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Do You Actually Know How To Take Your HIV Medication?

Do You Actually Know How To Take Your HIV Medication?

Have you ever read the pamphlet on your medications?
Some medications you can just take them without food.
Other medications you have to take them with food.
for the medications that you have to take with food do you know what kind of food you have to eat to make that drug work at its maximum?
Did you know that some HIV medications work better when you eat fatty foods?
It's important to read those pamphlets that come with the medications then you know how to actually take your medications.

A myHIVteam Member said:

I take mine at bed time

posted 8 days ago

Genvoya Isn’t The Miracle I Expected...anyone Else Having A Time With It And Switched To Another ART?

Genvoya Isn’t The Miracle I Expected...anyone Else Having A Time With It And Switched To Another ART?

Well unfortunately @@Genvoya is not what I expected. I have every side effect listed plus a few more. Here we go...insomnia, lack of appetite, nausea, headache, diarrhea, rash, worsening neuropathy, nightmares nightmares nightmares and this strange thing which makes my eyebrows tingle after I take the dang stuff. My ID Doc wants to switch me and of course she says she has never seen this with one of her patients...lucky me. My question is this: Anyone else have issues with @@Genvoya and have… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

I was on Genvoya & got switched as I now have neuropathy quite bad. Had a test last week & was told by Dr. that I have carpal tunnel-2nd time around & have to have 2 operations to relieve this… read more

posted about 2 months ago

How Did People Treat You Once You Told Them You Have HIV?

How Did People Treat You Once You Told Them You Have HIV?

A myHIVteam Member said:

My infection was a result of a sexual assault. The offender is in the military
I've had to file charges with both the civilian and military police. Both agencies were very reluctant with me, and were… read more

posted 4 months ago

Exorcising

Exorcising

Im due to have spinal fusion surgery in a few weeks and I'm preparing for the situation and changes my body will be restricted to a lot of things. When I do finally heal completely I wonder if I could return to doing martial arts or will that be off limits?

A myHIVteam Member said:

2015 I had cervical spine surgery infusion heavy equipment put in so far I'm not limited to doing many things. I still have some pain because there was already a lot of damage done to the nerves… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Why Aren't All The Meds The Same? Is This Virus Not The Same? Or Is It Different Mutations Of The Virus For All Of Us?

Why Aren't All The Meds The Same? Is This Virus Not The Same? Or Is It Different Mutations Of The Virus For All Of Us?

A myHIVteam Member said:

@A myHIVteam Member you should ask your doctor to give you a resistance test it just might be the regimine you are on. With this test they can see what is the best treatment for you

posted about 2 years ago

Would You Date Someone Who Is HIV-, And If So, Are There Struggles?

Would You Date Someone Who Is HIV-, And If So, Are There Struggles?

Having a partner who is HIV- seems to have some frustrations at times. I find there are times where I can get quite frustrated because above all else, I just need someone who understands. So I will leave the question open... Would you date someone who is HIV-? If so, have you ever had frustrations or struggles with the fact that you are HIV+ and they are HIV-?

A myHIVteam Member said:

I have had 2 husbands through my illness and we studied together, made decisions together and lived, just like a couple, where one is a diabetic. Alterations still have to be made.

posted almost 2 years ago

If We Isolate Or Remove Gp120 Is It Possible We Can Be Cured

If We Isolate Or Remove Gp120 Is It Possible We Can Be Cured

HIV is a retrovirus, one of a unique family of viruses that consist of genetic material in the form of RNA (instead of DNA) surrounded by a lipoprotein envelope. HIV cannot replicate on its own and instead relies on the mechanisms of the host cell to produce new viral particles. HIV infects helper T cells by means of a protein embedded in its envelope called gp120. The gp120 protein binds to a molecule called CD4 on the surface of the helper T cell, an event that initiates a complex set of… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

I participated actually a few years back and donated my plasma with many others. This did fail beyond just working as a blocker but will not cure. It was trails for women that were pregnant to see… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

COPD And Other Bronchial Problems

COPD And Other Bronchial Problems

Hello everyone ,I wanted to ask ...am I the only one during this summer heat especially when it's very humid, that it's difficult to breathe or walk extensively without losing my breath... and having to use my inhaler. ...I have COPD but it gets really bad in Summer...anyone else? What do you do to improve lungs?

A myHIVteam Member said:

Please take care🤗🤗

posted over 2 years ago