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Combination Medications

What Are Combination Medications? What Are PK Boosters? Combinations of Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Combinations of a Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor and Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Combinations With Protease Inhibitors Combinations With Integrase Inhibitors What Are Combination Medications? Combination medications are pills or tablets that contain more than one medication to fight HIV. They...
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Stopped smoking-V.L. shot up.

Whats up,I recently stopped smoking two or so months ago, when I did my blood work just last week, My V. Load shot up nearly a 1,000 points and my liver showed signs of unsteady rest. The Doctors have asked me if I've been sick, and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There is no association with quitting smoking and rising HIV viral loads. None whatsoever! I don't know what you meant when you said your "liver showed signs of unsteady rest." I would assume your liver function tests were... Read more »

Flu Shot and HIV Test

Doctor how long after I have had a flu shot should I wait to take the HIV test ?Will my flu shot affect the test at al l ?thank you....
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
There should be no problems with HIV test interpretation after flu vaccination.MH... Read more »

The Shot For HIV

I have a 20 year old daughter, born with HIV. Recently her body is showing resistance to her medications. She is alergic to Sulfa medications, which I know complicate things. She is also has had a hard time swollowing pills. The result not taking...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Mom in NY and thanks for posting.I'm sorry to hear about your daughter's difficult situation. A first comment is to make sure that her healthcare provider is very experienced with HIV medications and drug resistance. A compilation... Read more »

The Shot For HIV

I wrote the other day, but am again. I have a 20 year old daughter, that is HIV+, she has been having a hard time taking pills. Choked several times. We now have her on some liquid, but only one Kelatra, the after taste is bad, and makes her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.I'm sorry your daughter is having such a difficult time. The only self-injectable antiretroviral medication currently available is Fuzeon, an HIV entry inhibitor. However, I would not recommend this medication for your daughter, as it is... Read more »
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flu shot

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
I had a flu shot back in September...would that screw up my HIV tests??? Read more »

ANTIBODY TESTING WILL BE REPLACED

Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON, 3 Replies
I think almost every doctor is really excited with how fast technology is moving in the hiv diagnostic area,real time pcr testing will i think eventually replace the boring antibody testing procedure.as we all know viral load testing,and dna pcr... Read more »

tetanus shot

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know or could find out if having a tetanus shot 1 week after a possible hiv exposure could prolong the window period.Ive ask many people and no one can give me a straight answer,I was hoping one of you with contact with a hiv expert ... Read more »

Flu shots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just wondered, is there any connection to HIV appearing in the system after receiving a flu shot? I never had any problems with my health until I had a flu shot for the first time. Then within two or three months, I was having chronic yeast... Read more »