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Dr. Ishwar Gilada  - HIV Specialist, Mumbai

Dr. Ishwar Gilada

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MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology

HIV Specialist, Mumbai

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Dr. Ishwar Gilada 94% (3156 ratings) MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology HIV Specialist, Mumbai
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Hi,<br/><br/>My name is Dr Ishwar gilada and I am one of the first positions in the field of HIV ...

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My name is Dr Ishwar gilada and I am one of the first positions in the field of HIV AIDS in India. I started my HIV career in 1985 and I started this private clinic called UNICEF Medical Research Centre in 1995 which is India's first private sector HIV clinic. This is fully comprehensive under all facilities are available here are like consultation, counselling, different type of testing PCR, x-ray, sonography everything is done here. I feel privileged to talk about HIV AIDS then section was started in 1981 in India.

The first cases were in 1985-86 and over the years it has become very much news worthy disease initially it was considered as deadly disease. Lot of people were dying because of HIV AIDS and people were thinking there is no treatment so why should we get the test done. In last 10-15 years it has become chronic manageable disorder and when we talk about Chronic manageable it just means hypertension or Diabetes where you don't have to be sick and you don't have to be dying of HIV AIDS moreover.

The treatment of HIV AIDS has become very cheap. It is affordable so even if somebody cannot afford they can to government Centre where they can get ART or antiretroviral therapy free of charge but even in private setup the treatment which are costing close to 1 lakh to 1.5 Lakh in Abroad. It is costing 2000 to 3000 per month in India. HIV is mainly transmitted through sexual routes also it can be transmitted from mother to child and through blood transfusion however more than 95% of the transmission is from sexual transmission people think that they are not doing anything wrong they are better than others and usually they do not want to take up any test because they think like just I am holier than others and better than others. 

However it is just like a ticketless traveller or like a pickpocket where every pickpocketing incident or every ticketless incident is risk by itself you can be caught anytime but every time you are doing that it is at risk.  There are people who have done this hundreds of times but cannot get HIV AIDS but there are people who have done it once and they are HIV positive but if you get the test done and if you manage and proper guidance under proper expert then you don't have to die of HIV.

You don't have to be hospitalized for HIV and over the years we have seen you don't lose any years of your life if you are managed very well moreover if you are married and you are infected you can prevent your partner from getting infected if women is positive you can have HIV negative child. Many people do not know this in this clinic we have managed so many hundreds and thousands of patients and in last several years 160 childrens are born with HIV positive mothers and babies are not infected with HIV. So that much has happened now if you compare HIV AIDS with other diseases then there are people who are surviving with HIV AIDS leading full normal life and proper productive life and they are not even getting sick sometimes relative of the patient who are not HIV positive they are getting sick and their dying and they are not getting examine or getting any test done. so in simplistic Hindi I would like to tell, "ab nahi AIDS Ek Khatarnak Bimari par jaanch karne mein hai samajhdari."

India has played a great role in making all the molecules of HIV AIDS which are required for the treatment available and affordable for common people not only so almost 92% world's antiretroviral therapy are HIV treatment is supply from India and we take Pride that India is a different country by itself. What is required is you take precautions if you are HIV positive, if you forgot to take precautions are even after taking precautions you got HIV you get the examination done and if it is HIV positive you start the treatment currently the principal is test and treat you get the test done and if you are positive then start the treatment agreeing to that you are preventing yourself from becoming sick or becoming hospitalized or having any kind of problems where your life span can be shorter and by doing also that.

If you are under any proper care and taking proper medicine then you become undetectable the current principal is if you are undetectable to the virus you are untranslatable of the virus that means if you are undetectable and the virus is not seen in our system where we are doing viral. You can't transfer virus to your spouse or mother to child or to somebody else through your sexual activity so basically if that is done, you are living a perfect normal life so why being shy about it.

Nowadays stigma about HIV AIDS is also going down instead people are feeling to get test done. Lot of people come for pre manage test before both boy and girl want to find out whether they are HIV positive or not if there are any STD or Diabetes it is called pre marriage health check up similarly lot of people taking a major step in life. They want to be sure whether the life is secure if they are infected with anything and that's the way the life is going on the common symptoms majorly is are very much common and their also seen in the diseases like tuberculosis or other such disorders and most of them are like fever cough loose motion weight loss some time they get HIV specific symptoms some of them are like special meningitis.

They can have herpes zosters on a single which are called Dhani orcerin in Hindi and Gujarati so these are the some of the symptoms but however symptom to not come on its own there has to be some history associated with that somebody has taken a risk and then they have symptoms. They must get the examination done and must get the test done once the test is done they can decide the duration of the infection the person could have been infected for some years then we can decide what are the natural course of life? And how much life can be change by adding medicines to the patient? And once the test is done we start the treatment therefore they do not get sick because of the HIV or other related sickness sometimes the illness is cardiothoracic and neuromuscular diseases renal problems.

But diseases are not connected to HIV, because in HIV diseases. Those diseases possibilities manifestation are very less so people with HIV AIDS they need a very much perfect normal life once they are on treatment therefore we should not shy away from the treatment as I told the stigma and discretion of HIV AIDS is going down there has been an HIV AIDS Act 2017 by if someone is not provided with proper care if somebody is discriminated, somebody is stigmatize from HIV the other person can be penalised for even jail for those people who are troubling HIV positive people so my request to those people who are taking risk of sexual activity with partners or unprotected sex they must get their testing done for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases and once if they are positive of HIV get treatment.

