Hiv and aids treatment options

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Avatar m tn aids is oral thrush.
Avatar m tn I have just started hiv treatment , and am soon to start hep c treatment , T-cells are 260 ..V.L 900....if the hep c treatment doesnt clear it, is my next option a liver transplant....
Avatar m tn The kaposi is cured but some of the lesions have left brown pigment under the skin. They do not seem to fade anymore. Are there any treatment options that could work? Thank you very much!
Avatar m tn In 1992, Lei served as the Founding Board Co-chair of the Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS, the first AIDS organization to serve the API community in New York City. While working for the AIDS Treatment Data Network from 2001 to 2005, Lei collaborated with the Kaiser Family Foundation and the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors on the National AIDS Drug Assistance Program Monitoring Project.
Avatar m tn Today, HIV should not progress to AIDS with treatment. You have neither so it does not concern you.
Avatar m tn Treatment involves hydroquinone, azelaic acid, corticosteroids, tretinoin cream and laser treatment. Please discuss these options with your dermatologist before using them. Hope it helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional queries. Warm regards.
Avatar m tn This is a forum for individuals who are HIV positive or have AIDS to connect and support each other. DO NOT POST in this forum.
Avatar m tn There is a window period were test may not pick up the virus, this is up to 13 weeks. In terms of HIV leading to Aids, this is on average without treatment is 7 to 10 years.
Avatar f tn s just time to stop. I found this link dealing with HIV/AIDS and CD4 counts, treatment and opportunistic infections and after reading this and other things....well, it's just time to stop. I think to continue now would be reckless. I did think about getting a second opinion....but it's just simply time to stop. I need to get my immune system back into recovery and make sure I keep the same advice I've doled out ..
Avatar m tn If your HIV converted to full-blown AIDS over five years ago and your health care providers aren't taking you seriously, please PLEASE seek better care for yourself. You have not listed where you're located, but there are many excellent charities to help you navigate this, inclusive any additional related challenges, such as depression.
Avatar f tn Thank you for this information ! My mother has Sjogren's Syndrome and is currently on the same treatment that I'm on. The treatment addresses pathogens... but I'll have to check on retroviruses.
Avatar f tn Can you Get HHV8 and not get HIV/AIDS?. Is it possible to skip HIV and get AIDS directly? Would HHV-8 be what caused all my symptoms (fever/neck ach/night sweats/nightmares/nausea/tiredness? If I was coinfected with HHV-8, HIV would it take longer than 8 weeks to show on elisa test? Please help need more answers. The Dermatolgist had a wait and see attitude with my questions.
462570 tn?1273632977 re really scared, you might want to talk over some options with your doctor and even go so far as taking some Clonodine which is a blood pressure med to help you through the beginning. The first 3 days are really the worst, but for some people, not so bad. Maybe you would be one of those people? Good luck to you...
Avatar n tn And the thing that freaks me out the most is that i have a lot of symptoms that could be related to hiv/aids. I have low wbc count. I also a high level of protein in my blood too. I feel like i am at a lost. Every doctor ive been to tells me not to worry, but how am i not suppose to when i have all these signs in my blood work pointing to hiv?
Avatar m tn Marijuana may protect the immune system against HIV and slow disease progression New evidence that chronic intake of THC, the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, can protect critical immune tissue in the gut from the damaging effects of HIV infection is reported in AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available on the AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses website.
Avatar m tn Today I saw my doctor who was quite refreshed from rest at home. He recommended two treatment options, one is injection once a week and the other is baraclude by mouth once daily. Because the former has side effects that may cause me (the bread earner of my family) to stop working, I immediately chose the latter, which costs $2200 per 90 days. Would appreciate your sharing your experience if you have used baraclude before. Thank you.
Avatar m tn The lesions you describe are quite typical of this process and are in no way suggestive of HIV. The rashes of HIV are very different and irregular in appearance. Just for completeness sake, I will add that your condom protected intercourse and oral sex are not meaningful risks. You have nothing to worry about from this exposure. Take care.
Avatar f tn MS is not a disease of immunosuppression like Late Stage HIV - AIDS. Many men in the gay community have been test for various strains of HPV and some are in trials being vaccinated against the strains in the HPV Vaccination. The doctors might also be able to do HPV titers. If he is already exposed (many males have been) then there may be no risk by additional exposures.
Avatar f tn re not feeling well then go see the doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. But there is 100% no way you have AIDS because you were never exposed to HIV.
Avatar m tn However, if you are convinced you are unique, and are the first person to have AIDS without contracting HIV, then perhaps you should contact a local medical university or research hospital. I am sure they would be quite intrigued at the possibility to study such a rare case.
Avatar f tn // We wish you the best.
1530342 tn?1405016490 Dec 1st marked the 25th anniversary of World AIDS Day, a time when the president urges Americans to come together in support of those affected by HIV/AIDS, and continue the commitment to a world free from the disease. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton echoed President Obama’s views. “We have set the goal,” she said. “We know it is possible. Now we have to deliver.” How optimistic should we be about efforts to combat HIV/AIDS? http://tv.msnbc.
Avatar m tn are the hiv early ars same like the aids ars? or aids ars are milder? and does aids ars include nasal and nose congestion?
Avatar m tn All HIV questions need to be posted in the HIV prevention forum.
Avatar m tn What are the chances of me being exposed to AIDs or HIV from using heroin IV? I'm going to a Free Health Clinic soon? I hope... I want to get tested to be safe. Ive done Heroin a handful of times since December of 09. Ive never shared a needle, and have always taken the necessary pre cautions.