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Injection Site Hives And Hiv

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Fuzeon Injection site welts, can they be avoided?

I'm taking Fuzeon and the injection sites often swell for days and leave noticable hard tissue under the skin, which appears as a welt or bump. I'm really muscular and have not got much fat. Are there any ways to avoid the bumps and welts? Twice a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you could try applying either heat or cold after the injection. (Some folks swear by one or the other.) Also, try different injection sites. It does appear true that the more fat you have in the area the less site reaction you will develop. Since... Read more »

Serious Injection Site Reaction

I was on Fuzeon for over a year and typically my ISR were very sore and lasted for more than 7... Read more »

injection site reactions Fuseon

I have been on Fuseon for over a year now and I get horrible injection site reactions. My skin has... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Ottawa Loses Appeal in Supervised Injection Site Case -- Site to Remain Open

...interest in a number of cities around the world based on the fact that not only have we piloted this initiative, but the supervised injection site is the best studied in the world," Montaner said. Since Insite's launch, detox admissions among... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Quebec to Open Safe Injection Site

... Quebec's health officials will open a supervised-injection site in Montreal, and their plans include establishing similar facilities elsewhere in the province. "There is a team in Montreal Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: University of Ottawa Professor to Study Need for Safe-Injection Site: Clean Place for Drug Users Could Relieve HIV, Hep C "Epidemic"

... Ottawa University professor Lynne Leonard was awarded $135,000 ($109,000 US) to study the viability of a safe-injection site to provide intravenous drug users (IDUs) with clean injection equipment, medical staff, and addiction counselors to help... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Canada to Consider Safe Injection Sites

...Health Canada is reviewing the criteria for safe injection sites for drug addicts and will be ready to accept proposals from interested cities by the end of this year. The Controlled Drugs Read more »
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