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Switch625 - HIV Saliva Test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Switch - what do you know about the HIV saliva test being used by some insurance companies as a substitute for blood testing ? Is is accurate and how does it work ? Read more »

GMAN BILL or SWITCH625 - pls answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
if oral sex poses a significant risk as the cdc says, wouldn't we be seeing a vast increase in the # of new hiv cases every year ?
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Switch625 Please Look and Respond

Posted by gluckac, 1 Reply
You were right my friend. I had a negative test at 13 weeks. Am I in the cool my friend? Please let me know. By the way, I owe yoy my life.
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For Switch625

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What do you know about the chances of getting Hepatitis B from a brief oral encounter, say cunnilingus ? Read more »

swithch625 or gman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi -
pls give me the truth regarding oral sex performed on a woman. i've gotten really confused read so many different posts and columns on the subject. are there really cases of getting hiv via oral ? Read more »
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Megace, androgel, and testosterone levels

Hello..I have been taking Megace to help bolster my appetite, but recently I read that Megace can actually lower one's testosterone level.Having been dealing with loss of libido and what seems like genital shrinkage, I am concerned about the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That is possible. Megace often leads to weight gain that is of marginal significance. My own use of Megace these days is very minimal due to a variety of concerns about side effects and efficacy. KH... Read more »

Will Megace help bring back needed fat?

Everyone I know of dogs Megace as only bringing back fat. As a lipoatophy sufferer would Megace help fill arms and face back in?...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
We don't know. It's not a bad idea to try it but make sure you also exercise.Alvan Fisher, M.D.... Read more »

Megace and Fat Gain

Would taking Megace help to replace some of the subcutanial fat that I have lost? If so, could a low enough dose be taken that it wouldn't effect my sex drive? If not, is there anything I can do to make it look better?...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
While that seems to make sense, I have not seen interest in such research. Perhaps the reason why is the potential for negative effects at the high level of therapeutic doses: such as loss of lean tissues, osteonecrosis, and additional hormonal... Read more »


What are the side effects of long term use of Megace?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Megace can trigger diabets, adrneal supprssin, blood clots, sexual dysfunction, gut problems and other issues. The weight gain from Megace seen in setting of HIV infection is at least partly water weight and not clearly proven to result in an... Read more »

An Overview of Megestrol Acetate (Megace)

me-JES-trole Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Other Name(s): Acetato de megestrol, Megestrol Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Megestrol acetate, also known as Megace, is a type of medicine called an... Read more »

Acetato de Megestrol

Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas y otros El acetato de megestrol, tambiĆ©n conocido como Megace, es un tipo de medicamento llamado anticaquĆ©ctico. Estos productos hacen engordar al... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Seven Sub-Saharan Countries Have Cut New HIV Infections in Children by 50 Percent Since 2009, Report Says

"Seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the world's worst-hit region in the global AIDS epidemic, have cut the number of new HIV infections in children by 50 percent since 2009, the [UNAIDS] program said on Tuesday," Reuters reports (Kelland,... Read more »