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An Overview of Invirase (Saquinavir mesylate)

...pain; vomiting; trouble sleeping; numbness, pain, or tingling in the hands or feet; rash; unusual tiredness; and warts. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. People with certain types of heart disease should not take saquinavir and ritonavir together, as the combination of these medications may affect the electrical activity of the heart. Patients should discuss other medication options with their...
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First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virtually immune to HIV. The mutation prevents a molecule called CCR5 from appearing on the surface of cells. CCR5 acts as a kind of door for the virus. Since most HIV strains must bind to CCR5 to enter cells, the mutation bars the virus from... Read more »

A Simple Questions about Prevention and Health Promotion.....[Medical Doctor]

Dear Bob, I ll try to keep this succint, i ve been through a HIV scare ...it was the worst 3 months of my life...but it sure as hell made me a better doc / person...as a result I ve started speaking to my medical colleagues about the need to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tragedy and the clear and present danger HIV/AIDS continues to be.Continue to discuss the magnitude of the problem with your doctor chums. If they laugh, get indignant and advise them you certainly do not feel that human suffering is a laughing... Read more »

Oral Escapade:Waiting game or WOOO HOOO?[Cracked Medical Doctor]

Dear Bob, I must say that your forum has just about kept me sane for the last 3 months or so...I ve become a HIV advocate encouraging all my friends to get tested and promoting the use of condoms..... 11.5 weeks ago I receive unprotected oral sex[5...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative (and excessive) HIV tests out to 11.5 weeks would, in my opinion, be conclusive: you are HIV negative. If indeed you are a medical doctor, you have much to learn.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

Crack Medical Doctor Returns: The Oral Suspects

Hi Bob, I found your answer thoroughly entertaining and well...for a moment completely forgot about my symptoms...:)well the PCR (Artus Kit) came back -ve at 6 weeks post exposure and p24 repeat at 6 weeks came back negative as well. I had a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'd say your chances were excellent; however not certifiable until you get that three-month definitive test. Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »
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Project Inform

Making Decisions About Therapies

...sources of information that give you objective information about various treatments and strategies. Project Inform offers this kind of information free-of-charge through a toll-free hotline, printed documents, public meetings and via a website. ... Read more »
The Body

HIV Treatment 101

...to have to do differently." -- Pam Yelsky , diagnosed in 1992 To determine if you need to take HIV medications, your doctor will take at least two blood tests: a viral load test to see how much HIV is in your bloodstream, and a... Read more »
The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...This section tells what the results of a large overdose of the medicine are likely to be and how they should be treated. This kind of information is mainly useful to medical personnel. If you suspect an overdose of medication, you should contact... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Rescriptor (Delavirdine)

...delavirdina,U-90152S Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Delavirdine, also known as Rescriptor, is a type of medicine called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). NNRTIs block reverse transcriptase,... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading in 2.5 to 3.0 inches of diameter. (Scattered Red Blotches kind of pimples) Please tell!! Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...myself that this was my new reality and I will just have to get over my issues and do what I have to do. I have always been the type of person to buckle down when things got tough and focus on what I want out of my life. I know the road will... Read more »