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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 »

HIV life cycle, and how HIV affects the immune system

Hi Rick, When Hiv attaches itself to a lymphocyte, is the lymphocyte actually a gland as... 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 »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

G8 Plan Would Subsidize Purchase of Vaccines Developed for Diseases Largely Affecting Developing World, Including HIV

..."advance market commitment plan" aimed at promoting the development of vaccines for diseases -- including tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS and human papillomavirus -- that largely affect developing countries, London's Times reports... 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 »
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

California Budget Crisis Affects Local HIV/AIDS Programs

... Local California HIV/AIDS programs are concerned about recent cuts in the state budget, according to KION News in Monterey County. A non-profit Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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
...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 »

dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?, my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV. Read more »