What Is Articol Used For

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What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

What Is ART? What Is the HIV Life Cycle? Approved ARV Drugs How Are the Drugs Used? What Is Drug Resistance? Can These Drugs Cure AIDS? When Do I Start? Which Drugs Do I Use? What's Next? What Is ART? ART means treating retroviral infections like HIV with drugs. The drugs do not kill the virus. However, they slow down the growth of the virus. When the virus is slowed down, so is HIV disease. Antiretroviral drugs are...
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What's the best condom to use

What's the best condom should me and my wife use to have sex i'm pos she's neg so we were wondering what's the best condom to use.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There really isn't a "best." You should try several types and see which ones you enjoy using most. Remember to use latex or polyurethane condoms only. "Natural" or lambskin condoms do not protect against HIV transmission. You can learn much more... Read more »

what are these drugs used for

i saw my friend have these drugs trisivir,viread,canditral and kaletra what are they used for
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Since you are posing your question on an HIV/AIDS Web site, presumably you already have an idea what these drugs may be used for. However, shouldn't you be asking your friend rather than me?Dr. Bob Read more »

What kind of condom best use for HIV?

To Whom It May Concern,My friend and I would very much like to know what kind of best condom for HIV protect?Thanks,Colleen
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Colleen,I'd suggest you read through the archives of this forum. There you will learn all about condoms, safer sexual practices and HIV prevention. To briefly respond to your question, either latex or polyurethane condoms can be used to... Read more »

What can we use?

Hi there,Please advise on what we can use. I and my hubby are poz and have just lost the urge of sex. I get so dry and cold so fast when we just starts it. Please advise on what we can use.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I recommend that 2 HIV+ persons generally practice safe sex and get care from an experienced HIV provider. For vaginal dryness/irritation use of a water based lubricant (can be warmed) is often helpful. Some condoms are pre-lubricanted which can... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Injection and Infection Access to Clean Needles Drug Use and Unsafe Sex Medications and Drugs The Bottom Line How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Drug and alcohol use is a major factor in the spread... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

What Does "AIDS" Mean? How Do You Get AIDS? What Happens if I'm HIV Positive? How Do I Know if I Have AIDS? Is There a Cure for AIDS? For More Information What Does "AIDS" Mean? AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share ... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV... Read more »
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Figures? what`s normal?... confused!

Posted by Dreamer76, 2 Replies
Hi Everyone, Hope this message finds you well!! i`m looking for the openion of people who have more experience than myself living with HIV. I was diagnosed on 20th Mar `09 (with a virus that`s resistant to alot of drugs) and have had 3 blood tests... Read more »

I just don't know what or how to do what comes nex

Posted by jp2626, 5 Replies
I tested positive yesterday. My mind is spinning, body aches, all i want to do is vomit. I don't even know who to call. I pick up the phone to call a hotline, it rings and i hang up. I know i want to start what ever i need to do as soon as... Read more »

THE BODY and what it use to be...

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies
You could feel it in the air... You could just feel it slipping away and we were powerless to stop it.. This site was once a very powerful place to get help, inspiration and learn about the science behind hiv. Now it has become a place of... Read more »

What is this... really, what is it?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Okay I had protected vaginal with a girl, plus she gave me unprotected oral for a few minutes. Two days later I notice some pimple-like bumps in head of penis. The same thing happened the last time I was with this girl about 6 months ago; now. Is... Read more »