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Medications To Fight Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Combination Medications

...Transcriptase Inhibitors Combinations of Protease Inhibitors Other Combinations in Development What Are Combination Medications? Combination medications are pills or tablets that contain more than one medication to fight HIV. They are listed in the tables below. Pharmaceutical companies have been working hard to make their medications easier to take. Part of this effort has been to combine more than one medication in a single...
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Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...encourage you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come... Read more »

positive couple and sex

Both I and my wife are positive. Can we have unprotected sex? And can we have more kids? Thanks for your taking some time to answer my concerns.
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...and you have very low viral loads, the risk of so called super-infection would be less. Likewise, if neither of you are on medications to fight HIV, the risk of transmitting a drug resistant strain to one another would be very low.The problem is... Read more »

Fighting Fatigue with Medications Stupidly Please Help

Dear Dr. Frascino;This is very embarrassing for me but I must tell you something that I have done to fight fatigue and I am worried about the after effects.I am HIV+ and read that taking in Wellbutrin SR crushed to increase energy is a good way to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation way of determining over the Internet. What you did do is risk having seizures. What you need to do now is level with your HIV specialist so that he can evaluate whether any damage has been done and advise you of any changes you need to make in... Read more »

HIV effects on Bones

What are some of the effects of HIV and AIDS on the Skeletal System? Please inform me of any other possible sites where I might obtain this information. Thank you.
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...HIV and AIDS can have many effects on the skeletal system, as can opportunistic infections and some medications used to fight HIV Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical Charity Intensifies Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

...comprehensive care and support program to complement its work at a government hospital in central Lagos, where it treats about 250 HIV/AIDS patients. "We are building capacity to fight the disease and encouraging people to get off the streets and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Has "Moral, Medical Obligation" to Fight HIV/AIDS Among Prisoners by Providing Condoms, Opinion Piece Says

...The United States has a "moral and medical obligation" to combat the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases among prison inmates and the community at large, and one way to do this is to provide Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Eastern Virginia Medical School's Biggest Grant Goes Toward Fighting AIDS

...million through 2008, CONRAD Director Henry Gabelnick said Thursday. Nearly 60 percent of the money will go toward fighting HIV, said Gabelnick. CONRAD scientists are working to develop microbicides that women could use in gel form in order to... Read more »
Housing Works

Policy Shift: U.S. House Recognizes Crucial Role of Housing in Fighting AIDS

...turning point in national AIDS policy this week, passing a resolution that recognizes housing as a critical method to fighting HIV/AIDS. "... In spite of the evidence indicating that adequate housing has a direct positive effect on HIV... Read more »
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Fat loss in the cheeks but no HIV disease

Posted by Serge2008, 2 Replies my cheeks in a short period of time. I was worried about something serious and I had various blood test for cancer and HIV just to make sure. I also noticed at the same time that some fat deposits like bumps appeared on my back, very... Read more »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »

GINSENG and other antioident

Posted by AaronK, 2 Replies
...proven that this herb boost tcells... pls help me.... because if there were natural medications that boost tcells and fight hiv maybe it can do what norvir does and boost the medcations...catching my drift... HIV medcations is toxic and our... Read more »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
Looks very very promising: Read more »