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What Kind Of Medicine Do Hiv Infected People Take

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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...HIV/AIDS Fraud? HIV fraud is the promotion, advertisement, or sale of products that are supposed to diagnose, treat, or cure HIV when those products have not been proven to be safe and effective for those purposes. Regular medicine does not have a cure for HIV. Because it is a serious illness, many people with HIV disease are willing to try almost anything to get healthy. Some unproven treatments may be harmless, but others can be...
Ask the Experts

is use of homeopathic medicine for sinusitis during window period of hiv has any effect on hiv??? (HOMEOPATHY, 2010)

sir...i am using homeopathic medicine for sinusitis(sinus in nose) disease since nov 2009 and is continuous using that till now....on 30 mar 2010 i had a sex with a prostitute 0f unknown hiv status and on 01 sep 2010 and on 15 sep 2010 i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Homeopathic medicine will do nothing to affect the validity of your HIV test results. (See below.)Homeopathic medicine will also do nothing to treat your sinusitis or any other ailment. In fact, homeopathic Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in the house should be checked for TB infection, even if you aren't coughing. If you are infected with TB germs, you can take medicine that will prevent you from developing TB. If the person with AIDS gets yellow jaundice (a sign of acute... Read more »

Life span with infection of both types(HIV 1 and 2).

Consider a person who is infected with both HIV virus types (1 and 2 ) or only with HIV-2 .As most of the medicines are targetted for HIV-1 type,Do u think that person can have a normal life span( or at least 20 years) if his infection is detected...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Yes, I do expect that a person with HIV-2, with or without HIV-1 can get both viruses fully suppressed and achieve great improvement in life span, 20 years is well within Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in the house should be checked for TB infection, even if you aren't coughing. If you are infected with TB germs, you can take medicine that will prevent you from developing TB.If the person with AIDS gets yellow jaundice (a sign of acute... Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans, but there are several that can cause harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida... Read more »
Project Inform

Making Decisions About Therapies

...choosing an HIV-experienced doctor applies to practitioners of alternative systems of healing as well, like traditional Chinese medicine, herbalists, acupuncturists and other holistic healers. If you have an interest in complimentary or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Alternative and Complementary Therapies

...Many People Use Alternative Therapies? Alternative therapies are very popular. In the United States, over 70% of people with HIV have used some kind of an alternative therapy. Many people use them regularly. Some health insurance plans pay for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...Know It Works? For More Information What Is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a healing technique used in traditional Chinese medicine. Very thin needles are used to stimulate specific points in the body. These points lie on energy pathways... Read more »
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im really scared

Posted by Unlucky2, 2 Replies
...worry about but it is scary cause i feel like i have everything and i feel like my body wonr take it.... i know i havent had HIV for longer than 2 years... is it possible to get AIDS this early??? what can the CD4 count be fortwo years no... Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...doctors at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums. It raises some interesting -- and disturbing -- questions about the persistence of HIV and stigma in the United States. What's your opinion? Q: Do all HIVers deserve care? Dec 9, 2007 Going... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »

Infects and CD4

Posted by Anonymous
...you build up resistant if you are taking you drug as you should? Do people think there will ever be a cure or some kind of medicine that will work to the end of time? Thanks in advance. Read more »