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Does superinfection really exist?

I've been reading different sources around the world about superinfection being an urban mith. Where can I find a serius and trustufull source of information about this?

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What do these other mutations mean?

Hi, First of all, thanks for all the helpful advise and information you've given on this site. It's been a great help for someone newly infected. I just received the results of my resistance test. The Genotypic Resistance Interpretation Algorithm sho...

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Atripla in my Bowel Movements

I have been taking Atripla in the morning due to time zone changes I have for work and I have not suffered from Side Effects, However the last several days I have noticed in my stool, what appears to be a half desolved white pill roughly 3 hours afte...

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superinfection risk?

Hello, Both my lover and I are poz for a couple of decades each. We're healthy but I'm concerned because he came in me and I don't want a "superinfection", or resistance due to his HIV having a ride in my body. What now? Thank you.

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Does everyone eventually require meds

I tested positive in Dec 06, my most recent cd4 ws 660 and VL only 6200. My doctor thinks I have been positive for 10 years or more and that my body is doing a good job of defending the virus. Is it possible for some people to keep the virus in chec...

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what does undectable mean?

my boyfriend has been taking atripla since jan07 blood work from feb came back and his md told him that he is undectable this was over the phone unfortuanatly he didnt ask what does that mean i have read somethings but im confused and dont want to as...

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resistance to meds. / liver and kidney test bad

my girlfreind has known for two years she has aids. her # were 88,000 load, 112 cd4the doctors started her meds on viracept/ travada several mounts later, her load wouldn't go down, they switched her meds. to rayataz, travada, noriver. few mounts lat...

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HIV meds & Viagra

A boyfriend I had in 1976 now lives in Miami, but he came back to NYC in 2004. Together we marched against the Republican convention, which re-nominated Bush. He still looked swell at 54, and says he still loves me, but he laments that he has ED. (W...

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Can you explain the genotypes and what they mean?

i went off meds because my viral load was undectable and because i cannot afford them anymore.Within a few months my viral load went to 40,000. Then 3 months after that 500 and 3 months later undectable again---OFF meds. My genotype came back M184V ...

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Why is my CD4 dropping?

I was diagonised with HIV in 2005 and my CD4 was at 1. After taking Trimone40 for about 1 full year, quite alright my CD4 count raised to 142 but I developed lipo and I switched to Ziagen, Lamuvidine and Nevirapine. My CD4 raised up to 242 the last ...