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Using Lessons From HIV Activism, People With 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Fight for the #MillionsMissing Img

Using Lessons From HIV Activism, People With 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Fight for the #MillionsMissing

The onset of mysterious, severe symptoms led Terri Wilder to a diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), or chronic fatigue syndrome. Using lessons learned from her years of HIV activism, Wilder promotes ME awareness against indifference and bias....

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How to u avoid insomnia side effect when taking triumeq

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I hate TEEVIR! 19th day and I want to stop

Dr.Henry, Thank you for answering my post regarding a rash on the 10th day of taking TEEVIR. The Rash disappeared after taking Allegra but I have not stopped taking Allegra for fear that the rash will return. I was put on PEP after an encounter with ...

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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

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What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV Women and Anemia Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself

What Is Anemia?

Anemia is a medical condition that occurs when you have a lower than normal amount of r...

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Atripla, switch to Stribild, and now back to Atripla?

I've been on Atripla for 4 years (VL undetectable, no resistance to any drugs, CD4 600). Last week I switched to Stribild upon my doctor's suggestion, apparently a better tolerated drug. I am having very hard time adjusting to it, I feel very dizzy, ...

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Truvada PrEP & insomnia

First, I would like to begin by saying that this is an AMAZING website/resource. I have learned an incredible amount from reading as much as I can on here. As a result I have not only become more educated about HIV, I am also less afraid of the virus...

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tribuss tablets

Good morning my name is Ruby from South Africa, Johannesburg. I was diagnosed with HIV on the 3 March 2013 and my CD4 count is 649 there I requested the Doctor to put me on ARV coz I belief I should take medication related to the desease I have. I do...

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What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line

What Is Anemia?

Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. It carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the b...

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How long am I contagious? Syphilis (SYPHILIS, 2011)

I was diagnosed with Syphilis last march, I was given two penicillin injectios in the course of two weeks (April the 7th and 14th). I had unprotected sex with my partner on June the 16th (for the first time), and did it four times between that date a...

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hsv 2 positive hiv false positive (SENSITIVITY VERSUS SPECIFICITY, 2011)

I was diagnosed with hsv 2 in April, my IgG was 1.84 & my IgM was 1.48. I was tested back in February for HIV 1/2 & i received notification that it was negative. When i was at the doctors yesterday, come to find out the 1st test came back hiv type 2...