HIV side effects, treatment

There is a new drug in town… this drug threatens the survival and safety of HIV+ women. I say women because the dealers and addicts will never pick on a man. The drug is woonga and its main...
Submitted on Dec 12, 2011
(Fear, Strength, Positive Thinking, Conversations with your specialist) WELL, my latest lab work showed that my ALT and AST levels are a little up! This has to do with my liver enzymes. When I...
Submitted on Oct 13, 2011
(Dr Albert Canas applies Sculptra in my face) Yes , many people are very afraid to start their HIV medications because of lipoatrophy or lipodistrophy (fat loss or gaining fat in some areas). Well...
Submitted on Oct 3, 2011
One sure thing this disease has taught me….take control of your own health. So that is exactly what I did. Between my two primary doctors which are my family physician and my “infectious disease...
Submitted on Sep 26, 2011
This article is cross-posted from TheBody.com's Resource Center on Starting HIV Treatment . I've been HIV positive for 20 years, 10 of them without any HIV meds; and for the last 10 years I have been...
Submitted on Aug 24, 2011
Whatever people say, however they say it….being HIV Positive is a Life Sentence….That is, if you are one of the lucky ones that is in receipt of HIV medication. I didn’t have much choice in the...
Submitted on Aug 3, 2011
Four years ago today, I gave birth to a wonderful, beautiful, baby boy. That little boy saved my life. I had no idea that I was HIV positive. None. It was a routine test at the OB/GYN that changed my...
Submitted on Jul 6, 2011
Well, I did it…I started meds. I took my husband with me into the doctor’s office because I knew that I wouldn’t follow through with getting medication if I didn’t have his support. I’m not sure why...
Submitted on Jun 16, 2011
I am not sure why I do this. I avoid getting my lab work done. I avoid going to the doctor. I always reschedule. I take my medication and NEVER miss a dose. I just don’t want to go every 3 months. It...
Submitted on Jun 3, 2011
The big part your Doctor plays in your life! It's like a marriage...if there is no communication or respect , there will be a divorce! or a person being less adherent to your hiv medications..I tried...
Submitted on May 27, 2011

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