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Most Effective Treatment Options For HIV

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AIDSinfo

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

... Terms Used in This Fact Sheet AIDS: acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. AIDS is the most severe stage of HIV infection. People infected with HIV are diagnosed with AIDS when their CD4 count falls below 200 cells/mm 3 or if they develop an AIDS-defining illness (an illness that is very unusual in someone who is not HIV positive).
Ask the Experts

Androgel Making Lipo worse?

Dr. Henry....I am currently taking Norvir, Reyataz, Viread and Videx. I noticed that when I stopped using my Androgel, the fat around my stomach started to improve....when I returned to using Androgel....the abdominal fat and fat around my chest...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your experience is not that unusual and serves to point out how difficult it is, with our current understanding and limited treatment options, to effectively treat many of the fat sbnormalities seen in HIV+ persons (fat abnormalities are complex... Read more »

Hiv.treatment?

They say minimum 5 years for hiv to turn into aids, without any treatment.Say my friend was living with hiv in her body for 4 years, and suddenly found out. would it be too late to get HIV treatment?So she can live a long life?Or is it too late cuz...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...for your friend to start effective HIV treatment and have her health protected-she needs to see an HIV specialist to discuss treatment options. KH Read more »

Treatment Options

I may be starting HIV treatment soon and, due to another medical condition, find it almost impossible to swallow pills above a certain size. How readily available are medications by suspension?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some antiretrovirals are available in liquid/suspension form, as we use the same medications for young children. Talk to your HIV specialist physician about your concerns. He should be able to advise you of your best options for an effective... Read more »

Treatment Options

Good afternoon- I'm trying to find scholarly information related to treatment of AIDS/HIV in the United States and Canada, are you able to assist me with locating various options for treatment? Additionally, information for poor patients would help....
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...If you have HIV infection, it would be best to establish a relationship with an "expert" in HIV management. That person would be able to provide Read more »
Articles
The Body PRO

New Developments in HIV Drug Resistance and Options for Treatment-Experienced Patients

...Atazanavir Tenofovir The Impact of Emerging Resistance Mutations on Treatment Response The Impact of New Antiretrovirals on Treatment Options for Multidrug-Resistant Patients TMC114 TMC125 Conclusion/Closing Comments References... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Who Use Microbicides, Still Contract HIV Could End Up With Fewer Treatment Options Because of Resistance, Study Finds

... Women who use microbicides in an effort to protect themselves from HIV could end up with fewer treatment options if they contract the virus because of possible drug resistance, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Shows Nevirapine a New Treatment Option for HIV-Positive Infants

...inhibitor," from a more expensive protease inhibitor, Scientific American's " Observations " blog reports (Harmon, 9/7). So far, HIV treatment options for children in the developing world "have been limited by concerns over the possible... Read more »
Merck & Co., Inc.

Expanded Access Program for MK-0518, an Investigational HIV Integrase Inhibitor, Established for Patients With Limited Available Treatment Options

... Toronto -- A worldwide expanded access program for HIV/AIDS patients with limited or no treatment options was announced today by Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, N.J., U.S.A., with respect to its investigational HIV integrase Read more »
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HIV Treatment Option--Paid Study

Posted by JFletcher
...a paid research study with Men and Women Diagnosed with HIV-Positive to take part in our study and ONLY TALK about different treatment options. Your opinion counts, and we compensate for travel and time with $100 for approximately 60 mins of your... Read more »

AIDS Treatment Options

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...University's Graduate School of Journalism looking for New Yorkers living with AIDS to talk with me about the complexities of AIDS treatment options. I'd like to speak both with people considering cocktail therapy and those who have been under... Read more »

Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
...Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get Read more »

SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

Posted by mincho, 2 Replies
HOLA PROFESIONALES Y AMIGOS... ME PODRIAN AYUDAR... DESPUES DE LA EXPOSICION ME HECHO DOS PRUEBAS.. TOME LA DECISION DE HACERME LAS PRUEBAS MAS QUE TODO POR PREVENCION LA CHICA ERA MI NOVIA... 2 MESES Y 4 MESES PASADOS AMBAS NEGATIVAS... PODRE... Read more »