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What Are The Consquences Of Not Treating Hiv?

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Gynecological Problems and HIV/AIDS

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms...
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To Treat, or Not To Treat....

In a female patient (hiv+ 8 years) who takes no meds and has the following stats, would recommend treatment for anemia, and if so, what therapy would you recommend?Stats:T4: 20VL: 300,000Hemoglobin: 9.5Hematocrit: 28Serum Iron:22Low white...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThanks for the concise stats. Based on this information, it appears as if you have an iron deficiency anemia. All of your markers for anemia are below normal levels. Iron deficiency is more common in females, and is usually caused by (1)... Read more »

To treat or not to treat

Dear Dr TaylorThank you for taking your time to support this valuable website, your help is greatly appreciated.I am in the UK and apparently it has decided that treatment for Hep B should be more readily encouraged. Before it had a wait and see...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
I understand your concern. Treatment for hepatitis B infection is not that straightforward or simple, and there are many factors to consider. These include whether a person also is infected with HIV, how much scarring there is in the liver, whether... Read more »

to treat or not to treat! 2 biopsies

I have hep C. Have had most likely for at least 30 years. I am 56 year old female who stopped drinking 20 years ago. had 1 biopsy 2 years ago, stage 2-3 fibrosis, stage 2 on activity. Had 2nd biopsy 2 years later, showed no progression and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Are you co-infected with HIV as well? Co-infection presents additional treatment challenges. Are you nuts? Well, I'm not a psychiatrist, but you don't seem nuts to me. Should you treat genotype 4 hepatitis C? Well typically HCV... Read more »

treated as HIV+ then 3 years later tested HIV-

Hello there3 years ago my then partner was diagnosed HIV+, and as her partner I was put on treatment and treated as if I was HIV+. Blood path showed no abnormalilities. I recently moved to the UK and as part of standard proceedure for new patients...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I really can't believe that you would have allowed yourself to begin antiretroviral medications simply because your partner tested positive, and you have a history of having had sex with many HIV+ people without a confirmed and validated test... Read more »
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AbacavirLamivudine to treat HIV infection.

Posted by jenniferdraper
AbacavirLamivudine is used to treat HIV infection. This combination medication is used with other medications. It belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Read more »

treating hiv holistic healthwise

Posted by taian, 2 Replies
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My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »