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What Are Limitations Of Haart

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What Causes the limiting

I am facing the possibility of starting HAART in the near future. I am trying to understand all the various pros and cons about my options. Some of my concern about PIs is that there is a history of heart disease in my family, and I have always had...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Good questions. For some classes of antivirals, the virus cannot become resistant without accumulating a number of mutations. For the non nukes, 3TC, and nelfinavir, a single mutation can do it. Mutations occur every day when the virus is... Read more »

cd4 and HAART

I know there is no way to tell what cd4 count was prior to infection with HIV. However, I was... Read more »


I would like to start with HAART to a child who is 5 years old. Could you please give me some... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cost-Effectiveness of HIV Monitoring Strategies in Resource-Limited Settings

"Although the number of persons receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in low- and middle-income countries has increased dramatically, optimal disease management is not well-defined," wrote the authors of the current study. A model... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

CD4 Monitoring in Resource-Limited Settings: The State of the Art at Bangkok

With conventional CD4 T-cell counts and viral load tests all but unaffordable for routine use in resource-poor settings where low-cost antiretroviral medications are now being offered, there has been a disorganized scramble to come up with... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Pilot Study of Brain Training Exercises -- Promising but Limited Results

The widespread availability of potent combination therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) for HIV has led to greatly improved health and survival for HIV-positive people in Canada and other high-income countries who can adhere to therapy. Although... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Why the "When to Start" Question Is Complex and Informed by Limited Evidence: A Response to Dr. Myron Cohen

Introduction This article was prompted by contributions to the "when to start" debate that avoid both it's complexity and the lack of evidence for benefits at higher CD4 counts. This issue has broad concern for HIV positive people, doctors and... Read more »
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Limited Time only!

Posted by IzPoZ, 4 Replies
Heh, There! That's me... not sure how long I wanna keep it here though :P

Run away, FAST!! Read more »


Posted by lll, 6 Replies
Estoy al limite, desesperado...ya no se que hacer con todas las molestias que tengo. tengo miedo...desde el contacto de riesgo me han ido apareciendo poco a poco molestias hasta juntarme en la actualidad con dolor en el costado derecho y orina muy... Read more »

limiting one self

Posted by Angel_Ronnie
i can't believe that how my life has changed just before my fathers passing. In june/july i was sent to Mozambique for 4 weeks now next week is ethiopia for a week i am so looking forward in this trip as it is long over due that i see africa and... Read more »

Love has no limits

Posted by begladtohelp
At the age of 69 I am very much in love with a man from another country whom I am helping get through college and obtain his citizenship in our country. This is definitely not a 'sugar daddy' relationship; we have been through some very difficult... Read more »