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AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? People with HIV disease are more likely to smoke than healthy people. Smoking can interfere with normal lung function in healthy people. In people with HIV, smoking can make it more difficult to fight off serious infections. People with HIV disease are now...
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Stopped in to smoke a cigar and ended up getting mine smoked

Hi Dr. Bob,I am a long time fan of you and this site. Thanks for everything you do. Just made a $100 donation. I stopped in at our local cigar shop near closing time, picked out one of my favorites ended up getting a unprotected BJ from the young...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk of false-positive HIV-antibody tests and the statistical risk of getting HIV from unprotected insertive oral sex with a smoking hot cigar-shop gal are both extremely low. The difference would be in potential consequences. If you were to get... Read more »

Atripla and smoking marijuana

I just started meds with Atripla (diagonosed 10/06 but may have had HIV for years-low VL) and I do not drink alcohol but do smoke marijuana So far just have the vivid dreams waking me up and some dizziness/loss of balance. Is the smoking marijuana...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...brain/central nervous system side effects of efavirenz but that effect is highly variable from person to person. Marijuana or Marinol is sometimes used to stimulate the appetite or diminish nausea in patients on antiretroviral medications. There... Read more »

cigarette smoke kill the virus?

what if there is a presence of virus in my mouth, and i keep on smoking. will the smoke kill the virus?how long can the virus survive in the mouth?thanks.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Will cigarette smoke kill the virus? No, Silly. The cigarette smoke will kill you, via lung cancer, emphysema, stroke, heart disease . . . or perhaps Read more »

smoke in the urinary tract

What does smoke coming out of the urinary tract during urination mean, is it a symptom of an STD or is it just natural and i never noticed it before?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Smoke coming out your urinary tract??? Hey, Dude no matter how hot your dick is, it should not be smoking. I'm not sure whether to Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Marijuana

...problems like multiple sclerosis and can help treat some types of pain. These uses led to the development of the drug dronabinol (Marinol), a synthetic version of THC. NOTE: Federal and state laws generally forbid the sale or possession of... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...fatof animal products like meats and dairy. It is also found in a few vegetableproducts like coconut, palm, and palm kernel oil. To keep saturated fat low,check the label and choose dairy products with low saturated fat like skim or 1percent... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...of the Bio-Alcamidmoving downward in the face. Total costs are approximately $4,500, includingtravel. Silicone Oil (Silikon 1000, VitreSil1000): Silicone oil is not approved for lipoatrophy, but is commonlyused for this purpose.... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...all themedications you take. Supplements There are some supplements that may also help with metabolic changes. Omega 3 Oils: Oil derived from salmon has been shown to decreasetriglycerides at a dose of 2,000 mg -- 3,000 mg a day. It is... Read more »
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Marinol

Posted by slitter028, 2 Replies
...I'm thinking about asking my doc for marinol....I am honest with her about smoking weed, and i would like to quit smoking everything, weed and cigs, but without weed i would Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23, 1 Reply
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as: *bacterial pneumonia *HIV related pulmonary emphysema * hairy... Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as: *bacterial pneumonia *HIV related pulmonary emphysema * hairy... Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as: *bacterial pneumonia *HIV related pulmonary emphysema * hairy... Read more »