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What Is Antiviral Haart Therapy

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HAART and extra-curricular activities

Give it to me straight please. I am recently diagnosed and just started on HAART about a month or so ago. Was wondering if occasional use of marijuana and cocaine would actually interfere with therapy. By no means am I a dope head or lush, but...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
...It's impossible to define a specific point at which the use of alcohol and other drugs interferes with antiviral therapy. A search of the medical literature reveals complications associated with nearly every drug, mostly concerning toxicity and Read more »

Peyronie's Disease

As an HIV "long-term survivor" (infected since the early 80's, on anti-viral therapy since 1990 and... Read more »

HAART??

I am asking this as a nurse, and a student of microbiology because there seems to be a lack of... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

The Buzz: Taking Giant Steps Forward in Antiviral Drug Treatment

...used to treat people with HIV have historically been based on safety, as well as their effect on reducing viral load. Twenty antiviral agents are currently approved in the U.S. (not counting combination pills) and the ability to choose from... Read more »
The Body PRO

Antiviral Therapy 2002

...more difficult in long-term therapy. In addition, T-20 has been shown to be of most use in individuals who have other effective antiviral agents available for them to use, based on resistance testing. Therefore, its true use in a very late... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions & Answers: Antiviral Drugs, 2009-2010 Flu Season

...contact their healthcare provider for evaluation and possible early treatment if clinical signs or symptoms develop. Should antiviral agents be used for post exposure chemoprophylaxis in healthy individuals? Antiviral agents are... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Fall of HAART

...eventually become depleted. But could treating "harder" stop this virtually undetectable replication, or are we at the limit of what antiviral drug therapy can achieve? There was news of incremental advances on a number of other fronts. New data... Read more »
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Questionaire on AIDS and Treatment For HS Biology

Posted by thom26
...etc)? If so, please specify exact drugs and strength of drugs. 10. Are you on any pain medications or other drugs other than antiviral drugs? If so, please specify exact drugs and the strength of the drugs. 11. Do any of the drugs, especially... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
Tonsil cheese? What is he talking about? well let me tell you... Horrible feelings of dry phlegm at back of throat mixed with levels of bad taste when it accumulates. I know deal with it right? But by me bringing it to light here, I will maybe help... Read more »

bad day

Posted by planonstaying, 1 Reply
So, i have herpes I had an outbreak when i was sick with acute hiv It sucked I normally only get 2 or 3 a yr and I feel a bit run down for a couple days when i get one I am having my first outbreak since i started feeling better. I feel so... Read more »

Question for the Board

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long do you think a perfectly healthy person, (no HIV) could take a triple combo of anti-retroviral medication, live under fear of death and stigma of an alledged disease and remain healthy before he/she shows signs of immune deficiency? Please... Read more »