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Shingles Starting Treatment & Queen Issues (SHINGLES AND HIV, 2009) (WHEN TO START ANTIRETROVIRAL TREATMENT, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, Three weeks ago I came down with Shingles. A small patch on the back of my neck and a little across my chest all on the left side. I went to my local GP and he gave me Valtrex ( the 7 day shingle pack)Since then the pain has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
G'day Aussie Drew,Relax mate! Approximately 95% of healthy adults are seropositive for varicella zoster virus (VZV), the virus that causes shingles. Of this 95%, about 5% of healthy adults develop zoster (shingles). The risk for those of us... Read more »

itching from shingles

What meds can I apply to stop the itch of shingles. I've already taken my 5 day antibiotic... Read more »

shingles soreness

How or what do I do to get rid f the soreness with the shingles?.Please help asap! I'm dying!... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drugs Sold Over the Counter Fuel HIV in India

Injection drug users (IDUs) in India are easily circumventing prescription laws for pain medications and sedatives, resulting in an informal market that is raising HIV risks, UNAIDS reported recently. Though by law many painkillers and sedatives... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ahead of G-8, Moscow Raises Profile of AIDS Epidemic as Experts Eye Regional Solution

Russia, the host nation of this week's G-8 meeting, has been paying more attention to its AIDS epidemic after a long period of official silence. Experts say the St. Petersburg G-8 meeting, which China and India will also attend, presents a prime... Read more »
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Not a HIV topic, but I am sad.

Posted by sadface, 8 Replies
Hi family,
Well, I got some disturbing news today. My friends son killed himself. He was 25. He hung himself, I guess he was pretty intoxicated when he did it. It makes my heart just ache so bad for his mom, dad and little brother. WHY WHY WHY??... Read more »

OraQuick

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
Fortune Examines Challenges for Over-the-Counter Approval of OraQuick Oral HIV Test

May 17, 2006

Fortune magazine in its May 29 edition examines the challenges OraSure Technologies faces in obtaining FDA approval for over-the-counter sales of its... Read more »

got my results today

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello,

My last visit on this board.
My test came out negative. For those who have shared my fear and answered my letters:
Thank you very, very much. For the support, and the story's I read of all the people here. It's a good thing. You can always
talk... Read more »

Tongue infection - ouch!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi all-
I've got a nasty infection under my tongue, and am taking an antibiotic for it. In the meantime, it's very painful and is keeping me from eating. Anyone have any suggestions for something that might help? Ibuprofen makes it a bit more... Read more »