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What Are The Dangers Of Celsentri

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An Overview of Selzentry (Maraviroc, Celsentri)

mah-RAV-er-rock Brand Name: Selzentry Other Name(s): Celsentri, MVC, UK-427,857 Drug Class: Entry and Fusion Inhibitors Maraviroc, also known as Selzentry, is a type of medicine called an entry inhibitor. Entry inhibitors work by blocking HIV from entering human cells. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Maraviroc received accelerated approval on August 6, 2007, and traditional approval on November 25, 2008, by the FDA for the...
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Is HCV borderline dangerous

I was tested for HCV for the first time and the result was Borderline 1.8. 1-8 was mentioned as borderline. Please guide if this value means that virus is not reactive? If not, is it's presence dangerous? What are the conditions in which it becomes...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If you got a result that is indeterminate I would discuss further testing with your doctor.If you are at risk, I would proceed with a HCV RNA.If you are not at risk, I would proceed with a RIBA. Read more »

Flu vaccine dangerous during actute HIV infection?

Is it dangerous to be administered influenza (or other) vaccines if you were recently infected with HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, it's not dangerous. Vaccinations may transiently cause a rise in viral replication, leading to a transient spike in viral load. However, the beneficial effects of appropriate vaccinations far outweigh any even theoretical risks associated... Read more »

are children in an apartment building in danger

we have a tenant with hepatitis C and Aids. we also have children in this building. Can they get infected if this person spits on the walls?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No this would not be a risk. Read more »

Is my nephew in danger?

Hello,My nephew recently went swimming at the waterslides with an aunt who has been a prostitute and drug addict in recent years. Is he at any risk of HEP B or C or HIV from being in the water with her or casual contact? I am concerned she may...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
No, these disease cannot be transmitted through casual contact. Read more »
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Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

What Is Maraviroc? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Maraviroc Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With OtherDrugs? The Bottom Line What Is Maraviroc? Maraviroc (Selzentry in the US... Read more »
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Immune Therapies in Development

What Are Immune Therapies? Immune Stimulators Therapeutic Vaccines Anti-Inflammatory Approaches Gene Therapies NOTE: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog... Read more »
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Drug Names and Manufacturers

Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors Integrase Inhibitors Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors Antisense Drugs Immune Modulators None of these drugs can... Read more »
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What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

What Is ART? What Is the HIV Life Cycle? Approved ARV Drugs How Are the Drugs Used? What Is Drug Resistance? Can These Drugs Cure AIDS? When Do I Start? Which Drugs Do I Use? What's Next? What Is ART? ART means treating... Read more »
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DENIALISTS - A DANGEROUS GAME

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
Sally, wana play? Table for one please.. As far out of sight the better.... Read more »

Is this dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Love going into a bar with a dark corner - my jeans torn along the seam - received anal sex in a local LA bar one night - the guy was huge - what surprised me wasn't that he was deep inside me (I just backed up on it) - but that he gave no... Read more »

a dangerous touch

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
To be short, a sex worker touch me on my neck. My neck was shaved half an hour ago when I had my hair cut. If the sex worker had just finished her job for a client and her hand was contaminated with the man's semen, and the sex worker dose not... Read more »

HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 per 100... Read more »