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Remedies For Menorrhagia

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AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line What Are Side Effects? Side effects are what a drug does to you that you don't want itto do. Medications are prescribed for a specific purpose, suchas to control HIV. Anything else the drug does is a side effect. Some side effects are mild, like a slight headache. Others, likeliver...
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HIV and menstruation

Hi Dr. Bob,Hope you are well! Obviously this isn't something that you can share direct knowledge about but figured I'd give it a go anyway. I've read in quite a few places that for women with HIV some of the first problems show as gynecologial...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with normal menstruation. Antiretroviral agents may also contribute to abnormal bleeding; for example, one case series reported heavy menstrual bleeding associated with full-dose ritonavir (Norvir) in a small sample of young women.Menstrual... Read more »

HI DOC, HOW YA DOING???

Dear Doc, How are you? Doc, I just think you are one of the most facinating person on earth. I thank you so much for being there for us even though you have so much on your plate. This is the situation, I recieved oral sex from an hiv positive...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried and Depressed,Repeatedly negative HIV tests out to six months from the time of your last potential exposure are considered to be definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Whatever is causing your symptoms, one... Read more »

Echinacea and other herbal remedies

I received a vague warning to watch out for herbal remedies and was told that, for instance, echinacea may interfere with the effectiveness of HIV medication. Can you confirm that, and, are there other herbal remedies that have been proven to reduce...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Echinacea can usually be taken with most HIV regimens. St John's wort and garlic are 2 commonly used herbal remedies that have been shown to decrease the levels of some HIV medications through interaction with liver enzymes. Most herbal remedies... Read more »

Homeopathic & herbal remedies

hello. i'm 25 y.o., hiv & hbv +. I am soon to begin meds because, while my hiv numbers have been good, my hep b viral load has shot up as have my liver functions. My question to you is, are there any supplements or homeopathic remedies, herbs...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Unlikely that any of these purported remedies will work. Make sure that your HIV regimen also includes meds that have activity against HBV, so both viruses can be treated at the same time. No good data that I am aware of that ozone therapy makes any... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide... Read more »
Project Inform

Towards a Healthy Liver

Introduction Your Liver Get Informed Make Lifestyle Changes Get a Vaccine Keep Up With Your Health Care Know the Symptoms and Causes Eat Well and Exercise Medicines Vitamins and Herbs Herbs to Avoid ... Read more »
Project Inform

Building a Cooperative Doctor/Patient Relationship

Introduction For the Patient ... For the Doctor ... If Disagreements Occur ... Introduction A positive HIV-antibody test or an AIDS diagnosis changes many aspects of a person's life, including the kind of relationship they may... Read more »
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Family frustrations

Posted by eleniel, 4 Replies
All week i've been forced to interact with people...work, classes, meetings, etc. It's been a few weeks since I have had any time to myself that wasn't spent sleeping or using the bathroom. I finally get a day off and my family decides to go on a... Read more »

Natural remedies? Not on meds yet....

Posted by cassiusp, 8 Replies
Not yet on meds, still have a decent T cell count. Started taking Korean Ginseng. NAC, ST Johns Wort and Lysine (collagen, I am a little paranoid about wrinkles :) ) and a good multivit. Oh and plan to start breathing meditations with my BF (he... Read more »

breast milk remedy

Posted by kenya, 1 Reply
guys, i was having this wild idea. if continous exposure of breastmilk to a baby can cause hiv; what if, you are hiv+ and take breast milk-meaning exposure in low doses. wouldnt that help develop an individuals immunity? reactions!!! Read more »

Amazing Simple Home Remedies

Posted by daisey6205, 4 Replies
1. If you are choking on an ice cube, don't panic. Simply pour a cup of boiling water down your throat and presto! The blockage will be almost instantly removed. 2. Clumsy? Avoid cutting yourself while slicing vegetables by getting ... Read more »