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Is my treatment causing my low energy?

I used to be active at the gym before I started with my treatment, (I started beginning of September). Now, the longest time I can spend at the gym is an hour, and i feel i have not worked out enough. Another thing is waking up in the morning is such a mission, and I don’t have energy to face the day anymore, I try to be as healthy as possible, I don’t drink energy drinks nor do I take energy supplements….

I’ve recently become positive and have questions..

On March this year I tested negative and in June I tested positive. My CD4 count is 446. Can I be infected in two months? How long does HIV take to show up. I’m now taking the med tribuss is that good in my health? It’s difficult for me to me to tell who I’m living with, what should I do? My husband tested but he tested negative and we have unsafe sex.

My mother has just been diagnosed, I have some questions..

I am From India. My mother has recently been diagnosed with HIV. She has been prescribed Trustiva OD.

What is the precaution for living together? Is there any possibility with mosquito bite or living together like contacting any dresses / soaps/ tooth brushes. Is touching the tables with hands any problems.

What tests should my mother expect? What are the side effects with the medicines?

Can I expect any more serious reactions from my new meds?

Can I expect any more serious reactions from my new meds?

I have had HIV for approx 15 years and just recently began treatment, my CD4 was still 650 and my VL 300, however I want to try for a baby with my HIV neg husband and so began treatment.

On day 9 of Atripla I experienced a severe rash, 24 hours later it was so bad that the doctors switched me immediately to Truvada, atazanavir and ritonavir. Im starting to heal from the rash but am worried about a delayed reaction to the new drugs. (I felt fine on Atripla for the first week…)

Am I likely to have an allergic reaction from these new drugs if I had one to the other type

Does this mean that I will be drug resistant to all of the other NNRTs since they switched efavirenz out? And does this mean that my medication options have been limited?

Will this dual combination work given the drug resistance results?

Hi. I was diagnosed in April 2016 with a VL of 6,300 and CD4 of 490.

I went on Atripla in early May 2016, when my VL was 23,000. My genotypic resistance test came back with low – to – intermediate resistance to NRTIs. My doctor shifted me to dolutegravir + darunavir + ritonavir starting end May 2016.

She said this is now the recommendation for NRTI-resistant patients in the UK. Is this correct? What is the likely efficacy of the dual therapy regimen I am on? How does it compare to Atripla – like triple therapy?

What is the likelihood of having developed NNRTI resistance as well, given that I was on one month of efavirenz – mono therapy ?

Will syphilis treatment make HIV treatment cause a late rash?

Syphilis treatment : penicillin 2.4m one shot

I was tested positive for syphilis test at the end of May (I was negative in February) so I was given a 2.4m penicillin shot. At that time I had some red spots on palms and body, perhaps about 5-10 percent coverage. After the shot, I suffered reactions for about 8 hours.

I was then recovering until 2.5 weeks later, my body started developing drug rash (whole body, about 60 percent, mostly frontal body) and red spots covering my palms (about 20 percent).

I am wondering did my HIV treatment fail or is that something else? I am currently only on Atripla and the rash is very similar to what I had when I first started this medication.

My question are, would the rash resurface after few weeks if the treatment works? Is this normal? Or did my syphilis mutate? Would penicillin affect my immunity and I am going through the Atripla rash phase like I first started ? My skin has been quite dry and it sometimes will get itchy if I don’t stay in air-condiioned rooms.

I am now given doxycycline for 2 weeks and this is now the second day.

I really appreciate cause it is bothering me very much. Thank you for your help.

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