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I have been using lamivudine for a while to treat chronic hepatitis b infection. Can it reduce the virus in my blood from active to non-reactive state?

Dr. Girish N. Thorat 91% (120 ratings)
MS - General Surgery, MBBS, FICS
Gastroenterologist, Nashik
I have been using lamivudine for a while to treat chronic hepatitis b infection. Can it reduce the virus in my blood ...
You can become non reactive only if it’s acute hepatitis B infection, otherwise the medications if taken properly will keep your viral load to negligible or undetectable level but but you will still be tested as reactive.
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She is hiv+ and taking anti retroviral therapy for past 4 years. She is taking tenofovir, lamvudine combination. Previously took stavudine, lamvudine. Now due to lipodystrophy buffalo hump over neck is visible restrictingher neck movements. Please suggest solution.

DNB in Psychiatry, completed course from Asha Hospital, Hyderbad
Psychiatrist, Salem
Hello sir, you please consult the psychiatrist as it is dependent on hiv infection. After going through your complete parameters you will have remedy for the same.

I am 45 years old. I was diagnosed of hbv. Before doing the test, I had unsafe sex with my wife. I am currently on lamivudine for 6 months. My question is can I have unsafe sex (sex without using condom)? Can I take the hbv vaccine?

Dr. Prakhar Singh 93% (3064 ratings)
MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Delhi
I am 45 years old. I was diagnosed of hbv. Before doing the test, I had unsafe sex with my wife. I am currently on la...
The hepatitis B virus is spread when blood, semen, or other body fluid infected with the hepatitis B virus enters the body of a person who is not infected. Sex with an infected partner. Sharing needles, syringes, or drug preparation equipment. Let's have a detailed discussion for better advice.
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Sir I am hiv positive .and my doctor gave me this tab. Efavirenz 600 mg / lamivudine 300 mg / tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg tablets ip. What thus it mean. What is the stage.

Dr. Ishwar Gilada 96% (3663 ratings)
MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Sir I am hiv positive .and my doctor gave me this tab. Efavirenz 600 mg / lamivudine 300 mg / tenofovir disoproxil fu...
Stage can not be decided based on the treatment. You are given ART. It advisable to take a personal consultation. In the meanwhile take a private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly.
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I was prescribed budesonide spray nasal for my nasal polyps but I already take budesonide inhaler for my lungs have 2 questions: can I take both forms of budesonide with no problems? I am hiv positive I take ritonavir (norvir, darunavir and abacavir+ lamivudine does this medication interact with budesonide? Thanks.

Dr. Hemant Kumar 96% (153 ratings)
MD, Diploma in Family Medicine, MBBS
HIV Specialist, Ghaziabad
I was prescribed budesonide spray nasal for my nasal polyps but I already take budesonide inhaler for my lungs have 2...
Hello. To answer your 2 different concerns pl (without knowing why you have been prescribed budesonide for lung? Long term or short term use?). Budesonide and arvs- since you are using darunavir/ritonavir combo along with budesonide, it would be advisable to avoid budesonide use as its level may get increased, be it in any form, inhaler or spray, by ritonavir. The preferred alternative is beclamethasone.
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How is Hiv Treatment ?

Dr. Vinod Raina 89% (6441 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
How is Hiv  Treatment ?

Hiv treatment is done by antiviral drugs, there are a number of antiviral drugs available in the market, usually HIV is treated with a combination of drugs, usually two to three drugs are used in treating HIV in the initial stage, we can change the combination of drugs according to the requirement of the patient. Drugs can be adjusted or increased if there is the resistance of HIV in the patient.

There are a number of compounds (about 22 in number) which have been formally approved (by us food and drug administration) for the treatment of HIV infections (aids). According to their point of intervention with the HIV replicative cycle, these compounds can be classified into 5 categories: (1) nrtis (nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors): azidothymidine, didanosine, zalcitabine, stavudine, lamivudine, abacavir and emtricitabine; (2) ntrtis (nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors): tenofovir, administered as its oral prodrug form tdf (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate); (3) nnrtis (non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors): nevirapine, delavirdine and efavirenz; (4) pis (hiv protease inhibitors): saquinavir, ritonavir, indinavir, nelfinavir, amprenavir, lopinavir, atazanavir, fosamprenavir, tipranavir and darunavir; and (5) fis (fusion inhibitors): enfuvirtide. Starting from the drugs which are currently available for the treatment of aids, numerous combinations could be envisaged. Drug combinations are, in principle, aimed at obtaining synergism between the compounds (reasonably expected if they act by different mechanisms), while reducing the likelihood of drug resistance development. Such anti-hiv drug combination regimes were initiated about 10 years ago and have been generally referred to as haart (for highly active antiretroviral therapy). While haart originally consisted of a pill burden of twenty (or more) pills per day, this has been gradually diminished over the past few years, and, since July 2006, an all-in-one pill (teevir from myelin and virotrenz from ranbaxy sun pharma) has become available, which contains three anti-hiv drugs (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg, emtricitabine200mg and efavirenz 600 mg) to be taken as a single pill only once daily. Given the information that has been acquired for the therapeutic use (efficacy, safety) of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate over the past five years, it would now seem mandatory to further consider the prophylactic use of tdf [and its combination with emtricitabine (truvada) and/or atripla], as a single daily pill to prevent HIV infection. New combinations of drugs are also available which include tenofovir 300 mg lamivudine 150 mg which is very new drugs.


