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Is it ok to take Valtrex and stribild?

Is it ok to take stribild and Valtrex ? Im a lil nervous

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Resistence?

I have 598 CD4 and 897 CV no adherent no treatment, is this a resistence signal, My doctor suspend to me teh ARVS

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Taking Genvoya every other day.

I live outside the US and cant afford genvoya monthly. How dangerous scientifically speaking would it be to tak Genvoya every other day. I have to pay cash and It is very expensive. Thankyou Saki

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Drug Resistance

Key PointsAs HIV multiplies in the body, the virus sometimes mutates (changes form) and produces variations of itself. Variations of HIV that develop while a person is taking HIV medicines can lead to drug-resistant strains of HIV.With drug resistanc...

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Prolonged treatment interruption

Hi Dr, I know this is a controversial question to answer but I need help. I have been off meds for 10 days and more likely to be so until 31 January '18. In my three years since diagnosis I have been fully adherent to my treatment. My last lab resul...

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Am I failing?

Hi Dr. Holodniy: I've been + for 22 yrs. Since 1996 I've NEVER been detectable ... until now. Before 2010, my health group tested to <72. Since then <48. I switched from Tivicay/Truvada to Tiv/Descovy in Aug 2016. Before switching, VL Always: < 48...

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Missed a dose of Genvoya

Ive been recently diagnosed and have taken my medication everyday as required for the past three months and just missed a dose. Wont get my next dosage until I pick up my meds tomorrow am. Will I be at risk for resistance to the meds?

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Genvoya

Hello Doc. I'm taking Genvoya for almost 2 years, I haven't had any problems so far, by the way, about 3 month since I started with it I became undetectable. Now my question is, some times I do not take the medicine at the same time every day (but ne...

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Brazil switching everyone from Kaletra to Darunavir - Can I keep my existing NRTI + NNRTI (4th combo - 15 years success)

Hello Dr. Young - Thanks for your great work on this forum! I'm 55yo male, 21 years HAART, on 4th combo, 15+ years VL ud, CD4 600-800. Latest labs all normal - liver (TGO, TGP), lipids (HDL, LDL, TG), urea. (Maybe due to "paleo" diet?) I'm in Brazil...

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Run out of TRIUMEQ

I had to travel abroad and didn't take enough TRIUMEQ Tabs with me. My viral load was already undetectable (I started my therapy as soon as i discovered my HIV-Infection). Now i'm already on the fifth (5th) week without taking my Tabs and i've been f...