I am a female has been positive 10 years. and I found out with my pregnancy of my 9yrs old. (negative) I had a lot of problem to find the meds works for me as I had allergic reactions to azt and some of new meds but now I am with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...despite the cost of PrEP.Many HIV-positive people will be concerned that the cost of ARVs are part of PrEP threatens access to HIV treatment, particularly through the AIDS Drug Assistance Program. By law, ADAP cannot pay for medications for... Read more »

I have HIV related side effects symptoms after i completed my pep treatment

Hi DocI had problems with my boyfriend, whom i have seven years with. Our relationship had its own set of up and downs but i was always faithful to him. This year Jan/feb we had our arguments again, where we were fighting about other girls whom i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I do not agree with the decision that your exposure warranted a course of PEP. In fact, based on your very detailed report, PEP was definitely not warranted.Your "symptoms" are much more consistent with Read more »

Baseline HIV Testing before giving PEP? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2011)

Hi there Dr. Frascino, I understand you must have tons of questions to answer so I'll try to be as short as I can. I went to the ER after a possible exposure, they called the ID doctor that was on call and he decided that my risk were "low-moderate"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...test. You can get it done now. If you are HIV infected, the HIV-antibody test will still be positive, even though you are taking PEP.I'm quite concerned on several levels about the ID doctor's advice. First, there was that confusion about your... Read more »

HIV Expose and bizarre PEP treatment

I received oral sex (penis and anal) from a homeless woman whose HIV status is unknown. After 9 days of the exposure I went to see an internal medicine physician for testing. He told me that since the infection was recent he could give me a PEP of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fire him immediately and find a more competent physician. Your current guy isn't doing you any favors and his comments about PEP are far from "bizarre." They are flat out wrong.You are correct: PEP must be started within 72 hours.Regarding HIV... Read more »
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The Body

HIV Treatment 101

... Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...point, you are at risk of getting AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) that can cause serious illness or death. HIV Treatments Scientists have developed drugs that block HIV from reproducing (multiplying). These drugs are grouped... Read more »
The Well Project

Starting HIV Treatment

...next step is for you and your health care provider to choose a drugregimen. Currently, there are close to 30 drugs approved for HIV treatment.They are grouped into five classes: Entry inhibitors (includes fusion inhibitors and CCR5... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Incarceration Upon Adherence to HIV Treatment Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users: A Qualitative Study

...indicated that improved health services and coordination with community care providers are needed to enhance the quality of HIV treatment within correctional environments." Back to other news for July 2009 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
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Is there a Financial Impact to having HIV?

Posted by westernbear69, 1 Reply
...Just wondering what the financial impact of having hiv is in The USA. I have noticed that a few of the posts from The USA talk a lot about the financial impact. Being Read more »

hiv/aids and impact on family

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...graduate school, (almost finished), with a degree in clinical psychology. I have a project due in oe of my classes about the impact of HIV on the family. i would be interested in interviewing people on this subject. i have my own story and... Read more »

MTV needs people impacted by HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...Alive, MTV's HIV/AIDS global awareness campaign is looking for names of young people up to the age of 25 whose lives have been impacted by HIV/AIDS - or who have made an impact in the world of HIV/AIDS themselves - for an exciting new TV... Read more »

Impact of Ceporex and Atarax on test results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Atarax(antihistamin for itchness) during the window period. Do any of these have an impact on the test results. I read something about PEP, but I guess these drugs are not in the same category. Secondly, I have no way to check if the six month... Read more »