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Alternative and Complementary Therapies

Sometimes this information is truly not available. However, if it seems like people don't want to answer your questions, be extra careful. You might be dealing with a health fraud. See Fact Sheet 206 , How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud, for more information. Why Aren't There More Studies of Alternative Therapies? Alternative therapies aren't always designed to treat a particular illness: Some alternative therapies treat the whole person, not an...
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Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello JC,The interaction of HIV disease and syphilis is complex, to say the least. Without a much more detailed history, review of your laboratory studies and the benefit of a physical examination, it will be difficult for me to provide very... Read more »

alternative therapies

First Dr. Boyle, I honor your knowledge. I tho have seen proof of alternative therapies such as elizabeth Targs study of prayer for AIDs patients and it showed remarkable results http://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/9607/13/nfm/healing/ I myself feel it is...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

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

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Even though I thought is was pretty clear, let me clarify my position. Regarding the therapies of which you speak, I am agnostic. My review of the literature does not indicate that many have been proven to be effective, and on the other hand, there... Read more »

Herbal Alternative therapy

Dear Dr. Wohl,Please, Please, Please Help! I am confused.I had started on an alternative therapy (herbal medication) on 23.09.2002 and had CD4 and VL done. Within one week of starting medication, I noticed dramatic improvements to myself. I started...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
HiI am glad you are feeling well as that is of greatest importance. Your numbers seem to indicate that things are going well. Your CD4 cell count remains high by absolute and CD4 percent values. Similarly, your viral load while not very low, is... Read more »

Thanks RE: Supportive vs Alternative Therapy

Dr Bob!"a week's worthy of detention with Dolores Umbridge"...A Doctor AND a masochist, so much becomes clear... {wink}He he he, thanks for answering my question about "unproven complementary therapy," {I like that,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually I would be a masochist if I put myself in detention with Dolores, but since I was sending you, that would make me a sadist! But come on, things could be much more painful than that. I could have made you Dubya's elocution coach. Now... Read more »
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Alternative Therapies?

Posted by Anonymous
I have created an internet discussion forum for those who are interested in how alternative therapies can be included in the treatment regimen of those living with HIV or AIDS. It is my hope that there is a need for such a site and that it shall... Read more »

Alternative Therapies?

Posted by Anonymous
I have created an internet discussion forum for those who are interested in sharing information about how alternative therapies can be included in the treatment regimen of those living with HIV or AIDS. It is my hope that there is a need for such a... Read more »

Alternative Therapies?

Posted by Anonymous
I have created an internet discussion forum for those who are interested in sharing information about how alternative therapies can be included in the treatment regimen of those living with HIV or AIDS. It is my hope that there is a need for such a... Read more »

Alternative Therapies?

Posted by Anonymous
I have created an internet discussion forum for those who are interested in sharing information about how alternative therapies can be included in the treatment regimen of those living with HIV or AIDS. It is my hope that there is a need for such a... Read more »