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Learn what drug interactions are, how to recognize them, and what types of substances, including street drugs, interact with HIV drugs.
Submitted on : Jan 6, 2021
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Get the basics on HIV transmission: how it is and is not spread, common types of transmission, and how to avoid getting HIV.
Submitted on : Jun 10, 2020
Nancy Duncan's picture
So I recently spiked a slight viral load and was unsure why because I never skip doses. I've been undetectable since 2003. I was told if you don't skip doses you won't become resistant to your...
Submitted on : Jan 16, 2020
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Nearly 20 years ago I was coming off of a drug holiday and starting a new cocktail. 9/11 had just passed and I had exhausted what drug cocktails there were at the time for me. My CD4 count was...
Submitted on : Jan 14, 2020
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Some think HIV is just a chronic manageable disease with a one-pill-a-day solution. Well it's not like that for all of us, especially long term survivors aging with HIV. I cannot do the one-pill-a-...
Submitted on : Sep 18, 2019
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Dear Healthcare Provider, I know my HIV medication is keeping me alive. I know how important it is. I know it's working against my virus and keeping me from getting sick. But like most people I had...
Submitted on : Aug 26, 2019
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Did you just test positive for HIV? Look here for help on next steps, normal feelings, and finding support.
Submitted on : Jun 19, 2019
Nancy Duncan's picture
I sometimes feel like the last 22 years or so I've been living on borrowed time. I guess that's why whenever I have any kind of health scare I kind of freak out a bit. It's sort of a post-traumatic...
Submitted on : May 19, 2019
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I have a confession, I am a medication hoarder. I first started taking medication in the early 1990s after finally finding a doctor who was willing to see me. At the time I had great health insurance, but doctor after doctor refused to see me. Much has changed since then.
Submitted on : Dec 6, 2018
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Hi everyone! I have something to let you all know about being proactive in your HIV care.
Submitted on : Aug 23, 2016

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