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The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...Taking Care of Yourself What Are Microbicides? Microbicides are new products being developed to reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs). Microbicides could come in many forms, including gels, creams, suppositories, films, lubricants, sponges, or vaginal rings. They could be used in the vagina or rectum. How Would Microbicides Work? Microbicides could work in different ways: Killing or...
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low b12

Could a mildly low b12 count cause a slightly lowered rbc(3.6)scale starts at 3.8 to 5.10 with a hemaglobin at 12.Would a nasal spray help.Supplements aren't doing anything and I don't think my doctor is keen on injections. I'm always tired despite...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,That would depend how low your B12 was. Certainly Nascobal (B12 nasal gel) has been shown to be quite effective. Are you anemic? If you are a man, your hemoglobin is below the normal range of 14-18 g/dL. Read more »

deep clean ass with shower gel

Hi Sir, I have dildo, and I put shower gel on it and clean inside my ass. Is this harm?Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You use a dildo and shower gel to "deep clean" your ass??? Hmm . . . .Is it harmful? Probably not, but this is somewhat dependent on the size of your deep cleaner.Is Read more »

use of royal jelly in hiv positive

HIV AND DEPRESSED TAKING ATRIPLA.CAN I TAKE NATURAL ROYAL JELLY TO HELP W/SYMTOMS?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I don't know of any evidence that royal jelly is helpful for the symptoms of HIV infection, but it also should not interfere with your HAART. Read more »

What is better? Testosterone Injections or Gels?

I am currently on testosterone enanthate, one injection every two weeks. Is there an actual advantage to using testim, the gel? I have all options available to me.
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...If you are used to the injections, you may not feel the same "lift" by the gels. The injections cost around $80 a month compared to $1100 a month for Testim or Androgel. Some people argue that gels are Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Microbicides

...the way male and female condoms do. Some might be products women can use without their partners' knowledge. They will come in gels, foams, and creams. Some may take the form of a sponge or thin film that can be inserted with the fingers. Rings... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Indinavir (Crixivan)

...empty. This means taking indinavir two hours after eating, or one hour before eating. If you need to, you can eat dry toast with jelly and drink skim milk, juice, coffee, tea, or water with indinavir. Fat, protein, and high-calorie foods will... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Ritonavir comes in soft gel capsule, tablet, and liquid forms. All forms are taken by mouth and should be taken with food. To improve the taste... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...Testosterone Man-made testosterone has been studied as a treatment for lipodystrophy.Unfortunately, in a study of testosterone gel (AndroGel), it did not decreasevisceral fat. In fact, visceral fat increased and lipoatrophy in the arms andlegs... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

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Scared and need sum help....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...for a couple of minutes outside the room. When she or he came back i started oral. But when i started there was some kind of gel substance and it got inside my mouth. I stopped and asked what that was and he or she said that flavoured condoms... Read more »

HIV PREVENTION GEL

Posted by reparatur
...Need support and a snazzy name for HIV prevention gel... Microbicides gel or cream can stop the transmission of HIV and STD's. It's also women controlled and would therefore be ideal Read more »