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Meth And Long Term Long Progressors

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...abilities such as memory, judgment, reasoning, and verbal learning. And these changes do not reverse themselves quickly. Current research indicates that it takes many months away from the drug before your brain begins to heal. Other long term effects are often frequent bouts of drug craving, frequent agitating dreams of using crystal or frequent frustrating dreams of being unable to use. These also fade over time, but this takes many months...
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Meth and HIV

Dr. Bob,I'm a grateful, recovering Crystal Meth Addict. I have just passed my 8 month mark of being clean. At my partner's prompting, he suggested I use my gift of voice somehow. I have decided and am in the process of making a documentary of my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...using the drug -- in many cases, with Viagra -- to engage in unprotected sex with multiple partners. In the Explore Project -- a long-term study of more than 4,000 gay men sexually active with more than one partner -- researchers found a quarter... Read more »

Meth & AIDS

It seems there is an amazing rise in the amount of new AIDS cases and a correlation to crystal meth. I see advertisements everywhere warning of the dangers of crystal meth use and its "link" to AIDS and HIV. I've read many stories of people who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...using the drug -- in many cases, with Viagra -- to engage in unprotected sex with multiple partners. In the Explore Project -- a long-term study of more than 4,000 gay men sexually active with more than one partner -- researchers found a quarter... Read more »

Crystal Meth and affects on HIV

I contribute my HIV status to the use of Crystal Meth. As if that isnt enough to encourage someone to stop, I havent been so open to the notion. Im an educated 34 year old man who has been blessed in some many ways, but Ive been secretly dealing...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...increased risk for HIV infection among people who use it regularly.According to a study in The American Journal of Psychiatry, long-term heavy use of methamphetamine can exacerbate the damage to brain cells caused by HIV. Long-term... Read more »

interactions

recently my drink at work was mickied . When to the emergancy room, and they found a very high trace ofmethaMPHETAMINES IN MY BLOOD. COULD YOU TELL ME WHAT THE REACTIONS BETWEEN the crystal meth, trizivir and viracept are, and are there any...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Short term exposure to crystal meth should not interact significantly with Combivir/Viracept (= HIV activity should not be clinically significantly harmed). KH Read more »
Articles
Test Positive Aware Network

Long-Term Survivors of HIV and Wellness

...than the initial building. Each of us, when faced with an obstacle, has the choice to become resigned, or to learn and grow. Long-term survivors of HIV such as Joey, Ken, and Mark allowed themselves to be transformed from their experiences and... Read more »
Body Positive

Crystal Meth, HIV and the Gay Community

...Both social and financial achievements had failed to pierce the shell of his loneliness. Single for a couple of years after a long-term relationship in which he did not feel "loved in return," Mark had Friday night Internet-based hook ups on... Read more »
The Body PRO

Immune Responses in Long-Term Non-Progressors

... Immune Responses in Long-Term Non-Progressors -- Lessons for Immune Reconstitution (WeOrA199) Authored by Brigitte Autran Non-abstract driven session Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Crystal Meth -- Interviews Reveal its Impact on HIV-Positive Men

...of crystal meth addiction. Here are some examples of this from the men in the study: "Using meth destroyed my life. I had a long-term relationship. I had a home, a steady job. And thanks to crystal meth I have none of those." Another man said... Read more »
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long term non progressor

Posted by dean661, 8 Replies
...evidently makes you more suseptible to west nile) My question is how many of you have been given this glimmer of hope titled long term non progressor, only to be dissapointed later when it turns out to not be true. My doctor commented on my lack... Read more »

Esmerelda

Posted by bostontexguy, 4 Replies
...too cool! I have read many if not all of your posts on this site and you are direct, honest, and don't hold back. I did something stupid and am getting tested later today. I've been counting the days and it's 6 weeks from the encounter. I... Read more »

Crystal meth can make you test 'HIV'

Posted by Anonymous
...brings it in line with other drugs of this nature, it does not go far enough in warning gay men that it can cause 'AIDS' through long term use. The THT and GMFA should also demand the upgrading of poppers to a Class A drug but they will never do... Read more »

long term non-progressors

Posted by norvasc, 1 Reply
I tested positive over 20 years ago. I attempted suiside at the time because at that time you were going to die a horrible death. I gave all my expensive personal stuff away, was terribly depressed. I have survived, I have no viral load, my blood... Read more »