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What Are The Possible Affects Of Hiv/aids

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negative side affects treatment against possible hiv aids

A relation of mine was mugged and bitten several times,as a preventation against possible hiv aids he was given the normal medication ATR.Now he has no energy,has large weight loss,has to lay down many times daily.What can we do to bolster his...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Symptoms due to HIV drugs vary depending on which regimen is used. Those symptoms generally reverse quickly once the meds are stopped (used for Read more »

emotional effects of hiv aids

how is the person infected affected emotionally by this desease and what causes them to be affected... Read more »

how does HIV/AIDS affect the sexual behavior of teens

I was wondering how the sexual behavior of teens has changed in recent years due to AIDS. Does it... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Book Gives Those Affected by HIV/AIDS an Emotional Outlet: Publication Also Raises Awareness

... An anthology published by the Palm Beach County Health Department is helping raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in the black community, one of the groups hit hardest by the disease. Twenty-five contributors created essays, photos, and poems Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Food Programme Initiative to Provide Nutritional Assistance to Thousands in Ethiopia Living With, Affected by HIV/AIDS

... About 54,000 people in Ethiopia living with or affected by HIV/AIDS will receive nutritional assistance from the U.N. World Food Programme under a new agreement announced Tuesday, the Daily Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indonesia Launching HIV/AIDS Program to Target Most-Affected Provinces

...the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for a program that will focus on the 12 provinces most affected by HIV/AIDS in the country, BBC News reports. According to BBC News , for the program to be successful, it will have... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Stress, Emotional Factors Can Affect Progression of HIV/AIDS, Study Says

... Dealing with stress, taking a realistic view of one's health and having good self esteem might slow the progression of HIV/AIDS, according to a study presented recently at an American Psychosomatic Society meeting in Budapest, Hungary, USA... Read more »
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Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living facility just... Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living facility just for... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

Anti boitics- affect on the Window period-Hiv!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if the use of an anti biotic medicine will affect the window period after a possible exposure to Hiv! would it prolong the period for seroconversion to take place or or speed up the process of your body to generate anti bodies Read more »