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What Medication Can Be Used To Treat AIDS

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Developing Countries Face Shortage of Medical Workers Trained to Treat HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, Reuters Reports

Many developing countries are facing a shortage of medical workers -- leaving health care gaps in nations with high HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis burdens -- Reuters reports. Although Africa has 25% of the world's disease burden, it has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Prisons Urged to Treat HIV/AIDS

On Thursday, Dr. Felipe Arias, the statewide HIV medical director for the Pennsylvania prison system, told a Kentucky HIV/AIDS conference about the challenges of treating HIV in prison. Arias said jails are a prime location to make an impact on HIV,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GlobalPost Blog Interviews Iranian Doctor Imprisoned After Treating HIV/AIDS Patients

GlobalPost's "Global Pulse " blog features an interview with Iranian physician Kamiar Alaei, who along with his brother, Arash Alaei, worked to treat patients with HIV/AIDS in Iran and was arrested and imprisoned by Iranian government authorities... Read more »
Ask the Experts

can you still be treated with aids?

Hello. My name is Crystal. My brother just recently found out he had aids when he was hospitalized with pneumonia and his t-cells were down to 19. They say he's looking good to getting out of the hospital in about a month after they get his...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Crystal -Your brother is certainly a candidate for HIV treatment despite being diagnosed with pneumonia and AIDS. In fact, he probably is more in need of such treatment than most as he needs to get his immune system stronger to prevent future... Read more »

To Treat, or Not To Treat....

In a female patient (hiv+ 8 years) who takes no meds and has the following stats, would recommend treatment for anemia, and if so, what therapy would you recommend?Stats:T4: 20VL: 300,000Hemoglobin: 9.5Hematocrit: 28Serum Iron:22Low white...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThanks for the concise stats. Based on this information, it appears as if you have an iron deficiency anemia. All of your markers for anemia are below normal levels. Iron deficiency is more common in females, and is usually caused by (1)... Read more »

Which are the best hospitals for treating people with AIDS?

Hi rick,Is there someplace your aware of that we can call or find on the internet where we can see the rankings of AIDS hospitals around the country or regionally to help one choose the best place for treatment within their area?thanks so much...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. I have not found any listing for the "best" hospitals treating people with HIV/AIDS. The closest hospital ranking I found was a report in US News and World Report (dated July 28, 1997) entitled,... Read more »

to treat or not to treat! 2 biopsies

I have hep C. Have had most likely for at least 30 years. I am 56 year old female who stopped drinking 20 years ago. had 1 biopsy 2 years ago, stage 2-3 fibrosis, stage 2 on activity. Had 2nd biopsy 2 years later, showed no progression and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Are you co-infected with HIV as well? Co-infection presents additional treatment challenges. Are you nuts? Well, I'm not a psychiatrist, but you don't seem nuts to me. Should you treat genotype 4 hepatitis C? Well typically HCV... Read more »
Connect With Others

Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
This is a prime example of how vulnerable we (PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, and bothersome.
Millions of dollars a... Read more »

treating hiv holistic healthwise

Posted by taian, 2 Replies
anyone involved treating hiv with herbology,using colloidal silver regime or other w/good results Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

Treating Chlamydia with Azithromycin

Posted by Anonymous
Hi

My girlfriend and I have just been given a dose of aztithromycin but the doctor was not sure how long to refrain from having sex with one another. Was wondering if anyone else knew or has been on azithromycin and knows how long we can't have... Read more »