Latest by Keith Henry, M.D.

Is it safe to get tattoos to cover KS lesions?

After 2 years if chemo, the KS is out of my vital organs, however I still have many remaining lesions. Is it safe to get tattoos over them?

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Lamivudine 300 mg VS Emtricitabine 200 mg

Dear Doc, Hope this email finds you well. I really need your advise. My viral load is undetectable now with CD4 500 plus. But if from time to time I switch my meds : Efavirenz+Lamivudine+Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate with TEEVIR (Efavirenz+Emtricitab...

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Changing from 9am and 9pm to 9:30am and 9:30pm

Hello, im jap i am hiv positive. I would like to know how can i change my time schedule of taking my arv meds. I taking it 9am lamizido and 9pm lamizido ang efav. I would like to change the time of taking it to 9:30am and 9:30pm.. Please instruct me....

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Off Complera for 4 month

I have been off complera for 4 months and wondering would I be resistant to the drug now? I also have noticed some swollen Lymph nodes in my neck, and groin area. Should I be concerned? I was off meds because I lost insurance and was not able to get ...

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High Blood Pressure and body aches

Hi I am HIV positive since April 2016. I started ART immediately I.e.Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate and Raltegravir. In November 2016 my viral load is undetectable and CD4 is 794. I was doing well but since last week of November 20...

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Sprem Count

I am a 50 year old male with AIDS. My CD4 count is 1100 and my viral load is under 20. I am taking Descovy, Sustiva, Metformin, Gabapentin, and multivitamins. My semen is clear and watery and limited when I ejaculate. How can I increase my sperm cou...

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Triumeq & nausea

I just recently stopped Genvoya for a month due to some unmanageable side effects and decided to start Triumeq again. This time i've been having nausea which i didn't experience the last time I tried this medications, i just had some GI side effects,...

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Does GHB lower the amount of stribild in bloostream?

Can the use of GHB lower the amount of Stribild or ather arv's in user blood and therefore lead to resistance

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truvada to descovy

my doctor switched me from truvada to descovy and my viral load became detectable after years of being undetectable, not to mention my cholesterol went up a lot and I'm experiencing terrible back pain of what seems to be my liver

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skin error

I was to inquire if my skin will get better cz am hiv positive since 2001 when I found out but my parents never told me from when I was a kid that I was born with the virus but then I got skin issues and my skin has been bad since and never been bett...

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