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medications for aids

wow it is great to see real doctors on a forum, anyway my question is... people with hiv that take pills does it progress to the syndrome of aids pr death?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Sucessful treatment for HIV or AIDS can either prevent disease progression or restore immune health. Yes, in many cases the use of medications has been shown to prevent death.thanks for the warm comments. Keep reading and asking questions. BY Read more »

What medications are available to someone with AIDS & Stage 4 Kidney Disease

Thank you Dr. Young. I have AIDS (17 years), and now I have been diagnosed with stage 4 kidney... Read more »

AIDS without medical treatment

My partner of two years has had full blown AIDS for over 3 years. He is refusing any form of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa Struggles to Provide Medications to All AIDS Patients

...activists say. "[But] in our office we have affidavits [by people] who have been neglected, due to the fact of not getting medication in time," Nkwe said. Provincial authorities "have hated us, because they say we made them look bad," Mokhalipi... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Libya Urges Bulgaria to Pay Blood Money to Lift Death Sentences on Medics in AIDS Case

...medics -- five Bulgarians and a Palestinian -- who were sentenced to death for allegedly infecting 400 Libyan children with HIV. The medics, who were arrested in 1999 and sentenced to death in 2004, maintain their innocence and say they have been... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Growing Concern Over Counterfeit Drugs, Including Some HIV/AIDS Medications

...The Los Angeles Times on Monday examined the growing problem of counterfeit prescription drugs, including some medications used to treat people living with HIV/AIDS. Although the FDA says that the U.S. pharmaceutical supply is the "safest... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

House Approves Bill Requiring Pediatric Testing of Drugs, Including HIV/AIDS Medications

...vote a bill ( HR 2857 ) that would require pharmaceutical companies to test the safety of their products, including HIV/AIDS medications, in children, the AP/Houston Chronicle reports (Abrams, AP/Houston Chronicle , 11/19). The bill,... Read more »
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long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
...me healthy and were responsible for allowing me to address health issues, boost my immune system and avoid going on HIV/AIDS medications for over a dozen years. It was not that I did not get sick or need medical attention throughout the years,... Read more »

search for HIV/AIDS drugs

Posted by Anonymous
...Search for HIV/AIDS drugs by just leaving your computer on. See FightAIDS@home for details. Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...WELL I WAS WONDERING SOMEONE WHO NEVER KNOW THEY HAVE 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 Read more »