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The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

Table of Contents Introduction Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It Is Better to Know HIV and Women Making a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Introduction Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It iscommon to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, grief, depression, or otherpainful emotions. Even after you have known for some time and think you arecoming to terms with the news,...
Ask the Experts

Losing fat through ultrasound safe for hiv-positive people?

Doctor,I live in Europe, where recently a new non-surgical alternative to liposuction has become available: Ultrashape. Basically its ultrasound waves breaking up the fat cells, whereafter the body gets rid of the released fat and cellular debris by...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have no personal experience with patients undergoing that treatment nor have I seen any literature on use of the technique in HIV+ persons. The fat problems in HIV+ persons of most concern are fat loss or intra-abdominal (not subcutaneous) fat... Read more »

Is Probiotics Safe for people living with HIV?

Hello Dr. Young, Recently I read that probiotic supplements can help reduce inflammation. I also read people living with HIV should avoid those types of supplements. What's true? My VL is undetectable and CD4 is 550, I am on Truvada, Reyataz,...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I have written a few articles that will give you the information you seek: <a href="http://www.thebodypro.com/content/63818/a-gut-feeling-emerges-in-hiv.html" target=_new>A "Gut Feeling" Emerges in HIV</a> <a... Read more »

Is it safe for Hiv Positive people to take Acyclovir?

I am hiv positive and have genital herpes. I am not on hiv meds yet.My cd4 count is 540/21% viral load- 24000. When I have a herpes outbreak I take Acyclovir 800 mg- three times a day for five days. I've read of a recent study that says this...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.There's no risk of HIV resistance from acyclovir. Indeed, there is data that treatment of herpes with acyclovir (or other HSV medications) may actually have benefits in lowering HIV viral loads and decreasing the... Read more »

Is melatonin safe for HIV positive people?

Dear Doc,I noticed that the label on my over-the-counter melatonin advises against anyone with an autoimmune disease using the product. I use it very sparingly, for jet lag a couple times a year for two or three days, but fear even this might be...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is little data on melatonin and possible interactios with HIV meds. I have had scores of patients use it regularly in the setting of treated HIV and have observed no problems so I would expect little difficulty. KH... Read more »
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I would like some help. My fiance is living with HIV and as of this point I do not have it. We do practice safe sex and are in a monogomous relationship. But there are so many things that I do not understand, that are a constant worry in my mind... Read more »

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