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Stopping Hiv Meds Supervised

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stopping HIV meds

what happens when a person stops taking HIV medications permanently?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...fully suppressed (undetectable). Once virus is shut down the body can start to recover and the CD4 cell count will increase. If meds are stopped, the virus will break out (will no longer be suppressed) and the viral load will come back up in the... Read more »

I stopped taking my HIV Meds

A series of misfortunes made me depressed and I also changed doctors. After my last doctors meeting... Read more »

Stop takeing hiv meds!

I been haveing terable nasea for well over a year I started hiv meds about 1 1/2 years ago. The... Read more »
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stopping hiv meds

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My doctor yesterday threw me for a loop when he asked me about stopping my meds. I have been HIV+ since 1989 with a viral load of 200 or under and a T cell count of over 1100. These numbers have remained relatively Read more »

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Posted by sbev1981
...found out that I had the virus my CD4 was 207 and my Viral Load was 13,000, which meant that I was immediately put on on HIV meds. After just 1 month of finding out that I was HIV positive my Viral Load Dropped to below -50 which means that I am... Read more »

People selling their hiv meds?

Posted by kev63, 1 Reply
Is it true that this goes on in N.Y. i read it but cant beleive thanks,an like where do these things take place,cant they stop it? Read more »

Just found out, husband stopped taking meds ...

Posted by Zaverolis, 2 Replies
...health wise since I've known him. 2 years ago, he was diagnosed with non hodgekins lymphoma. Prior to this, he was told he had AIDS and was taking aids meds since 2000. Now, I am thinking his lymphoma was misdiagnosed as AIDS for all these... Read more »