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Tips For Remembering To Take HIV Pills

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The Well Project

Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

... Table of Contents Strong Drugs to Fight HIV The Importance of Adherence Starting and Choosing HIV Drugs Barriers to Adherence for Women Overcoming Barriers Adherence Tips Finding Support Strong Drugs to Fight HIV The many advances in HIV treatment in the past 20 years have led to theapproval of 25 drugs that
Ask the Experts

hope to remember me

dear d.r barbara. i want thank u for every thing and i hope u remember me. i was on 3 viruses C & B & HIV in 2008. i treated from B & C 2 years ago and all my labs till now negative ( zero ). i begane my meds for hiv 4 months ago ( truvada +...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I am sorry if I don't remember your situation exactly because I get hundreds of letters all the time. I think you are on an excellent combination of medications 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 you live, though. Access and guidelines change in different countries.I would also keep in mind the different health tips I list here:Drink lots of water and avoid sodas and fruits juices (eat fruit instead, you need the fiber.) Monitor... Read more »

remember me?

hi drI am the person who had gone to the gyne for a visit in a third world country and wrote in about hiv riskswell I went back to the clinic and the dr was very nice and explained to me the sterilization process and that all equipment comes from a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're welcome and thank you for taking the time to write in with this update.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

RN stuck with HIV infected blunt tip needle

A couple of days ago I was re-flushing an emergently placed central line on an HIV + patient with a metal blunt tipped needle. (same needle used to flush another port)The syringe had some blood in it. I missed the injection port and stuck the distal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It is difficult for me to totally evaluate the degree of risk associated with your occupational exposure to HIV without additional information, such as the severity of the wound, source patient's viral load, extent of the exposure to tainted... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...symptoms of MCMD. A more serious condition called HIV-associated dementia (HAD) is much rarer, especially since effective HIV drugs have become available. HAD typically occurs in less than 2% of HIV-positive people and generally when the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...potential side effects and interactions. Doctor Crixivan (indinavir) was approved for use with other antiretroviral drugs for HIV infection in 1996. While this drug did provide a high degree of virologic suppression when used in several... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...levels of the drug in the blood than the capsule. There is a great potential for interactions between itraconazole and many anti-HIV drugs. For more information, read Project Inform's publication, Drug Interactions . Fungizone (amphotericin B)... Read more »
The Well Project


...HIV-positive population. Unfortunately, this is one problem that has not gotten better since people started using combinations of HIV drugs. Many factors can cause diarrhea. Some of these include: HIV virus damaging the gut (intestines) --... Read more »
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This Christmas will be a Christmas to remember

Posted by Sugar_Marley, 6 Replies
I'm writing this thread hoping to reach me or someone, anyone who might read this. I tested Positive for HIV on December 24th 2009 at 12:28 pm in the afternoon. I had made an appointment to go to the clinic hoping that a 20 minuet rapid test would... Read more »

Top Ten tips for banishing HIV WOES

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...People with HIV are often risk-takers, otherwise we wouldnt have ended up with this condition. So dont be afraid to move on. Remember: the greatest risk in life is to take no risk at all. Read more »

Broken Angel1 - Remember Pandora's box

Posted by BritRoger, 1 Reply
...Angel Remember Pandora's box ?. Hope is all we need. I have seen you on the other boards, Thanks again. Rog Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Folks, remember - when consulting a doctor regarding HIV: Make sure to talk to an HIV specialist, or a doctor who is very knowledgealbe about Read more »