What Happens If I Forget To Take HIV Medication

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Forgetfulness getting worse

Hello,I am a 31 year old GWM that has been HIV+ for 6 years. My CD4 is around 800 and my viral load is undetectable. I have bee on a combination Truvada and Stocrin therapy for about 5 years now. Recently I have been becoming more and more forgetful...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Complaints of increased forgetfulness are common in the general population and may be more common in HIV+ persons. Stress, fatigue, multi-taskig can impact memory as can many other types of health conditions and medications. Efavirenz Read more »

l forget to take my meds, now resistance

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Happy News..forget it, why bother.. *DELETED*

Posted by westernbear69, 5 Replies
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yes but dont forget

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
everyone is right, the papercut guy is annoying, however, I have noticed that we are using this site to escape reality. we all have had our risk and are scared. but we cant feed off of each other and make the risk non existant. have you noticed... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
...All, I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) -... Read more »

Getting an understanding of HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 2 Replies
...Well like I said before I was just diagnoised. Im trying to get an understanding of the whole hiv/aids. The question that im going to ask might make you mad but its a question that I just sit and think about wondering if someone Read more »