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newly diagnosed HIV positive. What is the best way to tell your wife about your status and also a possibility that she is also infected with HIV? Who can help me explain to her what is HIV? Will my doctor able to do this? Will they help...
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i am on atripla and i am now undetectable but in the last seven weeks have missed two doses can this affect me as i am not feeling too well
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I have been HIV positive for over 5 years and have been taking ARVs (Efavirenz and Truvada combo) for 5 years. The worst problems I have experienced were inflamation and blockage of my Eustachian tube. However, as the ARVs started to wor...
Lenand | Last answer
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Hi doc, am male, 41, currently taking stocrin and truvada combo. Would like to know if it is alright to take cialis considering the possible side effects, or is viagra a better option? Thanks
Amboina | Posted
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my sister cd 4 count is 60 and she started the treatment two weeks ago she has not lost too much weight , but the problem is heavy breathing and chills or shaking at nite, could this be the side effects of the arvs?
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hi, just wondering if anyone has come accross this before.booked myself in to have a tattoo done yesterday.everything was going grand until i revealed my hiv status-the tattoeist refused to do the tattoo.i was very hurt and angry.i didnt...
kahruba | Last answer
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I recently started the Norvir, Reyataz, Truvada combo. This is my first time taking "the meds" after being hiv + for 20 years. I have been on them for only 11 days. I have weird side effects: headaches, queasy stomach, and fatigue/we...
Zibbi | Last answer
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I've started taking antiviral drugs (stockrin and truvada). Recently, I read the benefits of taking fruits enzymes. Do you think I should try that? Wonder if enzymes will have an adverse effect on the effectiveness of the antiviral drugs?
thatstupidguy69 | Last answer
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i have lost so much weight and i am an hiv patient since i gave birth
bunmie | Last answer
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Buenas Noches, Dr. José. Soy venezolano, 29 años, recien diagnosticado con el VIH (Enero 2.012), en este momento ando en tratamiento con atripla, realizandome los examenes de carga viral y subpoblacion de linfocitos. Pero viajare a...
alexgo | Last answer
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My friend who is a nurse drew blood for my genotype test today but unfortunately poked the needle on her thumb while disposing off the needle and i am co infected with hepatitis c and hiv virus currently. i am not on any medication cur...
gundisweety | Last answer
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I was diagnosed with HIV a few months ago. Initially, it was a huge blow. I'm afraid because I know the system is corrupt and I don't know if I'm being lied to. Both my previous partners as well as some of their partners have told me ...
gucci64 | Last answer
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we both are hiv positive. i have 1 kid. can we sex unprotected or i can use condom and how much our life both are 37 she is taken art medcine and i am not taken art medicine. pls advice. my kid is 1 month and i don't know he is hiv posit...
rahul16 | Last answer
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Response to the combo causing burning skin, and sensitive skin burning feeling. I have been on this Combo since, 2007, so 5 years. I have not had these side effects. I am undetectable >20 viral load, T cells 400. Super healthy no invasi...
AquaDuck | Posted
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Hi it's true that if someone is hiv positive and he have unprotected sex with his wife when she is ovelating that she will not contact the virus. Pls how true it is some one help me out pls.
sadi80 | Last answer
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I slept with my wife three times even a day before I was told am hiv positive, and she is pregnan, the I was told she did a test too but nagetive, am scared if she will be positive and my baby in feature some hint me pls
sadi80 | Last answer
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Is it crazy to feel like your just waiting to die?? I'm NOT suicidal but i don't feel MEDs are effective right now. I do guess they might but i don't want know what is best for me.
BeFor21 | Last answer
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Hi, Ive been pos 17 years and diagnosed with aids in 2005 with a viral of 750,00 and a 102 cd4. I was misdiagnosed with pneumonia so I eventually collapsed die to the meningitis and spent 3 weeks in the hospital. My wife was told I wo...
dobguy1144 | Last answer
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It's been almost a year since i was diagnosed with HIV. After then, I noticed this lump near my genital area and I'm afraid it's getting bigger from time to time, I just want it to be removed. Since we all know that HIV targets the immun...
jaydow | Last answer
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Hi people! Perhaps it is a stupid question, but it annoys me. I'm HIV+ gay and have anal sex with men. I have hemmorhoids and use suppository 'Relief' to treat them. Often I have receptive anal sex only 1-2 hours after having used a supp...
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