Follow Us
https://www.thebody.com/category/starting-hiv-treatment
HIV Treatment and Medical Care

Starting HIV Treatment and Medical Care

The Latest

A Lifelong Journey With HIV is Easier Without the Extra Baggage Img
Personal Stories

A Lifelong Journey With HIV is Easier Without the Extra Baggage

Getting tested is only the beginning -- for people who test positive, it is (or should be) the entry point into HIV care and treatment. For those who test negative, it's part of an ongoing process of staying that way.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Viral load going up

I'm taking eflaten my viral load went from 5000 to180000 to 210000 what can be the problem

Q&A: Ask the Experts

How toxic are the hiv medication?

I'm 21 years old and I was diagnosed a few weeks ago. My doctor prescribed me a one pill a day drug called Genvoya. I hear that someone my age can live a full life, but I just don't see how. I unsteady that these drugs save our lives, but for how lon...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Side effect of tivicay

My brother is hiv+. He has hepatite b. His cd4 was 42 and hiv rna was 350.000 one month ago. We are at hospital since that day. They did lots of tests. One week ago Our dr started truvada+tivicay to my brother. One day after starting that combination...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

two pills versus one

Dear Doctor Young, for the past 12 years I have been taking truvada and sustive (2 pills) once a day at night. now the doctor wants to put me on atripla. he says that it is the same medicine but i only have to take one pill once a day at night. is th...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Treatment

Hi, I started my treatment in Australia a few months ago. The medication here is free for the moment. I was wondering what do I need and where can I go for the medication. Is it free to Malaysian? Currently, I'm taking Triumeq and my HIV status turne...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Greetings from Thailand

Hello Dr Ben, Greetings from the Land of Smiles "Thailand" ... as you may recall I personally have been HIV Positive for over 7 years. I am an expatriate retired and living in Thailand. 100% of all my treatment over the last 6 years and medication ha...

Chance of HIV Rebounding After Successful Treatment Steadily Declining Img
News

Chance of HIV Rebounding After Successful Treatment Steadily Declining

The chance of HIV rebounding after starting and maintaining antiretroviral therapy lies close to 1% per year in certain groups living with HIV, according to a study published in The Lancet HIV.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Trivenz side effects

I'm hiv positive and pregnant. I started taking trivenz yesterday and i was not feeling well when i wake up this morning, i was feeling week, is this trivenz good for a pregnant women. And I want to know can i eat before taking medication.

ART in Pictures: HIV Treatment Explained Img

ART in Pictures: HIV Treatment Explained

A new 32-page resource from HIV i-Base explains HIV treatment by using a few easy pictures.