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Medical Treatment For HIV AIDS

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Does Aciclovir cause drug resistance to A-tripla medication taken for HIV treatment?

I took 5 tablets of Aciclovir for 5 days and since then have no outbreak of herpes in my genitals. Does it means it is cured or do i still have herpes?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thanks for your post.Since acyclovir has no activity against HIV, there's no reason why taking acyclovir would have any effect on the development of HIV drug resistance (including, but not limited to the medications in... Read more »

Acute HIV, Diahrre & Medication; Medical reasons for early testing?; Acute HIV treatment??

Dear Dr Bob,first of all let me thank you SO MUCH for running this fantastic site, and for... Read more »

ryan white coverage

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This Month in HIV: State-of-the-Art: HIV/AIDS Medications for the Treatment Experienced

...changing therapy without resistance testing. That requires a more detailed discussion. So is this the most complicated part of HIV treatment? "What we've learned is that the more active drugs -- meaning the more drugs in which the virus is... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Medications Used in the Treatment of HIV

...Always remind your doctor of other drugs you are taking. Many of these drugs interact with other medications as well as non-medical ingested substances (e.g., garlic supplements, St. John's wort may lower levels of PIs). Information... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Medical Prison in Malaysia Planned, Will Provide Treatment for HIV-Positive Inmates

... A Malaysian prison -- the Alor Star -- will be turned into the first medical prison in the country, Bernama Daily Malaysian News reports. The new facility will provide treatment for inmates with "critical Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida Medical Clinic Owners Indicted for Defrauding Medicare Through HIV/AIDS Treatment, Medical Equipment Bills

... Ten Florida medical clinic owners on Tuesday were indicted for allegedly defrauding Medicare by improperly billing the program for HIV/AIDS treatments Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV------AIDS???????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV AND DEVELOPE AIDS ... WELL MY QUESTION IS LET SAY HAD HIV AND DIDNT EVEN KNOW AND THEN I GOT AIDS BECAUSE I DIDNT DO ANY MEDICAL TREATMENT FROM HIV BECAUSE I DIDNT KNOW. HOW WOULD I KNOW I HAVE AIDS??? HOW LONG DOES HIV TAKE TO BECOME AIDS... Read more »

ID Specialists...Clinics...Privacy

Posted by HealingPower, 5 Replies
Are all ID Specialists located in clinics? That's kind of impersonal don't you think? Please tell me that I may be able to find one in their own office or a little more private. Read more »

I don't mean to bother... But...

Posted by Anonymous
First off, let me begin this by saying that I do not intend to offend or bother anyone by this post. I am not HIV/AIDS positive. I am doing a study for college on HIV/AIDS and how people live with it, how they maybe discriminated against for having... Read more »

HIV-treatment study

Posted by Anonymous
...how HIV therapies intersect with patients' daily life. I need to recruit three adults in NYC who are currently under medical treatment for HIV and are at least 25 years old to participate in this study, which is scheduled to begin this weekend... Read more »