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Urine Therapy And Hiv

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Urine Therapy?

I have a relative who keeps insisting that drinking your own urine is beneficial to your health. She claims that it can help or even cure many illnesses, including HIV. I'm not thinking it will cure HIV, but, is there any merit to what she is...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Gross!... Read more »

Will drinking your urine cure you from HIV?

Dr. Bob,Hi there, I wrote to you about 7 weeks about an HIV scare. I am feeling better, I had some... Read more »

Please help me! (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

I am extremely scared. I went to use a public bathroom and I waited in line for the urinal. A... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Elder

Elder ( Sambucus nigra ) is a bush with bluish berries that grows throughout Europe. The plant's bark is the most commonly used medicinal part, but its leaves, roots, berries and flowers may also have medicinal effects. Elder is primarily used to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Astragalus

Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) is a bone marrow stimulant that can be purchased alone or in many combinations of Chinese herbs. Most of the clinical information about astralagus comes from studies in which it is used with other herbs. In... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Managing Long-Term Side of Effects of HIV Therapy

You've Come a Long Way, Baby Antiretroviral therapy (HAART, ART, or anti-HIV medicines) has indeed come a long way in the last 25 years. ART has allowed for individuals who are HIV-positive to live longer lives. New ART medicines and classes of ART... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increased Human Immunodeficiency Virus Loads in Active Methamphetamine Users Are Explained by Reduced Effectiveness of Antiretroviral Therapy

Methamphetamine (METH) use and HIV infection frequently co-exist, perhaps because METH use is associated with high-risk behaviors. The current study evaluated potential interactions between METH use and HIV infection among current METH users,... Read more »
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Urine Therapy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Obviously this is not a very widely used forum but since it is the first one I've found I'll stick with it for awhile. I was interested to read Bentley's post that he drinks his own urine. Do you know that in Hindu areas that is a sign of... Read more »

HIV from Urine Droplets ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello,

Can someone pls advise ?

I was using the adjacent urinal in the public men's toilet on 29 Apr 2000. The other urinal was occupied by another guy. After he has done so (pee), it could be seen that he wanted to rid urine remains by "shaking"... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely do... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know little about HIV and how it is transmitted and yesterday something happened that made me begin to worry. I was using a public restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he... Read more »