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How safe is my meds long term

I have been on truvada and isenntress for nine years should i remain on them or should i change to one pill regimen

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Stribild with dairy products.

Hi doctor. I'm starting Stribild for 1 month PEP. I read that Stribild is best taken with lots of fats. Is it okay to use dairy products such as butter or cheese as the main source of fat? Thanks doctor.

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I want to take ART once a year

Hi doctor. My CD4 count is 784,viral load is 1286 and I don't want to take ARVs I only want that one we take yearly as am afraid I will forget to take them sometimes as am always busy at work

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Can I eat meat before taking ART medicine?

I am currently on Efavirenz/Lamivudine/Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate 600 mg/300 mg/300 mg Tablets. I was advised to take one tablet per day 2 hours after dinner. Can I eat non-vegtarian food for dinner before taking this tablet ? What about fatty foo...

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Leave Your Problems on the Dancefloor: A Four-Year Journey From Diagnosis to HIV Care

"When we talk about HIV testing and treatment, it isn't always as simple as just telling people to get tested or into care," writes Richard Wolitski, Ph.D.

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Stribild for treating wasting syndrome

I got really sick so I went to the hospital I was HIV but I didn't take my meds so I ended up with 73 T-cells they gave me stribild and while I was in the hospital I lost 23 lb and I've been on striving for 3 weeks and I gained 10 pounds does stribil...

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missed taking my Triumeq by about 9 hours

Hi Doctor, I normally take my Triumeq at 9 in the morning. Would it be ok as I've missed taking my pill 6 hours later. Is there a cause of concern as to the issue of drug resistance?

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Changing from Combivir and Stocrin to Atripla

Hi, I've been on Combivir & Stocrin for 12 years, VL undectectable, CD4 600. Over the last few months I've developed server muscle problems which are often debilitating cramps in my back and across my chest. I want to change to Atripla as it has les...

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Complera for a year but

My cr level getting higher n seems kidney is getting weaker, does new drug can help n which one ? I'm undetectable for 3 months

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terriffed of arv treatment

So I recently found out I was hiv positive, I experienced seroconversion symptoms in may after I fell very ill, I brushed it off as normal flu but after a month of swollen lymph nodes that's wouldn't go down I got worried and decided to test. Well I'...