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Throwing up

I have taken metronidazole 400mg at 3pm and felt sick after 8 hours I threw up do I need to go back to the GP and retake my pills?

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u defaulted what do i do

I started on my arvs in 2008, but in 2016 I started defaulting because I was stressed out so much that all I wanted was death and i thought if I defaulted I'd live for just a little while and die later I tried going back to the same but it made me si...

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Pep teatment

The day after having unprotected sex i went to clinic and the nurse gives me the truvada only to take 1 pill avery night, My question is : Is it gonna be effective only without other medecine like hiv-1 infection product?

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I just want to check whether my treatment is up-to-date

I just want to check whether my treatment is up-to-date Hi Doctor, Ive taken nevirapine, zidovudine, lamivudine daily for my HIV treatment. I've been on them over 10 years. I think I adhere and tolerate to them very well. However, could I be taking a...

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Truvada and alcohol vs hosptial

Hello, I was recently prescribed truvada and am currently taking it. The hospital medication instructions tell me to NOT drink alcohol at all while on this product, yet I have found online sources that say it is okay. Which is the right answer?

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3 hours late on pep 5th day

Took 4 pep pills on time 5th day was 3 hours late..does this have an matter or does the levels still mantain in blood for compensation?

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Doctor with HIV

Hello dr. Young, I'm a peruavian doctor, I want to go to the United States to do my medical residence, my only wonder is that if I'm gonna be permitted to practice medicine while having hiv.

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Hepatitis

What does Hbsag reactive result mean.

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Odefsey

I was on complera for years an doctor switched me to odefsey an was on it for 6mths before i started to think about killing myself Doctor put me back on complera . Now got a new Doctor an I just refilled pick it up to onlg find out im back on odefsey...

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hiv from negative energy

Can negative energy create hiv in the body? I mean can negative thoughts create hiv?