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Untreated Hiv

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Untreated HIV

I have a close friend who said he has been diagonised with HIV, he is on no treatment(no drugs). Is this normal not to be prescribed anything for HIV positive??
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV+ persons who are asymptomatic with reasonable CD4 counts (> 350), and with viral loads 500) that will be opened for enrollment Read more »


I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv... Read more »

Untreated HIV and low cholesterol

...I have read some articles suggesting that untreated HIV infection often causes lower cholesterol... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Study Suggests Immune Systems of Untreated HIV-Infected Individuals May Deteriorate Faster Than Previously Thought

... The immune systems of untreated HIV-infected individuals appear to deteriorate faster than previously thought, according to preliminary results of a small clinical...the deferral group at study entry was 556 cells per cubic millimeter (mm 3 ).... Read more »
The Body PRO

Untreated HIV Infection Is Associated With Impaired Arterial Elasticity

...some inflammatory markers. 1 We did this to look at HIV infection independent of antiretroviral therapy. We studied 32 untreated HIV-infected patients, and compared them to HIV-negative patients who did not differ with respect to age,... Read more »
The Body

Untreated HIV Associated With Less-"Elastic" Arteries, Raising Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

...significantly less arterial elasticity in the HIV-positive participants than the HIV-negative participants. "This suggests that untreated HIV infection is causing damage to the arterial wall, rendering it less elastic (more stiff), which is a... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: 2009 Update on Body Shape Changes and HIV/AIDS

...people don't get cytomegalovirus (CMV) , or toxoplasmosis , and die. When they get better and they're not going to die of the AIDS things, we can either say that's fine or ask what else would it be. As HIV docs we're not built to be worried... Read more »
Connect With Others

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
... Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on Other POZ blogz on Read more »


Posted by tre, 1 Reply
...I have a science background and years of experience in HIV/AIDS education, outreach and research and would like a F/T or P/T job in the southern california area. Any suggestions? Read more »

whats life like with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a student doing a research paper on how life is like for those recently diagnosed with hiv/aids. Theres questions that i need to ask to someone that is diagnosed with this disease, if you wouldlike to help me please email Read more »