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Treatment Options For HIV And AIDS

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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

... Terms Used in This Fact Sheet AIDS: acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. AIDS is the most severe stage of HIV infection. People infected with HIV are diagnosed with AIDS when their CD4 count falls below 200 cells/mm 3 or if they develop an AIDS-defining illness (an illness that is very unusual in someone who is not HIV positive).
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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 »


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 »


They say minimum 5 years for hiv to turn into aids, without any treatment.Say my friend was living with hiv in her body for 4 years, and suddenly found out. would it be too late to get HIV treatment?So she can live a long life?Or is it too late cuz...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...for your friend to start effective HIV treatment and have her health protected-she needs to see an HIV specialist to discuss treatment options. KH Read more »


My daughter of 15 has recently been diagnosed. Unfortunately, she is suffering from swollen glands in her neck and also her liver and spleen are also swollen. What can I give her? Her Doctor is aware and not has prescribed any meds. She feels...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that has experience treating adolescents. That specialist will be able to specifically address all of your concerns and discuss treatment options. If you are having difficulty locating an HIV/AIDS specialist and live in the U.S., try the American... 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 »


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 »

HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...of age. The Ryan Center has been at the forefront of community health care and is dedicated to making the most up-to-date treatment options available to its patients. The HIV Clinical Care Coordinator will ensure the delivery of integrated... Read more »