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AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

...supplements of acidophilus to replace them. How Does Cipro React With Other Drugs? Cipro is not broken down by the liver. This means that it does not have many interactions with ARVs. However, it is still a good idea to tell your doctor about all the medications you are taking. Antacids that contain aluminum or magnesium can lower blood levels of Cipro. Do not take antacids at the same time as Cipro. Supplements that contain calcium,...
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Yay.it's Alabam gal again...begin clapping K? l.ol (SUSTIVA/ ATRIPLA SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

Well finally after nearly 8 yrs of being HIV positive I'm starting on HIV meds tonight. I am scared sh*tless.I have read conflicting info from my doc....Atripla is the best to for me to start with. Ok....so I ask THE questions.side effects? She says...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...period even necessary?). Some friends have suggested even splitting up the Sustiva to twice a day to diminish the sides. I'm sort of perplexed as to where to go from here. Any light you can shed on this for me would be greatly appreciated. Long... Read more »

Will this give me a disease or virus of any sort?

ive been masturbating for like 2 months in the same bed covers Will the sperm have accumulated and turned into some sort of disease so that if i masturbate i will catch it from my bed? please answer doc i'm really scared about this.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Those sheets must be as stiff as two pieces of plywood by now.You're wondering if the accumulated sperm will turn into some sort of disease that you will catch from your bed??? Hmm . . . let me guess: You're either home schooled or a victim of an... Read more »

spacey wifty sort of recurring

hey there, thanks.....im otherwise healthy 35 yo male in nyc, started on truvada and viramune about 7 months go...undetectable and doing well....i have had a recurring spacey feeling in the mask of my face, like forehead brow area, i look good, feel...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have observe a small number of patients who seem to get such spacy sensations possibly from tenofovir and less often nevirapine. I assume you have had a neurological evaluation and have no ongoing eye/sinus problems. Other drugs even like... Read more »

tonsils and exudate

A few weeks ago, I was the active partner in oral sex with a man whose HIV status is unknown. The incident lasted only a few seconds and he did not ejaculate in my mouth. However, I'm sure some precum was present.About three weeks later, I came...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...after exposue. It is practically impossible to diagnose infection based on symptoms alone.It is possible to have a pharyngeal gonococcal infection (gonorrhea of the throat) by performing oral sex on a person with a gonorrhea infection in their... Read more »
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The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...usually grouped according to the body system affected and perhaps also by how many people reported each one. It can be hard to sort out which of the side effects on these lists you really need to be concerned about. You probably shouldn't be... Read more »
Project Inform

Making Decisions About Therapies

...together in a way that people who aren't scientists or doctors can understand it. Some people think of Project Inform as a sort of Consumer Reports on HIV treatments. Though we do everything we can to make it the best source, Project Inform is... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...challenging to diagnose and treat. The main concern with IRIS is the inflammation that it causes. Though research is beginning to sort out the condition, it is still not well understood. It's not clear who will more likely experience IRIS,... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...protected by the vaccine. Also, Gardasilâ„¢ does not protect against less common HPV types not included in the vaccine. Therefore, doctors still recommend regular Pap smears to detect changes in the cervix (dysplasia) before they become... Read more »
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Just sort of confused

Posted by Funnyguy8, 10 Replies
...American style pissed. Really, I?m fuming. My family is being great about my telling them I have HIV. They?ve gone to the doctor with me and they?re helping me get into the swing of things to live a healthier life. My friends are being... Read more »

Is Jackie Blue a Doctor or a Nurse of some sort?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... It all seems legit. In fact some of it has helped me to over come my obsession about this HIV thing, but is this person a doctor or a nurse? More of a curiosity question. Thanks! Read more »

New labs - sort of

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
...Well, I had my second set of labs drawn 7/03/06. Went to my doctor last night, and the CD4 is not back yet. Viral load is falling, down to 15,000 from 43,000 3 months ago. Doctor is pleased Read more »

Sort of Good News

Posted by AustinGuy, 5 Replies
...I was actually really happy about my doctor's visit the other day and figured maybe I'd share. This was my second check-in with the HIV doc. My t-cells remain good, in Read more »