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Who's On Genvoya & Is It Making You Gain Weight?
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

I've been on Genvoya a little over a year, and it seems that I've gained weight. I've tried to diet, workout change eating habits. But I'm wondering is it the Genvoya. Is anyone else experiencing this?

A myHIVteam Member

I am using Genvoya since 2 years and I put on weight. I run 20km per week, go swiming 2x per week and I bike. I am taking care of what I am eating...I will contact my Dr next week to change treatment.

Hi. Anyone Experience Dental Issues Related To Their HIV Meds?
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Anyone experience dental issues, such as cavities, loss of, or soft enamel and/or gum erosion as an adverse effect of their HIV meds, Atripla, specifically? I've been taking Atripla since it became available, 10+ yrs ago, and I'm having these dental issues, despite taking care of my teeth. My dentist thinks it's from the meds causing dry mouth, so that bacteria thrives in the mouth, softening enamel at the gumline, creating a good environment for cavities to form.

A myHIVteam Member

My cousin has been HIV positive for several years and the dentist had to pull all of his teeth and he has dentures as a result of meds. I’m not exactly sure what he takes. Blessings!

Have You Ever Shared Your Story About Living With Or Being Affected By Hiv/aids?
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A myHIVteam Member

Yes in both personal and professional capacity

Dose Anyone On The MyHivTeam Use App The For MyHivTeam To Access The Team Members?
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A myHIVteam Member

@A myHIVteam Member the website is a secure connection

What Do You Think Can Be Done To Reduce Hiv- Stigma?
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A myHIVteam Member

@A myHIVteam Member i do to did too rember sex education too but also hour parents had to give a ok whether or not we could attend it but I don't remember the whole thing talk about I kindy… read more

What Foods Should HIV Patients Avoid?
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

Medical Reviewer: Dan Brennan, MD
Medically Reviewed on 10/4/2021
Importance of nutrition
A proper, nutritious diet is essential for anyone hoping to maintain good health. When you eat, your body uses those nutrients to fight off infections. People who live with HIV struggle against a virus that weakens their immune system. Getting the right amount of nutrients daily can help those living with HIV avoid health complications and ease issues brought on by HIV-related treatments.

While there's no… read more

A myHIVteam Member

@A myHIVteam Member. Yours is easy, buddy. My list of "forbidden froods" includes pizza, cheesesteaks, chocolate, ice cream... apples are okay, I eat those daily. 😈

How Is It Everybody She's Surrounded By . The Fact That She's A Crack Addict She Don't Eat Properly. She Don't Seek Medical Attention Proper
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

I know a female that has dated 4 guys that is HIV 2 of the guys have died HIV complications or not I don't know.2 are HIV. She claims she's not HIV is that possible. She abuse crack and will have sexual relations with anybody that got . She don't put a demand on condoms. How is it everybody is HIV but her?

A myHIVteam Member

for those who don't understand spanish, @A myHIVteam Member said:

I read a medical report that in Africa some sex workers are carriers and will never develop the disease but they can spread it...

Can Two Hiv/std/sti Negative Men Contract Hiv/std/sti If Two Negative Men Had An Unprotected Intercourse
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

Hello may I just ask about this:

Me and my boyfriend had an multiple unprotected intercourse.WE ARE BOTH NEGATIVE FOR HIV and OTHER STD AND STI.

Our first time was he was rubbing his genital in my anus

The second was only his gentitals head was in my anus but it was inside for less than 10 secs and he didnt came inside me
We had no other sex history with others

Can we still have or get hiv and other std sti when we had two times intercourse BUT WE ARE NEGATIVE FOR HIV AND OTHER STD AND STI

A myHIVteam Member

@A myHIVteam Member if both of your test were negative, then reread my last post.

Is Anyone Having Issues With Osteoporosis, Osteopenia Or Kidney Failure Due To Drugs Like Atripla Or Truvada?
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I was recently diagnosed with osteoporosis. It's extremely rare for young guys like me to get this especially since my health is otherwise perfect except for being HIV+.

A myHIVteam Member

Spent the whole month this past February because of taking Truvada.

It was nice knowing that my ID Doctor was prescribing me Truvada, and that he didn't know that it was the bad batch. Gilead is… read more

Do You Actually Know How To Take Your HIV Medication?
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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

I take biktarvy at midnight every night with food. I’m a night owl so I’m always up at that time.i like taking it at night so if I have side effects I’m sleeping lol.