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What Medicine Do People Use To Get Rid Of Herpes

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Herpes medicine instead of HAART?

Is it true that Acyclovyr has been proven to reduce HIV load in blood and on tissues on HIV positive people? if thats the case. why is not prescripbed as a regular regimen and does this medicine affect liver or kidneys like any other HIV medicine?...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Acyclovir does reduce HIV blood and tissue levels in patients co-infected with HSV. For this reason it is often prescribed for HIV-infected patients with more than occasional herpes outbreaks as an adjunct to the regimen. However, acyclovir does... Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering... Read more »

rid me of these sedatives

dear doctor, after diagnosis and a bout with pcp, my viral load 260,000 and cd4 at u/d. 14 mos.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Institute of Medicine Recommends Changes for People With HIV/AIDS to Qualify for Disability

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently provided guidance to the Social Security Administration on updating its Listings of Impairments -- a tool that helps SSA quickly assess whether someone with HIV or another condition qualifies for benefits.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Botswana President Says He Had No Choice but to Give His People AIDS Medicine

Botswana started distributing medicine to patients with AIDS because it has one of the highest infection rates in the world and its skilled work force is dying off, President Festus Mogae said Tuesday. This diamond-rich nation is the first country... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Drug Companies Developing Hepatitis C Medicines for People Who Do Not Respond to Interferon Therapy

Drug company representatives and researchers attending the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases ' recent conference in Boston presented data on current and emerging treatments for hepatitis C virus, particularly those who do not... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Herpes Zoster Vaccine Safe and Effective in HIV-Positive People

Encouraging results were presented from the ACTG A5247 study on the use of two doses of a live varicella zoster virus (VZV) vaccine (Zostavax, Merck) in almost 400 HIV positive people who were VZV positive or who had herpes zoster (HZ)/shingles... Read more »
Connect With Others

GET RID OF THE GRAVEDIGGER!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there anything we can do to get rid of gravedigger? I think it is horrible to allow him to continue to post about stereo equipment and things that are just scaring the daylights out of people. One would think someone here could do something. I... Read more »

to rid of me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
fine ill post my whole story tonight or tommorow morning and then ill stop unless i really need to post but just so you know i did get exposed to it by having unprotected sex with a girl ok. here is a short part of my story: i had unprotected sex... Read more »

Medicine

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am taking Combiver and Sustiva. The more I read about these drugs and their effects, the more I grow afraid of what MORE damage I could be doing to my body. CD4 count is around 202 and VL is something like 200,000. However, I feel great! I take... Read more »

herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi evrybody,

I am not sure how to begin as I am confused. I tested negative for HIV but positive for genital herpes. I am not even sure waht to do anymore

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