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Is Hiv Difficult To Treat

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

TB Becoming Difficult to Treat in Vietnam Because of TB/HIV Coinfection, Health Official Says

Tuberculosis is becoming more difficult to treat in Vietnam because 10% of people living with the disease also are HIV-positive, according to statistics from the National TB Control Program, the Vietnam News reports. "The HIV/AIDS epidemic is one... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Meeting 3 By 5 Initiative's End-of-Year Goal Will Be "Extremely Difficult," WHO HIV/AIDS Director Says

Meeting the World Health Organization 's 3 by 5 Initiative target to treat three million people with antiretroviral drugs by the end of the year will be "extremely difficult," WHO's HIV/AIDS Program Director Jim Yong Kim said on Tuesday at the... Read more »
TheBody.com

When I Started HIV Meds: Step by Step on a Difficult Road

Lillibeth Gonzalez I was diagnosed with HIV in July 1992. Before starting HIV treatment, my T cells were 868 and I was in great shape, but I was angry at myself for trusting my husband and not wearing protection. I thought I was going to die,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Searching for a difficult solution

I started taking AIDS meds in 1995( AZT monotherapy ), sincethen I`ve been taking other combinations, to improve my treatment or avoid undesirableside effects. In the very beg-ginning I was CD4 83/VL 60,000I`ve tried AZT+DDI, DDI+3TC,3TC+D4T+Crix,...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
You are right that d4T has some higher risk of lipoatrophy. Several studies have now shown that changing from d4T to abacavir can lead to improvements in fat over time and good maintenance of virus control.I would suggest you talk to your doctor... Read more »

A Difficult Question ? (WHEN TO START TREATMENT 2008)

Dear Doctor Bob,here I have an interesting question for the category "when to start HAART".My absolute CD4 count has been stable between 500 and 550 for one year. My CD4 % has been stable around 25-26% for a year.My plan was to start meds...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Lars,Yes, I agree, knowing exactly the best time to begin HAART is indeed a challenging question. Balancing the potential benefits (improved immune function, decreased viral load) with potential side effects (both short- and long-term) and... Read more »

treated as HIV+ then 3 years later tested HIV-

Hello there3 years ago my then partner was diagnosed HIV+, and as her partner I was put on treatment and treated as if I was HIV+. Blood path showed no abnormalilities. I recently moved to the UK and as part of standard proceedure for new patients...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I really can't believe that you would have allowed yourself to begin antiretroviral medications simply because your partner tested positive, and you have a history of having had sex with many HIV+ people without a confirmed and validated test... Read more »

What's more difficult to obtain? A catchy title or HIV?

Dr Bob,I thought I would conduct my own piece of literary time-wasting for you, concerning a couple of different topics.First of all, I had unprotected insertive sex with a young wench of unknown status back in may some time. I tested negative for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello English Freak,You want me to mock and humble you? No, I'm sorry. You've got the wrong website for that. Try www.Donna-the-Dominatrix.com. I hear she's quite good. So, are you a paranoid freak for continually worrying about HIV,... Read more »
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Kaiser making it difficult to get HIV drugs in OC

Posted by Drm, 1 Reply

I was just diagnosed with HIV and based on my income, qualify for ADAP the funded plan to help low income people with their medications. This program will assist with my co-pays. The doctor at Kaiser suggested I enroll in the program. After... Read more »

Just how difficult it is to get HIV...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Go to this internet site and read about this love story (if that is what you want to call it) and find out how truly difficult it is to contract HIV. Yes you are playing with roulette each time you have unprotected sex with some stranger, but for... Read more »

group N infections difficult to identify....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
1: AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Aug;20(8):902-8. Related Articles, Links

Identification and genomic sequence of an HIV type 1 group N isolate from Cameroon.

Bodelle P, Vallari A, Coffey R, McArthur CP, Beyeme M, Devare SG, Schochetman G, Brennan... Read more »

group N difficult to be identified!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
1: AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Aug;20(8):902-8. Related Articles, Links


Identification and genomic sequence of an HIV type 1 group N isolate from Cameroon.

Bodelle P, Vallari A, Coffey R, McArthur CP, Beyeme M, Devare SG, Schochetman G, Brennan... Read more »