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What Is The Chemical Structure Of HIV Medication

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The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

...nodes, spleen, tonsils and adenoids, the appendix, and clumps of tissue in the small intestine known as Peyer's patches. (Some people would also consider the blood and vessels that carry these blood cells to and from the other structures to be lymph organs.) Lymph nodes are located along the so-called lymphatic routes. There are nodes, or clusters, in the neck, armpits, abdomen, and groin. Each lymph node contains B cells, and T cells, and...
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banana and hiv

Doctor Bob what do you think about using squeeze banana as lubricant since scientist found something that can kill hiv in banana, in short rubbing banana on condom to reduce risk in case of breakage.tugurun
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...new preliminary study.Researchers knew that a banana-derived lectin, or protein, called BanLec, binds to certain carbohydrate structures, "including those found on viruses containing glycosylated envelope proteins" such as HIV-1. Through this... Read more »

meds

I am wondering if altripla and trizivir close to the same meds?
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...(AZT, ZDV, or Retrovir).The only components that are somewhat in common are FTC and 3TC, which are very similar in chemical structure, action, side effects, and resistance. However, there are also some differences, as FTC has a much longer... Read more »

Co-administration and contraindications of EDTA and HIV medications.

Dr. Henry,Thank you for your prompt response, last night, Feb, 28th, on my inquiry of alternative treatments for experienced HIV patients who suffer with cardiovascular side effects, but it appears that you 'skirt' around many of my specific...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...a substitute for Desferol chelation.]Early HistoryThe term chelate, from the Greek chele for claw, refers to the "claw-like" structure of the organic chemical ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), first synthesized in Germany in the 1930s. With... Read more »

The Blood-Brain Barrier and HIV

Three questions?#1 Exactly what is the "blood brain barrier"?#2 I guess the blood cells in some way must pass the "blood brain barrier". If that is true how can it then be that very small chemical structures in many medicines not can pass it? I...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...natures way of protecting the most important organ of the body, the brain. This barrier protects the brain against various chemicals, toxins, and infectious agents that can be found in the blood. The blood-brain barrier provides an extra level... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...is, in fact, needle sharing. Transgender Health and Hormone Therapy Patients request hormones -- synthetic versions of chemicals that naturally occur in the body and promote sexlinked characteristics, like breast growth -- to develop... Read more »
The Body

Glossary

...in the cytoplasm of cells, important in the synthesis of proteins. The amount of RNA varies from cell to cell. RNA, like the structurally similar DNA, is a chain made up of subunits called nucleotides. In protein synthesis, messenger RNA... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...develop an AIDS-defining illness (an illness that is very unusual in someone who is not HIV positive). Antiretroviral: a medication that interferes with replication of retroviruses. HIV is a retrovirus. CD4 count: CD4 cells, also called T... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »

choosing to live with hiv...

Posted by Anonymous
...network of chemical and electronic messages. On a cellular and molecular level, DNA and atoms immediately begin to re-establish structural integrity of the skin. A deeper study of atomic structures reveals that at the most basic level, they... Read more »