Why Have My HIV Meds Stopped Working

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Ask the Experts

Can a HIV patient get the lapband and will meds still work afterwards?

If a HIV patient is on meds can they get the lapband procedure done with no problem? After the surgery will their med still be absorb ok in their stomach?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Several HIV+ patients in our clinic have undergone a variety of weight reduction procedures with results generally mirroring the general Read more »

HIV meds work on HICRT?

Hi Dr. WohlI am antibody positive for HICRT (rare retovirus that also causes AIDS). My reverse... Read more »

HIV meds and adherence with work schedule

Hey guys,I'm writing to see if you can help think of a solution to a rather difficult problem.My... Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, May 27, 2009 - The Body

... HIV News & Views, May 27, 2009 - The Body May 27, 2009 What's New at TheBody.com News & Views Library Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Working Positive

...engagement, and toward something more stable and satisfying than subsistence level income. More and more of us are thinking about work. I'm a gay man with AIDS. That's one of the ways I can be identified, but it's also true that I've been many... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Health Care Access Working Group Action Alert: Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS

...begin debating legislation this week. The move to reform health care in the United States must ensure that everyone living with HIV benefits from early and reliable access to lifesaving care and treatment. However, there are increasing rumors... Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

... News and Research --> FAQ Articles on HIV & AIDS Who Gets HIV/AIDS in the United States? Illustrations of How HIVWorks How Your Immune System Works History of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Origins of HIV What Are the Symptoms of... Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...this thread as a place to exchange ideas, talk about supplements, etc., and how it all relates mentally and physically to being hiv+. right now i'm on atripla (taken once a day) and bactrin (taken m, w, f) to prevent pneumonia. my numbers are... Read more »

HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
...I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program at a major Read more »

Working Out

Posted by dreamdzign, 7 Replies
...ALWAYS tired. A couple years ago I found out my body was no longer producing testosterone. Another side effect of long-term HIV infection, doesn't happen to everyone, but... there it is. So no big deal, I take injections every two weeks to... Read more »

Can you work full time through life with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...about the prognosis of hiv this day and age and can live a fairly normal life. But also read about people on disability and not working. So what I need to know is the truth. Am I going to be able to work full time forevor to support my kids? ... Read more »