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Re: Re: I thought HIV doesn't equal AIDS...not in my case!

Hi Dr. Young, I received my viral stats today: with a viral load of 82,400 and a CD4 level of 297. I'm newly diagnosed and no HIV expert...but even I know these numbers are very bad, especially with the sky high viral load. However, the doctor still...

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GenoSure Archive

There appears to be a new test that my help many of the longtime people who currently have viral load below detection to determine what drugs they may have resistance to. Do you think this test is accurate? Is it a very expensive test? I feel it migh...

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Just realized that I missed 6 days of Truvada.

Good Morning, I have been undetectable for about 10 years now and my current meds are Presista, Isentress, Norvir, and Truvada. I was resistant to all other current meds and this regimen was a last resort for me several years ago. I just realized, th...

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mutation.

I had pep as only truvada. Now i am tensed the virus i might have may be it would be truvada resistance. I am from india. I had breaf i sertive vaginal sex.

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TENVIR EM + RALTEGRAVEER

HI, I AM FROM INDIA .MY FATHER IS 62 YEARS AND IS A CARDIAC PATEINT WITH DIABETES AND IS DIAGNOSED WITH HIV1 6 MONTHS BACK. WE STARTED THE TREATMENT WITH VIRADAY (CIPLA) (ATRIPLA) BUT AFTER 1.5 MONTHS OF MEDICATIONS SIDE EFFECTS WE REALISED IT WAS DU...

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messed up on isentress dosing for 4 weeks

I take Truvada (1x/day) and Issentress (2x/day), but recently switched from Isentress to Edurant (in preperation for my move to Thailand) and it wasn't doing a great job so switched back to Iseentress and I have just realized I have been failing to t...

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missed 3 days oy meds

I missed 3 days of taking my complera.Will this cause a problem for me

Adherence and HIV Resistance Risk With Stribild Img
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Adherence and HIV Resistance Risk With Stribild

Is HIV resistance something you have to worry about? With antiretrovirals being stronger than ever and keeping people living with HIV (PLWHA) living longer than ever, resistance is a topic that worries a lot of people. We know meds are effective -- a...

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Prep effectiveness for Truvada-resistant virus

Dear Mr. Young, I am in a mixed-status relationship with my HIV-positive partner. We decided to always apply triple protection - condoms, daily Prep and him on ART. My understanding is that if the virus my partner carries is not resistant to Truvada,...

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Stable, healthy CD4\. Will Truvada alone suppress vl of 2500?

I've been off ART for 7 months, have had three med changes in 14 years, two prior "vacations" between changes, and have a great deal of CNS/PNS, endocrine damage/disfunction, as well as kidney failure that resolved 3+ years ago following dialysis and...