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An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...right away if you experience any of the following signs of lactic acidosis: Weak or tired Unusual muscle pain Trouble breathing Stomach pain with nausea and vomiting Cold sensation, especially in your arms and legs Dizzy or lightheaded Fast or irregular heartbeat Hepatoxicity (serious liver problem), with hepatomegaly (liver enlargement) and steatosis (fat in the liver). Call your healthcare provider right away if you experience...
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how can he be HIV positive?

Dear Robert,My partner has been tested HIV positive (ELISA & Western Blot)in May 2010. He is 29 yeras old. His CD4 count is 294. I am tested negative. We have been married for 2.5 years now and have had unprotected sex many times. Our doctor has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...archives. As for your husband's HIV treatment, Vonavir (generic Atripla) can cause disrupted sleep (vivid dreams), fatigue and dizziness. Often these side effects subside over a period of six to eight weeks. If they are persisting beyond that... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the adequacy of treatment regimens in HIV-infected patients with syphilis. One patient presented with eye pain, double vision, dizziness, and headache;(13) 2 weeks later, he was found in a stuporous state with a hemiparesis, homonymous... Read more »

Red Pimple-like Rashes on Body

My friend who was recently diagnosed HIV+ was also found to have syphilis. His CD4 and viral load status are healthy so he is not on any medication now. However, he went on a penicillin treatment to cure his syphilis. After the penicillin treatment...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the adequacy of treatment regimens in HIV-infected patients with syphilis. One patient presented with eye pain, double vision, dizziness, and headache;(13) 2 weeks later, he was found in a stuporous state with a hemiparesis, homonymous... Read more »

EGCG

Hello Dr. Bob,thanks for you fantastic work. I have four questions for you.What do you think about taking EGCG in the hope of slowing down CD4 cells count decrease?As for serious stuff, what can you tell us about the new drug, maraviroc?It inhibits...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...England Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Maraviroc is in a new class of anti-HIV drugs called "CCR5 Inhibitors." They target a very early stage in the infection process the cell-entry stage. These drugs have been in development for quite some time... Read more »
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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

... Trouble breathing Stomach pain with nausea and vomiting Cold sensation, especially in your arms and legs Dizzy or lightheaded Fast or irregular heartbeat Hepatoxicity (serious liver problem), with hepatomegaly (liver... Read more »
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An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...breathing Unusual stomach pain or discomfort, nausea, vomiting Cold sensation, especially in your arms and legs Dizzy or lightheaded Fast or irregular heartbeat Unexplained weight loss Hepatoxicity (serious liver... Read more »
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Isentress

...tolerable, but most common were diarrhea, nausea, headache, and fever. Less common were abdominal pain, vomiting, fatigue, weakness, dizziness, and lipodystrophy. Other observations with unclear relationship to Isentress include cancer (new and... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
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Need to shake this feeling, please help

Posted by Anxietyridden, 2 Replies
...and rubbed the tip vigerously after fingering herself. I have been having some symptoms that are scaring me.. Lower back pain, dizziness and blurred vision, itchy on head and neck, swollen lymph nodes in neck, fatigued. Am i at risk here for hiv?... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

PLS Help Me EricCo, Hellfire72, GmanBill and friends

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was exposed to pos+ woman, vag intercourse. no condom, 0.5hrs. Tested neg 3.5 at months with Elisa 3rd generation, and neg hiv1 DNA PCR both tests done by A.I.M. health (Health Line Labs). I had the symptoms of sweats, rash on my back, weight... Read more »

OMG - Just started Sustiva

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
I took my first sustiva (once daily) pill about 6 hours ago and I'm finally concious enough to walk around. Please tell me that those side effects go away. That was pretty bad. No dreams just any waking moments were like... like... I have no idea... Read more »