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Trouble Urinating Sign Of Seroconversion

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HIV and Kidney Disease

Why Should People With HIV Care About Kidney Disease? What Is Normal Kidney Function? How Do I Know if There Are Problems With My Kidneys? What Are The Risk Factors For Kidney Disease? HIV Medications and the Kidneys Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation The Bottom Line Why Should People With HIV Care About Kidney Disease? HIV disease can cause kidney failure due to HIV infection of kidney cells. This is known as...
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Can I quit PEP early?

I was the btm in a man/man sexual experience. The condom busted and he did climax inside me. He assured me he was negative but I obviously have no proof and it was a one night stand so I cannot find him to get him tested. My doc put me on PEP...how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A full course of PEP is a full 28 days. If you're having trouble tolerating your medications, talk to the HIV specialist following your case. There are often ways we can mitigate the drug side effects. If necessary, we can even switch regimens.... Read more »

seroconversion delay

Could large amounts of oral vitamin C 50-80 grams per day, plus essential amino acids glutamine, cyctene (nac) trytophan (niacin)and selenium as well as a lot of vitamins A,all the B's and 2000 E and zinc per day delay seroconversion. I was tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Vitamins and minerals will not affect HIV test results or change the duration of the window period. I should also mention that excessive vitamin and mineral supplementation is doing nothing for you medically except turning your pee a pretty... Read more »

Autoimmune disorders delaying seroconversion (AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS AND DELAYED SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, You are the man! Can autoimmune disorders delay seroconversion of HIV? Should people with autoimmune disorders test beyond the 3 month window period? What types of autoimmune disorders could cause a false negative outside of the 3 month...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This question comes up frequently for unclear reasons as it is not really a problem. See below and stop worrying, OK?Dr. BobLUPUS AND HIV TESTINGApr 18, 2008 Hello Could you please tell me whether a negative Elisa test at 3 months is conclusive... Read more »

seroconversion

Hello, and thanks for the great work you are doing!My partner has been diagnosed with hiv last month. He was exposed to the virus in february, had a rather nasty acute retroviral illness (lasting 1 week).He's viral load is 55,000 and cd4 450.I was...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Marko, thanks for your post.I'm not sure from what you write about when your partner's labs were drawn in relation to his expousre, but note that a CD4 count of 450 is not low, it's normal.You are correct that CD4s tend to decline, then rise in the... Read more »
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An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

STAV-yoo-deen Brand Name: Zerit Other Name(s): BMY-27857, Estavudina, d4T Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Stavudine, also known as Zerit or d4T, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse... Read more »
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Indinavir (Crixivan)

What Is Indinavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Indinavir? Indinavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy... Read more »
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An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

em-tri-SIT-uh-bean Brand Name: Emtriva Other Name(s): 524W91, FTC Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Emtricitabine, also known as Emtriva or FTC, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse... Read more »
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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Viread Other Name(s): Fumarato de disoproxilo de tenofovir, GS-4331-05, PMPA Prodrug, TDF, Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Tenofovir disoproxil... Read more »
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hiv or not? worstnightmereever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello I guess it would sound strange but I'm a 5th year medical student from Europe.. I know it's a long post.. but I hope u read it so u could help me.. About 3 months ago- 10th july.. a sex worker gave me oral sex. Please don't lecture me.. I was... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

Seroconversion

Posted by nacho777, 2 Replies
Could it be psoible to have a sintomatic seroconversion with dierrea, with bigger linfatic and with rush in your skin but don`t have never fever, it seem very rare, don`t you think Read more »