Now a days we can treat patients who had sex with some sex worker or any male transgender or some unknown person and during sexual intercourse condom gets bursted, we can treat them if they come to us within 72 hours of direct contact, these medicines are called post-exposure prophylaxis (pep) drugs for hiv or prophylactic treatment for hiv, by using these drugs we can treat a patient and we can stop transfusion of hiv virus to the person.

Pep involves taking anti hiv drugs as soon as possible after having been exposed to unprotected sex with some sex worker or transgender of with homosexual prep is a new hiv prevention method in which people who do not have hiv infection take pills of medicine daily to reduce the risk of becoming infected with hiv virus, pep should be taken within 72 hours of exposure to unprotected sex before the virus has time to rapidly duplicate in your body, pep consists of 2-3 antiretroviral drugs taken for 28 days.

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HIV Infection and AIDS Treatment

Dr. Vinod Raina 89% (6441 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
HIV Infection and AIDS Treatment

If an HIV infection, treatment is primarily aimed at preventing evolve as long as possible and do not give way to the disease AIDS . In this case, the treatment is against HIV itself. If the emergence of AIDS and its accompanying diseases occur as a lung inflammation or bowel, treatment should include them. It is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle so that the immune system does not see further harmed. Many infected with HIV also have counseling and self-help centers with other affected. Drug Treatments Currently it has good information about certain steps in the single expansion of HIV infection. Thus, it has been possible to develop drugs that inhibit certain evolutions of cell infestation. HIV treatment is also called highly active antiretroviral therapy and its abbreviation is HAART. Specifically, this treatment includes the following medications: The entry inhibitors , which inhibit the entry of 'HIV virus' in human cells. VHI prevent adhesion of immune cells and / or dissolution of the viral envelope with the cell membrane (fusion). The excipient enfuvirtide eg prevents fusion. The reverse transcriptase inhibitor blocks a special top virus that can translate the genetic information of the virus (DNA) reverse transcriptase. This group of drugs includes, for example, substances such as lamivudine , the tenofovir or nevirapine . Another top virus, integrase, incorporating HIV DNA genetic information translated into immune cells. In this case, inhibitors of this enzyme, apply called integrase inhibitors . The drug raltegravir contains these integrase inhibitors. The protease inhibitors destroy other HIV enzyme, the HIV protease. If a cell is infected with HIV, forms a component of protein which could be born new HIV viruses. Protease HIV plays an important role in the composition of this protein. Inhibitors of this enzyme are involved in virus appear less capable of action in affected cells. Examples of protease inhibitors are drugs fosamprenavir , indinavir , nelfinavir, and ritonavir . Although 'AIDS' remains an incurable disease, it may be well with a combination therapy . This combination consists of at least three different drugs; usually several inhibitors of reverse transcriptase which are combined with a protease inhibitor.

 

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A women is HIV positively. She wants to give birth to her child. What is the condition for her baby is non HIV positive.

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Panda 87% (11 ratings)
M.B.B.S., M.D., Utkal University
HIV Specialist, Cuttack
A women is HIV positively. She wants to give birth to her child. What is the condition for her baby is non HIV positive.
If the HIV +ve mother is treated with ART (ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY) from the date she conceived, & the baby receives NEVIRAPINE syears for 4 2 days, the risk of transmission is reduced from (30%-45%) to 2%(TWO).
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I am suffering from hepatitis B. Most of people are saying that it is quite difficult to be cure it. please help me.

Dr. Manisha Roy 93% (1285 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering from hepatitis B. Most of people are saying that it is quite difficult to be cure it. please help me.
yes chronic hepatitis b is slightly difficult to cure .It is finally cured by your body's immune system. it can be controlled by prolonged treatment with interferon and lamivudine(antiviral).treatment is aimed at preventing cirrhosis and liver damage.
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