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Treatment Options For HIV AIDS

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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive
Ask the Experts


I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...toxic than uncontrolled viral replication and its resultant inflammation.Widespread early treatment may not only be the best treatment option for the virally enhanced individual, but also have a secondary beneficial effect from a public health... Read more »


hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...number. Some people decide not to have treatment right away to see if the warts will go away on their own. When considering treatment options, you and your health care provider may take into account the size, location and number of warts, changes... Read more »


HI, My wife is HIV positive and was diagnosed in 2004. Her viral load was really high and CD4 levels were low. Now she is undectectable, but the CD4 levels have not reached over 200. They are as of right now about 120, my question is, how or what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation with adequate rest, sleep, nutrition and exercise, decreased stress, etc. Discuss expectations as well as all available treatment options with an HIV/AIDS specialist that you trust. Good luck! Dr. Bob Read more »

Treatment Options

Good afternoon- I'm trying to find scholarly information related to treatment of AIDS/HIV in the United States and Canada, are you able to assist me with locating various options for treatment? Additionally, information for poor patients would help....
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...If you have HIV infection, it would be best to establish a relationship with an "expert" in HIV management. That person would be able to provide Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Who Use Microbicides, Still Contract HIV Could End Up With Fewer Treatment Options Because of Resistance, Study Finds

... Women who use microbicides in an effort to protect themselves from HIV could end up with fewer treatment options if they contract the virus because of possible drug resistance, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of Read more »
The Body PRO

New Developments in HIV Drug Resistance and Options for Treatment-Experienced Patients

...Atazanavir Tenofovir The Impact of Emerging Resistance Mutations on Treatment Response The Impact of New Antiretrovirals on Treatment Options for Multidrug-Resistant Patients TMC114 TMC125 Conclusion/Closing Comments References... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Shows Nevirapine a New Treatment Option for HIV-Positive Infants

...inhibitor," from a more expensive protease inhibitor, Scientific American's " Observations " blog reports (Harmon, 9/7). So far, HIV treatment options for children in the developing world "have been limited by concerns over the possible... Read more »
Merck & Co., Inc.

Expanded Access Program for MK-0518, an Investigational HIV Integrase Inhibitor, Established for Patients With Limited Available Treatment Options

... Toronto -- A worldwide expanded access program for HIV/AIDS patients with limited or no treatment options was announced today by Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, N.J., U.S.A., with respect to its investigational HIV integrase Read more »
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HIV Treatment Option--Paid Study

Posted by JFletcher
...a paid research study with Men and Women Diagnosed with HIV-Positive to take part in our study and ONLY TALK about different treatment options. Your opinion counts, and we compensate for travel and time with $100 for approximately 60 mins of your... Read more »

AIDS Treatment Options

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...University's Graduate School of Journalism looking for New Yorkers living with AIDS to talk with me about the complexities of AIDS treatment options. I'd like to speak both with people considering cocktail therapy and those who have been under... Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...difficult to treat TB and HIV simultaneously, because TB meds interact with protease inhibitors, severely limiting a patient's HIV treatment options. Thus health care providers are forced to treat the TB first, and hope patients live long enough... Read more »