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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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My CD4s getting backward after three months of RVT :((

Hello: for a year and a half I felt sick and no doctor detected that I had 24 cd4s and 37,000 viral load. I start taking Atripla and at 17 days I got hives and I was diagnosed with intoxication by medication. My doctor told me to stop it and I change...

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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...

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am on truvada and edurant

I am having a problem with the medication that am taking and i always feeling dizzy and i recently had bad taste buds. I never receive cancelling and i am always scared of my life that am dying cause side effects of the pill makes me see and feel my ...

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New "diet" doubt

Doctor Young, Ive been on Kaletra + Tenofovir/Lamivudine for 10 years. Now, my health care provider wants to replace Kaletra by another PI. I have two options: Prezista/Norvir (600/100 mg) once a day or Atazanavir/Norvir (forgot the dosage). The Teno...

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Question about issentris

What if I took 2nd dose of issentris way to early by mistake thinking it was a vitamin. (About 4 hrs apart). Should I take tomorrow's dose at same time as usual? Will I have a bad reaction. And will that be enough to make me resist it?

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sustiva drop from 600mg to 400mg

Hi dr benjamin, i would like to try sustiva 600mg to 400mg is this OK? I'm on atripla, 2 months and now having sleep problems are there any rules on being ud and cd4 count before trying etc?

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Switching from atripla to stribild after 2 months?

I would like to switch from atripla to stribild because of CNS issues. I started arvs 2 months ago cd4 289 vl3000. Is it OK to switch if my vl is undetectable or not undetectable is it important to be ud before switching?

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Tired of AZT

Hello Dr. Young, I live in Brazil and I on Dolutegravir + AZT + Lamivudine. I feel tired all the time and this make me want to stop taking AZT. I don't have much options here. My doctor says that I shoul try Nevirapine. What do you think? I asked abo...

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Tivicay and Truvada

Hello I'm from Peru, I had been diagnosed with HIV in May 2017, my doctor told me that I was in the acute phase and that it was in the perfect moment to start treatment, so I started with Tivicay and Truvada. My inicial viral load was 1`688,769 and C...