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VL764,300 high risk for O.I.?

My Vl is 764,300 or CD4 is 214 what is mt risk of O.I.I was not on meds because of drug allergies and serious side effects but am now on---6-Fortovase--1-Norvir-2-Epivir at bedtime. I have been on this combo 1 week. I was on Videx also but it was...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Both your CD4 count and viral load put you at risk for an OI, and the risk will increase if your T cells decrease further. I am concerned about your current combination: while Read more »

Risk of O.I. question.

Hi, The O.I. forum isn't currently taking questions, but I'm sure you can answer this question, if... Read more »

Concerned about risk/living with roommate with significant hiv risk

Dear Dr. Bob, first i just want to say the work you do on here is amazing. you really do make a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Beliefs About Transmission Risk and Vulnerability, Treatment Adherence and Sexual Risk Behavior Among a Sample of HIV-Positive MSM

... Optimistic beliefs about HIV transmission risk and STD vulnerability that are generated by advances in HIV treatment can influence motivation to practice safer sex. The current Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Risk-Related Attitudes, Interpersonal Influences, and Intentions Among At-Risk Urban, Early Adolescent Girls

...influences, and intentions. Girls in high sexual experimentation and risk groups scored highest on deviant peer norms; endorsements of risky behaviors; and inability to refuse unprotected sex, offset negative partner influences, avoid... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Exposure Among Black and Minority Ethnic Youth in Northwest London: Findings From a Study Translating a Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk-Reduction Intervention to the UK Setting

...Interventions with young women need to place greater emphasis on: entering and maintaining healthy relationships; awareness of risks attached to different forms of concurrency and how concurrency arises; skills to redress power imbalances and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High-Risk Sex Partner Increases STD Risk

... A partner's sexual risk behaviors were more predictive of STDs than an individual's own sexual activities, a recent study found. The researchers, from Read more »
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I'm major stressed is this low risk/no risk?

Posted by xandernumpty
...boxers and then went and cleaned up. I was sober.. well one beer. But he was a complete random stranger. Have i put myself at risk?, i called an sti hotline they said no risk, the health clinic nurse said minimal whilst the health counsellor... Read more »

Sanitary Pads - Real risk or no risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was already healing). My question is: if the pad was soiled with blood and came into contact with the abrasion, would I be at risk for HIV? Are there any documented cases on this? Please help me. Thanks. Read more »

Low Risk or No Risk?

Posted by SamGlue, 2 Replies
...what happened. So I rang the needle hotline and was told different information. They assured me that there was actually NO risk at all because the needles given out to drug users in Australia are small guage needles but moreso becuase any blood... Read more »

Low Risk/High Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing Read more »