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Was wondering if anyone is dealing with the horrible effects of peripheral neuropathy and if so lets talk symptoms and treatment. I am desperate to regain strength to get my life back. Any feedback would be appreciated.
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Hi I have been HIV positive for the past 20 years. my viral load has been undetectable for some time now. I am on the last line of medication and my doctor is deciding to switch me to the line before that. is this advisable.
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Please can someone help me here. ? A friend suffering of hiv and hepatitis C was taking a traditional treatment for the cure of hepatitis C , surprisingly when he went for control for his hiv 2 months ago , the viral load went down ...
susanndifor4 | Last answer
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I have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS 8 years ago after experiencing soaking sweat nights. I have been taking medication (Truvada and Raltegravir) regularly since then. Everythng is fine so far. However, this week I came down with a terrib...
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Hi, everybody. I am a HIV+ patient since may last year and I have started my treatment around july with the prescription of endurant (rilpivirine) and Truvada till now. Short-term side effects like headace were disappeared long ago. Howe...
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i'm a asian guy which 28 years old. i'd just gotten a result from a famous LAB in USA tht i'm a HIV positive person today. actually i'm not a totally gay, i'm a just bisex. my past result was negative on 2009 and a year after i'd just h...
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i am HIV positive and hve a blocked stuffy nose and at night get a dry mouth....my tonsils have been enlarged for 2 years now they don't always hurt. but right now i think because of the dry mouth i am having trouble swallowing it hurts...
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i was just diagnosed with HIV and i am having a pain like being water logged from being in the pool for a long time. What do you think that could be. I have recently stopped smoking and i have a perfectly clear discharge when i cough.
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Hi Doctor: How long normally a HIV patient can live if she or he is treated with ARV medicine? My friend is 21 years old and got HIV 2 years ago. Thank you
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Hi, a 28 year old mother of a 6 year old boy, I have only slept with my ex ( babydadd) and my current boyfriend who've I've been dating for 4 years. When I fell pregnant I had to do blood tests and they all came clean, shortly after ...
Loalah | Last answer
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I'm 9 weeks post exposure and have since been diagnosed as positive. I still have a sore throat and swollen lymph nodes in my neck. When will this go away if ever? Will starting treatment solve this problem or cause more symptoms? I'm sc...
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My precious few blood results show be being undetectable (<20) and having a low CD4 (usually 480) but in a six month time span my CD4 has dramatically increased to 780 but at the same time my viral load came up to 34. I know these result...
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Hi , during July 2013 I had flu like symptoms which lasted about 2weeks. I was tested for HIV at the beginning of August and the result was positive, viral load 90,000 but a cd4 count of 760. I started treatment on 15 august , taking tru...
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I am a forty year old male married, with three kids,I was diagnose HIV positive in 2009 december, and since then I've been on ARV. My worry started three weeks ago when I got careless with the condom I used.the used condom which was wrap...
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soy seropositivo, tengo una relacion de 6 meses, en los primeros meses mi pareja me hizo sexo oral 2 veces y una vez probo algo de mi semen, no deje q volviera a pasar, ayer le cnfese mi condicion y lo tomo muy mal, se asuto lloro muchis...
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Hi Doctor, I'm a new found HIV positive boy who hasn't started the medical treatment. A few weeks ago, i went to my friend's home to sleep over. And i accidently used his mouth-rinsing glass when i brushed my teeth. I was so concerned an...
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Does anyone know of a person with both conditions ? Feeling all alone ?
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Dear Dr. Handsfield, I have started with antiretroviral therapy in April this year after my cd4+ further declined to 480 and viral load remained very high at 800,000 even after 6 months after exposure. I am currently on combination of...
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EXCEPT gp31, ALL BANDS POSITIVE IN 2010, BUT IN FEB 2013 ONLY ENV BANDS POSITIVE, AGAIN IN AUG 2013 ONLY ENV BANDS POSITIVE.. IS THIS NORMAL VARIATION IN WB TEST. OR FALSE POSITIVE FOR ENV BANDS.? PLS GIVE YOUR VALUABLE OPINION..
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i just recently recieve this life changing news. im getting truvada once a day and isentress twice a day i have been having dry mouth at nite and legg cramps in my knees and also in my back. i have been taking these medication for a whil...
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