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Medicines Use To Treat Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

European Medicines Agency Approves Roche's Hepatitis C Drug Pegasys to Treat Patients Co-Infected With HCV, HIV

The European Medicines Agency on Thursday approved Roche 's hepatitis C drug Pegasys for the treatment of patients co-infected with HCV and HIV, Reuters reports. EMEA also voiced its support for the treatment of HIV/HCV co-infected people with a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Study to Test Effectiveness of Medicinal Plants in Treating AIDS

Scientists at the recent African Traditional Medicine Conference in Durban announced a study to determine whether a medicinal plant can be used to halt HIV's progression to AIDS. Some 124 HIV patients will participate in the trial of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Race to Treat Hepatitis C Isn't Over: Merck's Victrelis Is First New Medicine to Get OK

Most major drug developers are now angling for a piece of the hepatitis C treatment market, which is expected to balloon with the improved treatment responses of new combination regimens. "There are patients lined up waiting for new drugs," said... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Both of us are positive and medicinally treated..

No matter who you ask, you will always be told that regardless if both you and your partner is HIV +, you still need to use condoms. But my question is a bit more specific. If both my partner and I are on medications (Granted, different sets of...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. To answer your question, yes, it is possible to get a resistant strain and then to subsequently pass it to your partner. How likely that is remains a different story. While you and your partner are responding well to... Read more »

is use of homeopathic medicine for sinusitis during window period of hiv has any effect on hiv??? (HOMEOPATHY, 2010)

sir...i am using homeopathic medicine for sinusitis(sinus in nose) disease since nov 2009 and is continuous using that till now....on 30 mar 2010 i had a sex with a prostitute 0f unknown hiv status and on 01 sep 2010 and on 15 sep 2010 i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Homeopathic medicine will do nothing to affect the validity of your HIV test results. (See below.)Homeopathic medicine will also do nothing to treat your sinusitis or any other ailment. In fact, homeopathic medicine does nothing! See below.Dr.... Read more »

Have Hep B for 9 years and havn't been treated; need Medicine

I have chronic HepB for 8 years now. I went to a specialist at USC who said that I could be in a clinical trials program. I opted out. He told me to research the medicine options for HepB on my own and let him know which I preferred. I went back...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You are correct in that most of the time we refer to viral suppression - not cure. The best drug for you will depend on several factors, such as other comorbidities (eg, depression, which may be a problem in taking interferon) and your E antigen... Read more »

HIV Cure Medicine Hootone Remedies (ANOTHER SCAM, 2010)

Hi Nelson!Did you heard about "HOO-IMM PLUS from HOOTONE REMEDIES the effective medicine, proved in light of medical science, recorded not detected for HIV DNA-PCR Antigen test in the patients who were earlier confirmed positive for HIV either...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Fayroz,Another HIV cure? Wow, that's like the 3rd one that's crossed my inbox today. Fayroz,HOO-IMM PLUS is an herbal therapy that does absolutely nothing to treat, let alone cure, HIV or any other disease. It's another SCAM (so... Read more »
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Frustration with Western Medicine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My main problem with HIV, has been finding Health care providers that will allow me to make my own decisions about HAART and the alternative health care modalities I am exploring. For the past two years I have had a relatively successful combo of... Read more »

Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
This is a prime example of how vulnerable we (PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, and bothersome.
Millions of dollars a... Read more »

Dying from AIDS for lack of medicine

Posted by BabyPeanut, 3 Replies


Dying from AIDS for lack of medicine

More than 36 million people are living with HIV or AIDS. Ninety percent are living in developing countries where the high prices of medications are effectively condemning them to death. Without drastic changes to...
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SEEKING FERTILITY DOCS WHO TREAT POSITIVE COUPLES!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello Friends,

My husband and I are both positive and have been researching having a baby for 2 years. We are both healthy with undetectable viral loads and high cd4 counts and we are well aware of the risks. I know under the Americans With... Read more »