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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...CD4 count is the number of CD4 cells in a sample of blood. A CD4 count measures the health of the immune system. Drug resistance: HIV can mutate (change form). The altered HIV can multiply even in the presence of anti-HIV medications that would normally kill the virus. One or more drugs in a treatment regimen may become ineffective as a result of drug resistance. Drug resistance testing: laboratory testing to determine if a person's HIV...
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AIDS without medical treatment

My partner of two years has had full blown AIDS for over 3 years. He is refusing any form of treatment and he has already informed me that he has lived longer than he thought. I am trying my best to not inforce my own thoughts to his issue but I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...to many years depending on many specific factors so no general answer can suffice. having your partner see a good, friendly HIV specialist and mental health therapist would be recommended to try and help out as much as possible. KH Read more »

Re: Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,The "medical journalist's" report was amazingly idiotic. Why would anyone in their right mind believe such a thing? I notice you sometimes comment on the religious right. Why bother? It would seem common sense is all one needs to dispell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...thousand years after the Sumerians invented glue! Apparently common sense isn't doing the trick here!So why is this a problem for HIVers? Well, 44% of Americans are quite confident Jesus is going to return to Earth within the next 50 years. This... Read more »

First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...search for a cure has adopted new urgency. Many fear that current AIDS drugs aren't sustainable. Known as antiretrovirals, the medications prevent the virus from replicating but must be taken every day for life and are expensive for poor... Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about the "crisis of modernity" and therefore reject sound scientific facts, such as condoms are very effective in preventing HIV, for faith-based bullshit, such as the nonsense in the article you quote.Dr. Bob Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thailand: Book Helps Children With HIV/AIDS, Caregivers Understand Condition, Medication Regimen, Stigma

...Health care workers in Thailand's schools, hospitals and HIV/AIDS care programs are using a book, titled "The Dragon in Brenda's Blood," to help HIV-positive children and their caregivers Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecticut: Center Helps People With HIV/AIDS Live Through Support, Medical Care

...Hartford program sponsored by the Community Renewal Team that provides counseling, medical services, and referrals to people with HIV/AIDS. Clients are referred to the center by other agencies and must be HIV-positive. Since relocating in January... Read more »
The Body

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

...a failure to achieve and maintain an adequate CD4 response despite virologic suppression. For immunologic failure, current medications, untreated coinfection, and serious medical conditions should be assessed. There is no consensus for when... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambia Medical Association Calls for Collaboration on HIV/AIDS Research Between Doctors, Herbalists

... Conventional doctors and traditional herbalists in Zambia must collaborate on quality research for potential HIV/AIDS treatments to help reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country, Zambia Medical Association President Swebby Macha said 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-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...medical populations, and we're getting the word out now. Our pharmacy, called Can Do Meds, offers over 11,000 prescription medications shipped from an international network of certified pharmacies, and can typically save users up to 90% off... Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

Medication affecting HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Where can I find out information about medication affecting results of HIV test? I was on antifungal when I took my test & worried about false negative. Read more »