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Topical Medications To Treat Shingles

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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

... What Is Shingles? Shingles and HIV How Is It Transmitted? How Is Shingles Treated? Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox (varicella zoster virus). Like other herpes viruses, the varicella-zoster
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Shingles with past "low risk" exposures (SHINGLES, 2010)

Thanks for reading my question, by the looks of your site you are all VERY busy. My concern is this. I am a 43yo male who has had exposures in my recent past with guys, oral only. I usually just recieve, but on occasion have given. I have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The vast majority of cases of shingles have absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS. See below. Regarding your HIV test results, the CDC guidelines indicate HIV-antibody Read more »

Should I be taking any medication for shingles?

Hi, Thank you for any help you may provide. I was recently diagnosed as being HIV+. My T-cell count is around 680. I have recently been feeling some itching which led to scabbing on my buttocks. My inner thighs had the same blisters which now...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...definitive diagnosis. So, contact your doctor and have her or him examine your rash. Then we can talk about the appropriate medical treatment.BY Read more »

Shingles=HIV ? (SHINGLES, 2009)

Hi,i'm 24 and was diagnosed w/ shingles after I developed a small circular rash on my shoulder. I got tested for HIV the same day but I feel like these are longest 2 weeks of my life. I haven't been sick nor have I had any abnormal female...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Does a routine case of shingles mean HIV??? No. A routine case of shingles means a routine case of shingles and nothing more. See below.Dr. Bobplease dr bob.. Read more »

should I start med with 8ooo vdl (WHEN TO START TREATMENT, 2009)

I have been recently diagnose hiv My wife tested neg I would like to know should I begin med now with vidal 856 or waituntil they go down
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I've addressed this topic numerous times. See below.Dr. BobTired (WHEN TO START TREATMENT, 2009)May 31, 2009 Hi Dr Bob. 2 weeks ago i had a routine blood test whch gave low neutrophile counts 1.200 X mm3 an d low Read more »
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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...altered HIV can multiply even in the presence of anti-HIV medications that would normally kill the virus. One or more drugs in a treatment regimen may become ineffective as a result of drug resistance. Drug resistance testing: laboratory... Read more »
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Combination Medications

...than one medication in a single pill. These combinations are referred to as fixed-dose combinations, or FDCs. The first FDC to treat HIV was Combivir by ViiV Healthcare. Combivir contains two nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors.... Read more »
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Medical Appointments

...of the Time Be sure you show up for your appointments! That's the only way your doctor can make sure you're getting the best treatment to maintain your health. If you arrive late for your appointment, you can throw off the office schedule for the... Read more »
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Cat's Claw (Uña de Gato)

...function. However, a patent isnot the same thing as approval by the Food and DrugAdministration. Keplinger has used cat's claw to treat somepeople with herpes or HIV. Other research showed that cat's claw also contains differentkinds of... Read more »
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Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
...My doctor says they are helping me but he has not gone through the continuous pain!!..and my t-cells are dropping. Would you treat?? I hope I do not scare everybody/Regards. this is the kind of stuff that makes the worried well, well worried Read more »

30 months ?

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... Entire Site Articles/Fact Sheets Ask the Experts Conference Coverage Strategies for Treatment- Experienced HIVers Choosing Your Meds Drug Resistance and Staying Undetectable Fatigue and Anemia Fusion Inhibitors Read more »

this is what freaks me out

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...LYMPH NODE IN MY BODY IS ENLARGED AS WELL AS MY SPLEEN. I tested negative for toxoplasmosis and CMV. lOCAL DOCTORS WILL NOT TREAT ME WITHOUT MORE EVIDENCE. WHAT SHOULD I DO????? julio Stop assuming you have HIV (you don't) and let the doctors... Read more »

does any one know where to send blood

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 6 Replies
I need to know if anyone knows where to get tested for type O and N or any other weird strains of HIV I have many symptoms but continue to test negative even though I have stuff like persistent oral thrush, OHL Epstein bar low testosterone vitamin ... Read more »