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When To Start Treatment For HIV

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Ask the Experts

diagonized as TB meningitis and started DOTS treatment in HIV +

my father is Hiv positive, his CD4 is 74, he is having severe headache and recently admitted in hospital with high fever and immediate memory loss. but now he has started ART drugs ( stauvidine + efeviarence) and DOTS treatment for TB. but still now...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Treating severe TB and HIV/AIDS at the same time can be a challenge but numerous studies and clinical experience support the approach of aggressive TB treatment AND early/simultaneous treatment for the HIV infection. Side effects of meds and immune... Read more »

toxoplasmosis and starting HIV treatment

I have just been diagnosed with toxo and HIV.My CD4 count is 5.Yet they tell me I cant start... Read more »

When can i start HIV treatment?

I have been positive for 5 years now,i am yet to start treatment.My CD4 count was 147 in June,i... Read more »
Articles
Test Positive Aware Network

Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...His T-cell count had dropped to 304 cells and his viral load was a whopping 203,000. His physician here recommended starting HIV treatment. Although Ethan is working in a business started by himself and his significant other, he did not have any... Read more »
The Well Project

Starting HIV Treatment

...next step is for you and your health care provider to choose a drugregimen. Currently, there are close to 30 drugs approved for HIV treatment.They are grouped into five classes: Entry inhibitors (includes fusion inhibitors and CCR5... Read more »
Project Inform

The Rationale for TLC+, and Project Inform's Position on When to Start HIV Treatment

...approach from the "Test & Treat" model developed by Granich, which proposed that achieving nearly universal HIV testing and treatment for HIV-positive people would improve the health outcomes of South Africans and nearly eliminate new infections.... Read more »
Project Inform

Project Inform's Position on When to Start HIV Treatment

...These guidelines allow for varied interpretation by HIV providers. In this document, Project Inform -- a trusted provider of HIV treatment information for 25 years -- presents its position regarding HIV testing, when HIV-positive people might... Read more »
Connect With Others

new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
This new treatment proposes to successfully control the virus in those infected, destroying a constant region of the virus and thus inactivating it's activity. The treatment may also prevent infection in high risk groups. This has been all over... Read more »

Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
http://aegis.healthology.com/webcast_transcript.asp?f=hiv&c=hiv_nrtisidefx&b=aegis Read more »

HIV and Treatment Denial

Posted by Deny, 3 Replies
I was told a month ago by my doctor that I was HIV positive and that my cd4 count was 380. My doctor informed me of the various treatments to take if my CD4 drops below 350. I told my doctor that I refuse to take any medications, that I am not... Read more »

Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
...Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel The Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection is seeking nominations for a community representative Read more »