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Is Erectile Dysfunction A Symptom Of HIV

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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...convulsions Drugs to treat depression Antihistamines Drugs to control heart rhythm Opium-based pain killers Drugs that increase bowel activity Sedatives Drugs to thin the blood Drugs to treat erectile dysfunction Drugs to treat tuberculosis Food Any pills that you take go through your stomach. What you eat can affect howmuch of your drugs get into your system. Most drugs are absorbed faster...
Ask the Experts

HIV medication and Erectile Dysfunction

I've been hiv positive since 1986 and have been on hiv medication since 1988. While Iam in perfect health, I've notice over the years an increasing problem achieving erections. It seem that very little has been written on the possible correlation...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
As you point out data is limited (and so it appears is interest in research on the matter). Since ED is common in the general population of males it can be difficult to sort out which of numerous factors contribute the most to ED. Aging, stress,... Read more »

erectile dysfunction drugs

Can erectile dysfunction drugs be used with a HIV therapy of Truvada, Norvir, and Reyataz?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...In many situations erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra can be used with protease inhibitors but caution is needed (start at lowest dose and carefully titrate upwards) Read more »

Firetruck Ride Awaits you Doctor Bob-

Hello Doc-I know I have written a couple of times...but on last one if you don't mind. All my symtpoms, fatigue every day, sking problems all over, Erectile Dysfunction problems, weight fluctuations..etc still persist after a year. While I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello NY Firefighter,You want me to tell you one last time with certainty that you do not and cannot have HIV??? And you're wondering if it's possible to have seven or eight false negatives over 1.5 years?OK fireman, here ya go, one last time . . .... Read more »

re: twig and berries not ripe for the picking!

Dr. Bob,Thanks so much for responding to my question regarding hypogonadism and HIV. i have had a potential exposure since my "negative" home access test; however, my female partner tested negative at the beginning of our relationship. it actually...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have an appt scheduled with my PCP next week, but I am freaking out. Would it be common/normal for hypogonadism to be my first symptom of HIV infection? Thanks- little guy Response from Dr. Frascino Hey Little GuyThe only reason to be worried... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Etravirine (Intelence)

...other ARVs, including all protease inhibitors. Also be careful with drugs to treat tuberculosis (see Fact Sheet 518 ), for erectile dysfunction (such as Viagra), for heart rhythm (antiarrhythmics) or angina. Interactions are also possible with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Delavirdine (Rescriptor)

...cause an under- or overdose. Drugs to watch out for include other ARVs, drugs to treat tuberculosis (see Fact Sheet 518 ), for erectile dysfunction (such as Viagra), for heart rhythm (antiarrhythmics), and for migraine headaches. Interactions... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

...identified all the time. Drugs to watch out for include other ARVs, drugs to treat tuberculosis (see Fact Sheet 518 ), for erectile dysfunction (such as Viagra), for heart rhythm (antiarrhythmics), and for migraine headaches. Interactions are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...supplements you are taking. Drugs to watch out for include other ARVs, drugs to treat tuberculosis (see Fact Sheet 518 ), for erectile dysfunction (such as Viagra), for heart rhythm (antiarrhythmics), and for migraine headaches. Interactions... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

HIV SYMPTOMS???

Posted by nomanalone, 1 Reply
...I have heard that lymph nodes do not hurt when experiencing HIV symptoms. Is this true? Otherwise I feel fine. Are these symptoms of HIV? It is getting really annoying and starting to freak me out a little. Please, and help is appreciated. Read more »