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What Types Of Medicine Are Given To People With Hiv

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a phrase, but immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is a serious...
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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 »

vaccine for chickenpox given to 10kids of Hiv.

Dear Dr DavidI am the same person who's daughter and grand son 10 month kid both r HIV Pos. I want an advice from You,and my Dr from India has also aske me to post this que to You.Can this child with Vl 100,000 copies and CD count 4,000 gan be...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks for your question. According the National Guideline Clearing House website:"Children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may be at increased risk of morbidity from varicella and herpes zoster. Limited data on... Read more »

Is it ok for someone to tell people you have aids if you have not given them permission?

I have a friend that has notified several people in a club that we are a part of that I have Aids....We see the same Dr..She is in a fight with my boyfriend so to get back at him she has now run around and disclosed my status to a club we are apart...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Although I would consider your "friend" to be a scumbag, you have no legal recourse. Perhaps you can have a heart-to-heart talk with Chatty-Cathy blabbermouth advising her that disclosing your status is uncool and if she doesn't... Read more »

medicine for sub-type O?

Dear Dr,I just wonder whether the current treatment metohds for HIVcan also apply to sub-type O of HIV? If it does, patients with sub-type O also could use the same medicines for other common HIV? By the way, can the patient order the medicine for...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The answer appears to be yes. There is little published data,only a few case reports. But viral load appears to be reduced effectively by conventional therapies.MH... Read more »
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Not given a date, but dealt a death sentence

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
I was diagnosed with full-blown AIDS in November of 2002. My whole life was turned upside down. I have suffered from severe depression all my life. I have been a homeless person, thrown out of home at 15 yrs old, and have survived any and every... Read more »

Do I have HIV and could I have given it to my boyfriend?

Posted by peterparker1, 2 Replies
Last year, I had unprotected a few times. I never got tested or screened, I know, so stupid of me. I never got sick or showed any symptoms. I have a new boyfriend we've been dating for 2 months and he's suddenly had a really bad flu. He said he's... Read more »


Posted by Queenster, 1 Reply
Hiya all, is so sad in some part of the World like Africa more especially Ghana where expired drugs are given to hiv positive people. I don't know which organisation or how the drugs gets to Ghana, but it is so bad to give expired drugs persons... 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 »