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Methods Of Hiv Treatment

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision, New Antiretrovirals, Genetic Engineering Most Promising HIV Prevention, Treatment Methods, Conference Delegates Say

The emergence of new antiretroviral drugs, genetic engineering and male circumcision are the latest and most promising HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment methods, delegates attending the 4th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Debate Over Antiretroviral Treatment Interruption Remains After Findings Show Method Increases HIV-Positive Patients' Risk of AIDS, Death

The Washington Post on Tuesday examined the debate surrounding the Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy trial, which compared daily antiretroviral therapy with a drug-conservation strategy that involved taking medication... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Appropriate Treatment Methods Can Prevent Nearly All Risk of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission, Study Says

Providing appropriate treatment methods to HIV-positive women during pregnancy can prevent nearly all risk of mother-to-child transmission of the virus, according to a study published online Wednesday in the journal AIDS , the PA/Google.com ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Alternative treatment methods

Since being diagnosed recently with HIV, I have actively searched for information regarding the treatment for HIV/Aids. What are your comments on non-medical websites that preach a cure or an effective lifestyle for HIV/Aids individuals? E.g.,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Call me a science geek, but I find that most of these are a "flash in the pan". Indeed, sites that try to convince persons with advanced disease from taking combination therapies for HIV are irresponsible, if not unethical.We have several... Read more »

What treatment method should I approach in my situation?

I am almost positive that I am becoming positive (no pun intended, just trying to be optimistically light-hearted in this situation!). I had a sexual encounter nearly a month ago in one of two separate encounters which were thought to be safely...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:First off, you said that you believe these two encounters were low-risk. If that is the case, I would not be concerned. From this email alone, my biggest concern for you is your state of mind. It sounds like you are going in circles... Read more »

Any Other Methods Of Treatment

Having been on meds for 3 years now and having stomach pains and frequent bowel movements which is spoiling my quality of life (sustiva and combivir), I often wonder if there is any research or treatment which in the next few years will give better...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some patient have persistent stomach/gut problems from the AZT in Combivir and less often from the 3TC or Sustiva. If available to you, consideration of switching meds around in a careful manner might be worth discussing (ie abacavir for AZT if HLA... Read more »

Useful HIV testing method

Dr. Kull,Please tell me if there is any HIV testing method which can detect HIV virus even the netx day of infection.Thank you. ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no testing available that can detect HIV infection the day after exposure. The most reliable testing method available is the HIV antibody test. If you know that you have been exposed to HIV, more agressive treatment and screening methods... Read more »
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the method of exposing the immune system .....

Posted by Anonymous
8-14-97 The method of exposing the immune system to parts of HIV
in advanced evolved forms can be made more effective if the
immune system is prepard in advance for this treatment. People
with HIV infection receive some of this preparation but the... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?

Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »

HIV Test Methods

Posted by ME2, 1 Reply
Had about all the symptoms except a fever. I have been tested for HIV four times: at 7 weeks, 14 weeks, 17 weeks, and 27 weeks and each time negative. My concern is the testing method. One test was a rapid test but the other three were Particle... Read more »

Hiv+ & Preg 2nd time, doubts on method delivery

Posted by MoonDreamer, 2 Replies
I'm pregnant with my second child, which was planned, and while my first was a c-section now I have the option of a vaginal birth. I really would love to try it this time and was going to fight my doc about it but he surprised me by saying he is... Read more »