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What Part Of The Body Is The Hepatitis Shot Given

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Re-Given Pep Please Help!!!!

I actually was very insisting that they give me the medication and the infectious diseases specialist monitors my liver and while blood cells etc. The penetration was only for 2 seconds I'm having a hard time wondering if the penis can go all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I most likely would not have recommended PEP for this level of potential HIV risk.Regarding the Berlin patient "cure" and why we don't have a routine cure for HIV/AIDS, see below.Dr. BobGiven PEP Need Help!!!!!!Nov 8, 2009Hello... Read more »

Injection reaction a given fact? [Part 3]

Don: Applying ice on the site for 15 minutes is helping minimize the ISRs. Heating pads or... Read more »

Injection reaction a given fact? [Part 2]

Don: I posted Aug 18th. You asked me to let you know how I am doing. Here it goes:3 weeks... Read more »
Merck & Co., Inc.

Important Drug Warning: Results of Pharmacokinetic Study in Healthy Volunteers Given Victrelis (Boceprevir) and Ritonavir-Boosted HIV Protease Inhibitors May Indicate Clinically Significant Drug Interactions for Patients Coinfected With Chronic Hepatitis C and HIV

Dear Health Care Professional, The purpose of this communication is to inform you of recent pharmacokinetic study results evaluating drug interactions between VICTRELIS, an oral chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS3/4A protease inhibitor, and... Read more »
Body Positive

Maintaining HIV Therapies, Adherence Conference Excerpts: Part 2 of 3

On May 15, 1998, Body Positive and the Clinical Education Initiative at Mount Sinai Medical Center sponsored a one-day conference on "Enhancing Adherence to HIV Therapies: A Multidisciplinary Approach." Speakers discussed current findings, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Shots Heard Around the Nation

The "One & Only One Campaign" has released a new 10-minute educational video to promote safe injection practices among health care providers. Led by the Safe Injection Practices Coalition -- which includes CDC, patient advocacy groups, and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

In recent years, a lot has been written about hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in people who also have HIV (co-infection). HCV is a significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of... Read more »
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Most important body part

Posted by firefly, 4 Replies
The Most Important Body Part:

My mother used to ask me what is the most important part of the body.

Through the years I would take a guess at what I thought was the correct answer. When I was younger, I thought sound was very important to us as... Read more »

ADVICE given for those worried about window n HEP

Posted by Anonymous
We know it is disconcerting to folks not to have one definite, no exceptions, hands down, this is it statement about when to test for HIV. The truth is, that would not be wise because of what we know about HIV transmission. Transmission concersn two... Read more »

Need some help/ info abt Hepatitis B Anti Body

Posted by bstnguy25, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

I sort of need it a help with regards my recent hepatitis B lab test.
I have been poz since 2006, in Dec 2010 i started my antiviral treatment. I am currently taking stocrin and kivexa. Since then, my viral load has been undetectable and... Read more »

What part of ACUTE......

Posted by crabman, 1 Reply
fits in with all these chronic symptoms people have.

OK so I'm curious. ARS stand for ACUTE Retroviral Syndrome. Yet why is it that most of you post incessantly about prolong symptoms? I mean the type of symptom presentation I see on here is so... Read more »