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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Is Common in HAART-Experienced Patients; Several HIV- and Antiretroviral-Related Factors May Play Role

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: "Virological and Immunological Outcomes at 3 Years After Starting Antiretroviral Therapy with Regimens Containing Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor, Protease Inhibitor, or Both in INITIO: Open-Label Randomized Trial"

HIV morbidity and mortality have been greatly reduced by antiretroviral therapy, yet the best sequence of regimens and implications of initial regimen for long-term therapeutic success are not well defined. In INITIO -- a large international... Read more »
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Immune Suppression While on Antiretroviral Therapy Predicts Risk of Non-Opportunistic Diseases

One of the biggest surprises of the SMART trial (also known as the S trategies for M anagement of A nti- R etroviral T herapy trial), which was first presented during the 13th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2006)... Read more »
Ask the Experts

non-HSV1, non-HSV2 herpes coinfections, valtrex, and hiv viral load

I am hiv positive and I do NOT have HSV-1 or HSV-2 as confirmed by negative serology tests and lack of symptoms in clinical presentation. I was prescribed a 10-day course of Valtrex for treatment of what my physician thought to be an atypical...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I don't have any experience with Valtrex suppression of non-HSV infections in HIV-infected patients. For HSV suppression, most of our patients are on acyclovir or Valtrex and both of these medications work quite well. Your situation is somewhat... Read more »

Long-term non-progressor of HIV+

I have been living with HIV since 1982, diagnosed with GRID through an Epidemiology Study. Since then, and to today, I remain antiretroviral-free, with largely stable t-cell counts in the 400-500 range. Over the past year, my viral load has been...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
First of all, I would not describe you as a long-term nonprogressor. You do indeed have signs and symptoms related to your HIV disease, and a substantial viral load. Two bouts of pneumonia within a year satisfies one of the case definitions for... Read more »

Is this possible,when wife has HIV positive and Husband will be non HIV.

HI Sir/madamMy wife has HIV Positive tested in 2000,(which i did not know)but we have got married in 2002, i am having sex with her from one year without using condom.Few day's back i had Fungal infection on my penis and i had sex with her...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
To answer your first question, there is always a risk of infection; however, HIV is less commonly transmitted from a woman to a man. You should be tested for HIV. WIthout antiretroviral therapy, about 25% of HIV positive women transmit the virus to... Read more »

About HIV Non reactive

Dear sir,My name is Raju i am suffering with sinus problem doctor suggested me to test HIV antibodies test in the blood that result is non reactive i tested 6 times for the last 4 years it gave non reactive result but i am suffering with sinus and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This particular forum is exclusively for discussion of the side effects of HIV treatment (antiretroviral therapy).... Read more »
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long-term non-progressors

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Looking for long-term nonprogressors to be interviewed for a story in POZ magazine. You must have had HIV for 10 years or more, never dipped below 500 CD4 cells, and taken no antiretroviral therapy. We are specifically looking for nonprogressors who... Read more »

Article on Non-progressors

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Looking for long-term nonprogressors to be interviewed for a story in POZ magazine. You must have had HIV for 10 years or more, never dipped below 500 CD4 cells, and taken no antiretroviral therapy. We are specifically looking for nonprogressors who... Read more »

Non-Progressive HIV?

Posted by Carrie, 1 Reply
My boyfriend was told by his dr today that he has a type called Non-Progressive HIV. He didn't get alot of info on it right now though.

Is anyone else familiar with this? Read more »