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Dual Maintenance Therapy With Dolutegravir + Rilpivirine

In clinical trials called Sword 1 and Sword 2, researchers testing a combination of dolutegravir/rilpivirine (Juluca) found it to be effective and tolerable.

Tamika Thomas

How to Avoid Rare HIV-Related Diseases: Get Tested, Start Treatment

Tamika Thomas' HIV went undiagnosed for years, and as a result, she developed a condition called PML, which is the reason Tamika is in a wheelchair.

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HIV and the Brain

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Introduction HIV-Associated Brain Problems Diagnosing HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND) Treatment for HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder Help for Memory Problems Taking Care of Yourself


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Protease Inhibitors Linked to Cognitive Decline: What Do We Know and What Can We Do?

While we have long known that the HIV virus is neurotoxic, new studies suggest that HIV medications, specifically protease inhibitors, may play a larger role in cognitive decline than previously suspected.

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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

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What Is Peripheral Neuropathy (PN)? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments AIMS for PN

What Is Peripheral Neuropathy (PN)?

Many people living with HIV (HIV+) devel...

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Personal Stories

The Day My AIDS Dementia Diagnosis Went Away

Lynda Arnold recounts how a diagnosis of AIDS Dementia Complex impacted her life and the journey that led to the day she was handed back the keys to her life.

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Hiv and Numbness

am taking medication for HIV and Aids and I feel numbness on my feel, toes and at the edge if my fingers, what can I do to take rid of these please help me?

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Buttock weight loss

This year has been a real roller coaster for me. Back in March I had a spine operation which involved the insertion of a metal cage as part of treatment for extreme back and leg pain. In addition to this I've had significant weight loss ( around a st...

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Re: Dementia from HIV meds

Thank you once again for answering my questions. His last resistance test a couple years ago showed that he was resistance to most families of drugs, that's why the selzentry was brought in. At this time, there is no other regimen available to him. H...

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Truvada and Tivicay

Hi there for a Very long time i have been suffering from Bad Headache's/Migrianes also dificulty sleeping/insomnia i have been on Tivicay since september and truvada for about 4years would you think this could be making issue worose other night i wen...