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Vitamin E For Herpes Lesions

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Really need your advice - aggressive herpes out break

Hi, I really need your advice. I saw the discussion on prednisone. I am on high initiation dose and then tapering next month to 30 to 40 mgs per day for a month, then 20 mgs a day before alternate days. Problem is that I got the worst herpes attack...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Prednisone can be a blessing but also a curse. It can reduce inflammation and make life bearable for those with inflammatrory conditions but the side effects are to be respected.My advice is always to try to use the lowest dose of steroids for the... Read more »

KS and vitamins

I have these small dark spots that look weird. I have been taking vitamins and one of the spots... Read more »

AZT with vitamin E and Zovirax

I read something back in the early 90's (closet self diagnosis back then) that AZT's... Read more »
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U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction The prevalence of skin disorders in AIDS patients treated in the palliative care setting is exceptionally high. Unfortunately, accurate diagnosis and proper treatment of skin diseases in both HIV and AIDS can be an especially... Read more »
Project Inform

Gynecological Conditions and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Vaginal Candidiasis Tips That May Help Prevent Yeast Infections Herpes Syphilis Other Common STIs Cervicitis Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Human Papillomavirus Menstrual Changes Menopause Interactions Between Anti-HIV... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS Malignancies

What Is a "Malignancy"? The word malignancy means a cancer. Specifically, cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that divide uncontrollably and may spread to other parts of the body. There are many kinds of cancer, which can involve just about any... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Nutrition and HIV Infection: Experience in Zimbabwe -- Interview with Lynde Francis

Lynde Francis is the founder and director The Centre, in Harare, Zimbabwe, an organization run by and for people living with HIV. She is also the regional contact for Southern Africa for the ICW, the International Community of Women Living with HIV... Read more »
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LSJ

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Can someone explain to me what geographic tongue is? Are white lesions a sign of geographic tongue? And has anyone on this board experinced white lesions before?

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Help with Herbs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone provide me with some information or experiences with Herps or mega-dose vitamins. I am 34, relatively healthy (a little soft around the middle), HIV+ for 13 years. My T4s are at 658 and my viral load is 500, I have been on a med cocktail... Read more »

La hepatitis c altera el periodo ventana?

Posted by Anonymous
Segun pone en el mundo tres meses es definitivo


Tras muchas prcticas de riesgo, me decid terminar con todo y no seguir cometiendo error tras error. Me realic una prueba Elisa (negativa) a las cuatro semanas y otra a los tres meses y medio.

Me qued ms... Read more »

OTRAS ETS???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ademas del VIH cuales son las otras enfermedades que se pueden contraer tras un contacto sexual sin proteccion??? Son graves??? Tienen cura??? y sobre todo: COMO SE DETECTAN??? HAY QUE HACERSE PRUEBAS INDIVIDUALES PARA CADA UNA O EXISTE UN ANALISIS... Read more »