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Side Effects of HIV Drugs

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Side Effects and HIV Drugs Knowing About Side Effects Can Help Women and Side Effects More Common Side Effects More Serious Side Effects Other Possible Side Effects Side Effects or Toxicities During Pregnancy Taking C...

By The Well Project

What Is an Opportunistic Infection?

Key PointsOpportunistic infections (OIs) are infections that occur more often or are more severe in people with weakened immune systems than in people with healthy immune systems. People with weakened immune systems include people living with HIV or ...

By AIDSinfo

Diabetes and HIV

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What Is Diabetes? Symptoms of Diabetes Glucose (Blood Sugar) Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? HIV and Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? Taking Care of Yourself


By The Well Project

Q&A on Dolutegravir Use in Women of Childbearing Age

Questions and answers on potential risk of neural tube defects in infants born to women who were taking dolutegravir (DTG) at the time of conception.

By World Health Organization

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....

By Olivia G. Ford

The Cranky Queer's Guide to Chronic Illness

"We've got a lot to talk about; we can help each other through," JD Davids writes.

By JD Davids

Trivenz while pregnant

Hi I just want to know if is it safe to take trivenz while I'm pregnant. I founded out that I'm HIV + and my doctor prescribe me take HIV treatment, I went to the chemist with the prescription and they gave me Trivenz. When I'm reading the paper insi...

By Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

inegy tablets and cancer

Hello Doctor I have used inegy 10 mg tablets to treat high cholesterol levels as side effects of Kaletra I used for 15 years. I have read the side effects of inegy. Cancer is one of them. Now I am afraid to use it. I can't change Kaletra as it has im...

By Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

HIV + IVF egg donor recipient

Hi, I am a 41 year old woman who has been HIV+ (healthy, w/ an undetectable viral load) for 11 years. My husband is HIV- and we've been trying to start a family for several years. I have been dx w/ fertility issues (low ovarian reserve). We are looki...

By Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Started meds

I drank my first pill (ATROIZA) last night and it made me feel horrible. How long does this last as if I'm going to feel like that every night I'm not going to drink it. Any advice please?

By Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.