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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Taking antiretroviral drugs intermittently indeed can result in HIV resistance to those and related drugs. However, any single episode of missing trea... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Missed 4days/hiv med: No you are not going to die, start taking meds as prescribed and do not miss any more days, as irregular ingestion can cause antibiotic resistance it... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
None: Starting treatment early controls progress of disease and reduces the risk of transmitting it to others. See your doctor to plan your treatment asap.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not advisable: Missing HIV treatment risks virus mutiplying which is not good with respects to infecting sexual partners, but otherwise probably will not personally ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
Yes: But it should never be taken alone. It needs to be taken in combination with other medications for HIV in order to be effective.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 38 years experience
Very effective: It is one of the preferred regimens in current treatment guidelines.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Usually not: I'm really glad that you've been diagnosed and are under treatment. Most men have enough testosterone on board that they are "maxed out", especially a... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Ideally: About same time for 2 reasons: 1. Bioavailability for the drug remains consistent with therapeutic troughs 2. Improved compliance as a set time will t... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
HIV and testosterone: Low testosterone levels are more common in men with HIV than in the general population. The finding particularly applies to men between the ages of 40... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Enough alcohol consumed can affect many area of bodily functions, so "staying up late drinking alcohol" is not a recommended activity regardless of th... Read More
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