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Life expectancy in HIV patients after infection.

Hello doctors and experts, thanks for the care and love you give us. Here follows my question. Please answer me. What could be the average life expectancy of an HIV positive from the date of acquisition if he is 24 years and starts proper medications...

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Does antacids affect arvs

I sometimes get so bloated and get terrible heart burn. When this happens I usually take Citro Soda antacid. Can this affect the effectiveness of my arvs. I am on Odimune.

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Stribild to Genvoya spike

I habe been undetectable for over 3years on Stribild. Recently, my Dr recommended Genvoya for its same efficacy but less side effects. While finishing up my first month on Genvoya, ive had regular labs drawn. My follow up 2weeks later, Dr informed me...

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Side effects or it's just my immune system?

Hello I was diagnosed hiv positive 4 months ago and taking arv After one month taking it. I had allergies of this med hospital decided to change my med. After few weeks i feel okay with my new med but really makes me dizzy. After that i had shingles ...

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HIV+ and HIV- Relationship

Hello, Doctor Henry My female partner (long term relation with me)is HIV+ and she is on Attachement Inhibitor (Maraviroc), Fuzron and the third drug is Dolutegravir. She has MFR Virus but sensitive to this three drugs. I m taking Prep (Truvada 5 time...

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Blood Pressure

Hello, For five years, I was on a coctail of Norvir, Epivir, Isentress, and Prezista. In September, my ID doctor changed my prescription to Descovy and Tivicay. At this point, the virus is undetectable. My cholesterol and sugar are very good. The pro...

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Symptoms Despite VL 46 CD4 1473

I was diagnosed in April 2016\. VL 64,300 CD4 885\. Started Triumeq mid-June. The virus was not resistant to any meds. I had a 2 month symptomatic seroconversion. 7/28/16 VL 50 CD4 773; 10/28/16 VL 46 CD4 1473\. I developed asthmatic bronchitis late ...

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Dark facial complexion due to arvs.

Can dark facial complexion be treated?

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On Triumeq 5 months

I started a daily regimen of Triumeq 5 months ago. At the beginning, I experienced almost-immediate, overwhelming nausea in addition to insomnia. At that point, I was taking it with breakfast. When the nausea persisted, I switched to taking my meds w...

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syphilis and dizziness

i am currently taking : lamivudine + zidovudine + atazanavir + ritonavir. then i got diagnosed whit syphilis. (it seems that i had it long time). they gave me penicillin and turns out that i was allergic. so docs gave me erythromycin (every 6 hours p...