If you are negative and continue your life by taking precautions or preventive measures so that you can not get HIV are stds thank you those who feel that they at risk of HIV or STD or do you feel that there are some relatives are at risk of HIV they can go to the website lybrate.com

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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He has over 36 years of experience as a HIV Specialist. He studied and completed MBBS, DDV. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ishwar Gilada on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Govt Medical College, Aurangabad - 1981
DDV - College of Physicians & Surgeons, Mumbai & JJ Hospital, Mumbai - 1984
FCPS - College of Phisicians & Surgeons, Mumbai - 1987
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APEX - San Francisco General Hospital, USA - 1987
Diplomat American Board of Sexology - American Board of Sexology, USA - 1989
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
Marathi
Awards and Recognitions
HIV Congress Meritorious Service Award
Jhulelal Award For Distinguished Services To The Country & Community
Dr Annemarie Madison International Award Germany
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Priyadarshni Academy Award For Promotion of AIDS Awareness
The Outstanding Young Indian Award By JCI
Shiv Chhatrpati Rajya Yuva Puraskar, Govt. of Maharashtra
The Outstanding Yooung Person of The World, Glasgow, UK
The Maheshwari Ratna Puraskar For Outstanding Contribution To Social Work
Outstanding Citizen Award, International Peace & Goodwill Foundation
Professional Memberships
President AIDS Society of India
Secretary & Founder Peoples Health Organisation (India) (Formerly Indian Health Organisation)
Trustee Environmental Medical Association
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Joint Secretary National AIDS Committee 1996-99

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Hi, I had done sex with a Girl but I think my condom was slipped. May I get affected with HIV disease. Please suggest me.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Hi, I had done sex with a Girl but I think my condom was slipped. May I get affected with HIV disease. Please suggest...
Yes you can get HIV and so also other STDs. To better understand the risk and consequences please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done. If your encounter had happened in last 48 hrs, you can be helped to prevent HIV Infection. Pl do not waste time.
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Hi, Which lab is good in mumbai for testing std sexual transmitted and which of them are 100% hygienic and use New syringe and which are nabal accredited.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
It is not only lab, but you should look for a good counseling, clinical examination and post-test care. NABL accreditation is important but not mandatory. There are good labs even without NABL accreditation.
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Maximam timing period of hiv test Muje dec me mollascum dikhay diye private area me to mene consult kiya fir Dr. ke kehne par ek test jan 14 ko fir 2nd feb me elisa fir march me westornblot fir may me elisa fir august me duocombo karvaya sab negative aye par muje har waqt cold jesa rehta hai Muje ab koi test ki jarurat hai?

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Maximam timing period of hiv test
Muje dec me mollascum dikhay diye private area me to mene consult kiya fir Dr. ke k...
It seems you have become habitual for repeated testing. Not required. You are not bothered about other STDs. Better, you please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done.
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Hi, Actually I am a 19 year old boy I have sucked my brothers dick he have hiv does it effect to me will I get hiv I dint drunk his sperm.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Hi, Actually I am a 19 year old boy I have sucked my brothers dick he have hiv does it effect to me will I get hiv I ...
What you are doing is called incestuous relationship. It's pathological. To better understand the risk and consequences please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly.
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Hi, I would like to know that Accuracy and reliability of tri dot test? Odds of getting hiv in one night stand for unprotected experience.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Hi, I would like to know that Accuracy and reliability of tri dot test? Odds of getting hiv in one night stand for un...
If negative 90 days after exposure it's negative. Also consider risk of other STDs. Please take a private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done.
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Hi Sir, maine teen logo k sath relationship bnaye the aur mera HIV result non reactive aaya h koi problem to nhi h na.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Hi Sir, maine teen logo k sath relationship bnaye the aur mera HIV result non reactive aaya h koi problem to nhi h na.
Can not say really. Depends on window period. Pl also think k of other STDs. Better would be please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done and what are the risks and consequences of STDs.
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Hi Is HIV Combo Test Negative at 7 months Conclusive? Is there any scope of turning positive in future or doing more number of tests? Should I move on?

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
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Is HIV Combo Test Negative at 7 months Conclusive?
Is there any scope of turning positive in future or doing more ...
You are HIV negative provide you did not take any fresh risk in. Kadt ,90 days. However you are still. Open for other STDs. Pl do HBsAg and VDRL tests after 90 days of exposure. To better understand the risk and consequences please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done.
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Hiv pcr test advantced test hai kya aur wo negative aye to darne jarurat hai kya.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Hiv pcr test advantced test hai kya aur wo negative aye to darne jarurat hai kya.
Depends on after how many days of risk the test is done. Also think of other STDs. Please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done.
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I am 15 years old boy I masturbate for long time and I'm masturbate by pressing my pennis hard to the floor and I geted rash in inner and sore and dry skin pennis thighs and I notice HIV symptoms plse help me doctor.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
I am 15 years old boy I masturbate for long time and I'm masturbate by pressing my pennis hard to the floor and I get...
You do not get HIV this way. To better understand the risk and consequences please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done.
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I am currently on PEP regimen for HIV Prevention. I started on Tenvir EM at 26 hours post exposure. Later added instgra 50 mg at 58 hours post exposure. Will regime be still effective? I am currently taking tenvir at night and instgra in the morning. Is it fine? Or all medicines need to be taken together at same time?

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
I am currently on PEP regimen for HIV Prevention. I started on Tenvir EM at 26 hours post exposure. Later added instg...
You can take it together, better for adherence. Pl also think. Of risk of other STDs. Do HIV HBsAg and VDRL tests after 90 days of exposure. In the meanwhile please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done.
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