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Steps To Staying Healthy Living With Hiv

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Get the Facts
AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...infected with the virus that causes AIDS, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). There is no cure for HIV disease, but there are treatments that help keep the disease under control. Many people with HIV infection live a long and healthy life. No one can predict how long it may take to develop any symptoms of HIV disease. When you first find out that you have HIV, you'll need to adjust to this change in your life. Family members or friends...
Ask the Experts

husband hiv wife not do i stay or go

how does one comes to terms with this situation. Husband a white man living in africa.. has been sleeping around,can only persume with local africa girls.... admitted to me that he is hiv positive...he is in contact with these africa girls that are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Whether you stay or go, only you can decide. The important thing is to protect your HIV-negative status by not allowing yourself to be put at risk sexually.Couples counseling may help you decide if you should stay Read more »

negative top with poz bottom, can meds help me stay negative?

I am a hiv negative top in a relationship with a positive bottom. Are there any medical trials currently available that are researching the possibility of meds helping me stay negative while having unprotected anal sex?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Reappraisal Reveals a Turning Point in the PandemicBy Bob Frascino, M.D. December 28, 2010As an action-packed year for the HIV/AIDS community draws to a close, takes stock of 2010 in a new series of articles, "HIV/AIDS Year in Review:... Read more »

HIV and blood-test results- Any health tips to stay healthy?

Dear Dr.Vergel,Im 37. Ive been HIV positive since April 2007, so far not on meds, but my latest CD4 count and a regular blood test results showed that something is going on?! CD4 count fell from 640(34%) in February, to 395 (30%) in June. Some other...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...hepatitis A or B, ask your doctor about getting vaccinated against them.See a dentist twice a year. The first signs that your HIV infection is getting worse often appear in the mouth.See your doctor every 3 months. This will allow your doctor to... Read more »

Staying healthy

I have just got my first set of blood work back and the results were pretty good cd4 is 680 and viral load is 16,000.I got another set taken yesterday. I was wondering if there is a holistic way to keep my viral load down and cd4 up. I take a multi...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...We have a general understanding of the means by which HIV leads to the progressive depletion of the immune system. There is a triad of intrinsic viral factors, genetically determined Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...ART is how well it works. There is no cure for AIDS and ART won't get rid of HIV infection, but it can help you live a full, healthy life. ART can also make it very unlikely that you will pass HIV infection to your partner. If you maintain an... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Table of Contents The Basics The HIV Lifecycle Approved HIV Drugs Combining HIV Drugs The Bottom Line The Basics HIV drugs cannot cure HIV but they Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...positive pregnancy. Let your doctor know that guidelines exist for the care of HIV positive women during pregnancy. CATIE (Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange, or 1-800-263-1638) can direct your doctor to the most... Read more »
Project Inform

Making Decisions About Therapies

...vulnerability and hopes of people who are frightened and make a pretty penny in doing so. For more information, read How to Identify AIDS Fraud . Get Informed! Learn About HIV Disease and Your Treatment Options! A key to... Read more »
Connect With Others

Stay away from Adam4adam

Posted by gqman119, 2 Replies
...Thats how I met people supposedly negative who gave me HIV. Boy, if I could turn back time. But Im living and believing i will be ok and live a long life. Please advise your friends Read more »

Books - Newly Diagnosed

Posted by strong3, 3 Replies
...So I'm a 25 gay male newly diagnosed with HIV. Was wondering if anyone could recommend any books? I'm looking for stories, personal experiences, inspiring, etc. Thanks :-) Read more »

Trying to stay hopeful, symptoms unfolding?

Posted by countingdays, 4 Replies
Day 13. Now I am really wigging out. Spent most of the day away from the web, away from symptoms, speculation, and misinformation. Tonight, bilateral lymph node swelling in my neck, just above my collarbone and along the neck as well. Visible. ... Read more »

Staying or Falling in Love: After being diagnosed

Posted by Kaitee, 7 Replies
...My diagnosis came to me in an interesting way. I had been seeing a guy almost a month when I had found out I was HIV+. We met and our feelings developed rather rapidly. We were very open and honest about our feelings and found each other had Read more »