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What Types Of Medicine Are Given To People With Hiv

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The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...ingredients such as fillers, artificial colors, or flavorings. If you have food sensitivities, this is where you can check if there are ingredients that may cause you problems. Microbiology and Clinical Pharmacology For most people who are not health care professionals, a lot of the information in this section is difficult to understand. Don't worry if you don't understand every word! Basically, this section tells how the medicine works...
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is use of homeopathic medicine for sinusitis during window period of hiv has any effect on hiv??? (HOMEOPATHY, 2010)

sir...i am using homeopathic medicine for sinusitis(sinus in nose) disease since nov 2009 and is continuous using that till now....on 30 mar 2010 i had a sex with a prostitute 0f unknown hiv status and on 01 sep 2010 and on 15 sep 2010 i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...notion that symptoms of disease can be cured by extremely small amounts of substances that produce similar symptoms in healthy people when administered in large amounts. The word "homeopathy" is derived from the Greek words homoios (similar) and... Read more »

Life span with infection of both types(HIV 1 and 2).

Consider a person who is infected with both HIV virus types (1 and 2 ) or only with HIV-2 .As most of the medicines are targetted for HIV-1 type,Do u think that person can have a normal life span( or at least 20 years) if his infection is detected...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...well within expectations (depending on your current age and other health conditions). Many of our medications will trteat both types and the same principles that apply to one apply to the other.Best,Joe Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause severe skin disease in people with eczema. Throw the used gloves away; never use disposable gloves more than once. Many persons with or without AIDS are infected with a virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV), which can be spread in urine or... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the basic facts about HIV and AIDS. AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is caused by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). People who are infected with HIV can look and feel healthy and may not know for years that they are infected. However,... Read more »
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Project Inform

Making Decisions About Therapies

...the Research Show? Explore, Examine and Challenge Your Beliefs About Therapy What Has Been the Experience of Friends and People You Trust? Does Your Healthcare Provider Have an Opinion? The Power of the Mind Once You've Made a... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Invirase (Saquinavir mesylate)

...options.These medicines do not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and do not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Saquinavir mesylate comes in tablets and hard gelatin capsules. Saquinavir comes... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...stable at 8 per 1,000 during 1977-84. While death rates remained stable at 8 per 1,000 from 1985-1992 among HIV-seronegative persons with severe hemophilia, deaths rose steeply among those who had become HIV-seropositive following HIV-tainted... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Institute of Medicine Recommends Changes for People With HIV/AIDS to Qualify for Disability

...SSA. Raeline Nobles, executive director of the Dallas-based non-profit AIDS Arms, said SSA currently allows disability for people with a CD4 count of 200. She said she sees many clients who get along fine with a CD4 count of 100. "But... Read more »
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im really scared

Posted by Unlucky2, 2 Replies
...anymore... i hope somehow she is negative ... but the only person i had unpretected sex was her.... and this week i developed some kind of throat/ mouth infection, cough, sneezing, runny nose, diarrhea, stomach pain, headache, am i going to... Read more »

My HIV MD pisses me off!

Posted by jmiami, 7 Replies
...those super skinny, super healthy eating, sports nut and he looked at me in disgust like I weighed 500 pounds in front of these people. I was acting cool and collective but I really wanted to belt him one. Needless to say, I am finding another... Read more »

Info from NYC dept of health? Is 4 weeks suffice?

Posted by Anonymous
...How soon after exposure can HIV infection be detected? With the HIV antibody tests used in New York State, virtually all people who are infected will test positive within one month of being infected. Most people will test positive even sooner. ... Read more »

Window questions answered

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 4 Replies
...doctors/researchers , that MADE THEMSELVES FAMOUS, by their work on developing a window period. Likewise, on this site are many anonymous people, and many worry wells, who like to make reference to these doctors FAME, in attempts to reach a... Read more »