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What Types Of Medications Are Used To Treat Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...women with a CD4 countabove 250 are warned against starting a regimen with Viramune (nevirapine)because of the risk of dangerous liver problems. Body shape changes: Some studies have found that HIV+ women experiencedifferent types of body shape changes than men. Women may experience more fat gain in theirbreasts and waists. Weak bones: It is known that women in general are at increased risk ofdeveloping osteoporosis (weak bones) after...
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Co-Infection with HCV and peripheral neuropathy problems - What to treat first

I have recently confirmed after after 2 neg test that I am pos for HIV/HCV in month 4. During this period I developed Trush that will not go away (Ny and chroz) and recently developed NP of my feet. My CD4 is very low at 320 for a newbie with very...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...infection, I would be happy to wait since you will probably still respond to HCV treatment well in the years to come since these types of viral types are relatively easy to treat.If you have HCV genotype 1 infection I would favor early treatment... Read more »

losing weight with hiv

does everyone with hiv loose weight is there meds you can take to gain your weight back what can you do to stop loosing weight
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...round the recommended CD4 <350 range will limit ny risk of progressing to CD4 range where illness and weight loss are more commonKind RegardsDr Moyle Read more »

Anemia & Fatigue

What is Procrit? Is it a over the counter tablet?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...manufactured. No, Procrit is not over the counter, nor is it a tablet. It's a prescription medication used to treat certain types of anemia. For instance, some HIV medications, like AZT, can decrease your red blood cell count, and thereby cause... Read more »

Types of HIV/STD tests

Dear Doctor, I had unprotected oral sex with a Korean prostitute while visiting Japan. I had a open cold sore at the time. I read recently that there is a new types of std from the east including a new syphilis thats had to detect and treat. What...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...are experiencing symptoms. You should also talk with a medical provider about your risk in order to appropriately assess what type of screening tools would be necessary in your case.RMK Read more »
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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

... Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...diagnosed until years later. The first step in treating hep C is to find out which type of hep C you have. There are at least six types of hep C. Most people with hep C in the US have type 1. Types 1 and 4 are harder to treat than types 2 or 3. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...as 37% of people with AIDS are older than 50. The number of older people diagnosed with AIDS is increasing. There are three types of older people with HIV: People who have been living with HIV for many years; older HIV-infected people who are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...DiflucanĀ®. It is sold under many different names in other parts of the world. Antifungals fight infections caused by different kinds of fungus. Fluconazole fights opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer manufactures it. Baxter... Read more »
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IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

He Has HIV, She Doesn't--And They're in Love

Posted by Chloe1023, 1 Reply
...of medicine in infectious diseases at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina says that condom use for these types of couples is essential, but told CNN that there are many such couples who don't bother. Shockingly, he says... Read more »

My HIV MD pisses me off!

Posted by jmiami, 7 Replies
...was acting cool and collective but I really wanted to belt him one. Needless to say, I am finding another MD. I was freakin treated like scum just because I have a few extra pounds - unbelievable! Coincidently the next day, I read how certain... Read more »