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Pain Relief For Vaginal Ulcer

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Women and HIV

...control methods do not protect against HIV. Women who use intravenous drugs should not share equipment. Women should discuss vaginal problems with their health care provider, especially yeast infections that don't go away or vaginal ulcers (sores). These could be signs of HIV infection. Women planning pregnancy should seek care prior to becoming pregnant to ensure good health and assess their HIV status.
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PAIN RELIEF

My brother is currently taking Atazanivir, Ritonavir and Tenoforir. He was on Abacavir but had to be stopped as he had a bad reaction and they also stopped him on Viread as he developed pain in his feet last summer. It started off quite mild and...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Your brother is suffering from peripheral neuropathy. There are other medications that may be helpful, such as carbamazepine or amitriptyline. A conversation with the doctor about the other treatment options should be helpful. Read more »

Pain relief

hi doctors,thanks for providing this service for us. My question is about pain relief from neuropathy in my feet and hands. I've known I was hiv positive for over three years and am taking sustiva , combivir, ziagen, neurontin, elavil , and roxicet...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Peripheral neuropathy can be very painful, and I am sorry that you are having these symptoms. You are already taking two medications which can help- Neurontin and amitriptyline. Severe pain may require narcotics on an ongoing basis. The advantage... Read more »

Chronic Waist Pain

I work in an oil company as the HSE and my job is to make reports and go to the field when need be.It's closer to 3yrs now that I have been witnessing this pain.I have used all kinds of tablets and pain relief to no avail.When I run,play table...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
What is your HIV situation and which HIV meds are you taking (this forum addresses side effects of HIV meds)? KH Read more »

Can't Go on Like This - Please Answer!

Hi Dr. Bob,Kerouac guy here. Well, as you know I tested negative at 191 days after two incidents of unprotected insertive vaginal encounters. Relief? I wish. Molluscum, tinea rash, folliculitis, dermatitis, mouth ulcers, a NEVERENDING burning...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Kerouac Guy,Are you back again?1.Yes, of course it's possible. In fact that's exactly what's happened. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.2.Yes, of course, and most likely that's exactly what it was. 3.Stop chasing a disease you could not... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...supplements.Their effectiveness has not been proven in large studies, although some verysmall studies have reported benefit in pain relief. They can also be costly andvary in quality between manufacturers. Discuss supplements with your... Read more »
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The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

What Is PEPFAR? Drug Approval 5-Year Goals, Progress and Budgets The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... 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 »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

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Just married, could this be HIV?

Posted by peezy, 3 Replies
Here's what happened and susequent symptoms. Friday night we went to a stip club. My buddies bought me lap dance after lap dance. Many of the girls there got extremely close, sucking on my neck, nipples, ears, chest, stomach and letting me do the... Read more »