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Sexual Dysfunction After Diagnosis

Please excuse the length of this question, but I'm at the end of my rope.At the end of March, I was diagnosed HIV+. After waiting several days for an appointment and the last lab results to trickle in, my doctor put me on Atripla. I have been on it...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...common in men and likely more common in HIV+ men. Have you had a discussion with your HIV provider about this. Have you had your testosterone levels checked? Have you tried any of the Viagra like drugs prescribed by your doctor (dose adjust... Read more »

pre-diagnosis nutrition

Dr. Bob,If I'm currently in the "window period" for possible HIV infection, would restructuring my... Read more »

Does 13% CD4 (< 14%) give me an AIDS diagnosis? (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009)

This site has really been my best source of information and education and for that I am very... Read more »
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Somatic Symptoms: Mental Health Approach and Differential Diagnosis

...count with a differential   Metabolic assessment Muscle enzyme elevations Abnormal hormonal levels (especially testosterone levels) Electrolyte imbalances Liver enzyme elevations Thyroid dysfunction Vitamin deficiencies,... Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...ever been. It's completely possible for many people with HIV to live their lives no differently than they had before their diagnosis (although healthier living becomes more important, and having safer sex is always critical). However, because... Read more »
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"It Took a Piece of Me:" Initial Responses to a Positive HIV Diagnosis by Caribbean People in the UK

...the news that they are HIV-positive, and none have focused on Caribbean people, the study authors explained. To examine HIV diagnosis experiences and their immediate aftermath, the researchers performed semi-structured interviews of 25... Read more »
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An Algorithm for Tuberculosis Screening and Diagnosis in People With HIV

...with HIV. In some countries, up to 50 percent of these patients die during TB treatment, usually within two months of the TB diagnosis. Delayed diagnosis is probably a significant contributor to high mortality, an international team of... Read more »
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...We are currently casting for the eighth season of Mystery Diagnosis. We profile stories of people dealing with rare medical conditions or diseases who have struggled to find a diagnosis, and have Read more »

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...girls/women of more or less the same age as me, or who got infected at the same age. I'm infected since june last year, but got the diagnosis at the beginning of this year (not a very happy newyear...!). You can contact me in English, Dutch,... Read more »

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Sex after diagnosis

Posted by efive, 3 Replies
I have a question I would like the answer to (if anyone knows) before my next doctor's appointment. If you're on meds and have sex with another positive person, what is the level of danger that you might acquire a resistant form of the virus? Read more »