Men On The Down Low
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Chelsea and Westminster HospitalIt can recover. There are 3 studies which have shown fat recovery in persons switching from d4T or AZT to Abacavir where fat mass in the limbs recovered slowly (but surely) over time. No other treatments for lipodystrophy have shown limb fat... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESNot too good to be true. We now have very simple, low pill count, once daily regimens. Indeed, look for the 600 mg one pill, daily efavirenz in the near future. The biggest challenges for these newer regimens are to understand the patterns of... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYou did not say how long you have been on this regimen. It sounds like you have had a wonderful response with respect to viral load reduction. Your T cells have doubled. It's not great, but it is something. Sometimes is may take several months... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Unfortunately there is no "usual timeframe" for T-cell rebound! Every case is unique due to a wide range of variables that include both host factors (age, immune integrity, concurrent infections, adherence, genetics, etc.) and viral... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThey live on the down low says J.L. King, author of the Down Low.
Well in the African American community this lifestyle is completely off the hook.
These are men who have sex with men and women---whether they are married, have a girlfriend or just a... Read more »
Posted by faithandlove, 1 ReplyHello Everyone, I don't know, but I hope their might be some other women out there in my situation so that we can talk, share, vent, and even scream if we want to about this subject of the "Down Low" men in the African American community.
First, I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesthats why im asking here.!i had like lots of tests,what is the chances of getting through bdna,dna pcr,and various antibody checks till 12months.would i be a freak if i converted now?would it be very rare.ive been unwell,with high liver enzymes,and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 19 RepliesI was recently infected and am concerned about holding down my job. May I ask if other folks continued going to work after testing positive? If so, for how many years were you able to work? I can't quit my job, since I really need the money. I'm... Read more »
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