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I mistakenly took arv more than dosage

Doc, a question please. I'm currently on lami/zido + efav. Tonight, I mistakenly took lami/zido at 745pm and 1045pm (supposed to be efav). What should I do? Can I still take lami/zido at 745am tomorrow?Another question, regarding adherence to...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.To be sure, you should be taking your AZT/3TC (zidovudine/lamivudine) twice daily and the efavirenz once daily. You did apparently double dose the AZT/3TC, but so long as you're feeling ok in the morning, I'd... Read more »

Mistakenly took 2 doses?

One night last week I laid down to take a nap. I woke up later that evening and I couldn't... Read more »

mistaken diagnosis

i was misdiagnosed with cmv and was prescribe high doses of vancyclovir for three weeks. After... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Man Mistakenly Told He Was HIV Positive Sues Laboratory

In a lawsuit filed Thursday, a Granite City, Ill., man is suing a medical laboratory for mistakenly informing him he was HIV-positive. Brett Bareford, 45, was wrongly informed he was HIV-positive after he submitted blood samples for testing during a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Blood Mistakenly Used for Transfusions, Blood Products in Korea, Health Ministry Says

Blood that tested positive for HIV or hepatitis was used in transfusions and to make blood products because of errors made by the Korea National Red Cross , officials from the country's Ministry of Health and Welfare said on Thursday, the Korea... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York Lawsuit: Hepatitis Patient Mistakenly Got HIV Medication

Liver transplant patient Gregory Rossini has filed suit against New York University Medical Center (NYUMC), claiming the hospital's pharmacy gave him medicine for HIV instead of hepatitis C. The $2 million lawsuit was filed in Manhattan's state... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mistaken Assumptions and Missed Opportunities: Correlates of Undiagnosed HIV Infection Among Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men

The authors of the current study sought to identify the correlates of being HIV-positive but unaware among black and Latino men who have sex with men. These men were compared with HIV-negative MSM in bivariate and multivariate analyses. ... Read more »
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Can HIV antibodies cross react in a herpes test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks,
I am wondering if HIV antibodies can be mistakenly be picked up by HSV-2 IgG ELISA. This may cause false positive for HSV-2. ELISA (even for HSV-2) being a more sensitive test as compared to specific has been always known to throw in false... Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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Herpes question.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »


Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
How soon is TOO soon for a herpes blood test???

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