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Symptoms Of Aids Patient

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Fulyzaq (Crofelemer) to Relieve Symptoms of Diarrhea in HIV/AIDS Patients Taking Antiretroviral Therapy

On December 31, 2012, FDA approved Fulyzaq (crofelemer) to relieve symptoms of diarrhea in HIV/AIDS patients taking combination antiretroviral therapy. The recommended dose is one 125 mg delayed-release tablet taken orally two times a day, with or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DHEA May Reduce Depression Symptoms in HIV Patients

A new report suggests DHEA may alleviate the symptoms of minor depression in HIV-positive patients. DHEA, or dehydroepiandrosterone, is an unregulated steroid-like dietary supplement used by individuals for a variety of purposes, including to build... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Nationwide Survey Shows 80% of HIV-Positive Patients Report Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Chicago, Ill. -- Key findings of a national physician and patient survey conducted by the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC) demonstrate a strong link between HIV infection and the mental health of patients diagnosed with... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We don't use the term "Full Blown AIDS" anymore, because in reality there is no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had... Read more »

Post-acute stage: what symptoms can patient have?

After the acute symptoms (fever, etc.) which last for 1-2 weeks, what are the symptoms can a HIV-infected person have: will he likely begin to have symptoms an asymptomatic patient have, such as fatigue, headache, dazziness, nausea, and myalgia? Are...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
After the primary seroconversion syndrome resolves, most patients go back to feeling pretty normal. The symptoms that you list can occur during the course of asymptomatic HIV disease and some may be HIV-related, while others are not. BBBrian Boyle,... Read more »

Improving food intake in AIDS patients

How can i improve the food intake in AIDS patients...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Getting HIV infection under control with antiretrovirals, minimizing any stomach side effects of antiretrovirals, treating any GI conditions that are causing symptoms, increasing appetite with drugs like Marinol, getting help from a... Read more »

AIDS patient - CD4 count going down

Hi,My Father is an AIDS patient - he got diagnosed 3 years ago and was put on the following therapy (ziduvidine + lamivudine + neverapine). For the last 1 month, he has had high fever with no other symptoms - it has been fluctuating (103 to 99). He...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
I am sorry to hear your father is not well.The effectiveness of the ARV regimen can be best determined by the viral load. If his viral load is undetectable then the meds are suppressing the virus and the problem is elsewhere. If the Cd4 is... Read more »
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hiv negative aids symptoms

Posted by My3Cents, 2 Replies
Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia, or ICL, is an immunodeficiency syndrome in which human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, cannot be detected. Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to as... Read more »

would early ars symptoms be more present in a gastric by pass patient

Posted by azzuri81, 1 Reply
just wondering if anyone can anser would early synptoms appear more seriously in a gastric bypass patient? Read more »

patient assistance programs

Posted by douglass, 3 Replies
hey everybody- just wanted to let you know that there are some great patient assistance programs out there for alot of your hiv needs- for free meds go to your local social services office-for treatment of facial fat loss look up sculptra and... Read more »

Patiently Waiting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey everyone!
I just came back from getting tested for HIV! the wait is going to kill me, I am soooo scared. I have so much work that needs to be done and i can't do it until i get this off of my mind. Any words of wisdom? I'm going to ask you all to... Read more »