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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...taking HIV therapy. More study needs to tease out its risk factors and to find screening tools to help predict and manage the condition. The symptoms are also found in HIV-negative people. However, this publication provides an overview of IRIS within the context of HIV disease. It presents ways to assess your risk and identify the condition. What Is Inflammation? Inflammation means to put on fire , and it's a complex response that...
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Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively Aware) magazine. It was titled, "Is it all in your head?" Since I have been diagnosed now being over 16 years, I have been finding myself depressed, mood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...life-shattering dementia is rare," said HIV neurology expert Scott Letendre from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) in an overview presented at CROI. However, he added, a large number of people with HIV continue to experience mild... Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your question.The recommendations were based on the finding that loweing the viral load will indeed lessen the risk of transmission of HIv but may not eliminate it.Studies that examined men on HAART with undetectable viral loads in their... Read more »

HIV Transmission while on HAART

I just read an article on The Body titled "Swiss experts say individuals with undetectable viral load and no STI cannot transmit HIV during sex".(http://www.aidsmap.com/en/news/4E9D555B-18FB-4D56-B912-2C28AFCCD36B.asp)I was diagnosed positive last...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hepatitis, herpes ( even when using condoms ). Risk of getting killed by drunk driver, motorcyles..etc. etc. Just a good solid overview of how anyone should assess the risk they take in everyday life versus how they might be taking a risk having... Read more »

HIV protease inhibitors

Could you tell me the spectrum of activity and the mechanism of resistance for the antimicrobial HIV protease inhibitors (Ex: Indinavir)and do they work with gram positve/gram negative bacteria. What bacteria does it work against. Or what sites I...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...The HIV protease inhibitor selectively blocks the protease enzyme and prevents an infected cell from producing infectious HIV. Resistance develops Read more »
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HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...to fight HIV keeps growing. This is good news,but it can also make it difficult to figure out what's what. Use this HIV drugsoverview to find basic information on all of the Food and Drug Administration(FDA)-approved HIV drugs, such as: ... Read more »
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An Overview of Aptivus (Tipranavir)

tip-RAN-na-veer --> Brand Name: Aptivus Other Name(s): TPV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Tipranavir, also known as TPV or Aptivus, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs work by blocking protease, a... Read more »
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An Overview of Reyataz (Atazanavir)

...of HIV's RNA genetic material, a new virus particle is assembled. When atazanavir is present, however, it interferes with the HIV protease enzyme and stops the processing of viral proteins, thereby preventing more virus particles from being made.... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

FOS-am-pren-a-veer Brand Name: Lexiva Other Name(s): Fosamprenavir calcium, GW 433908, GW433908, Telzir, VX 175, f-APV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Fosamprenavir, also known as Lexiva, is a type of medicine called a protease... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

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 »