100 Questions & Answers about HIV and AIDS

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2009 - Medical - 209 pages
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While AIDS is not the health threat that it once was in North America, it is still a significant public health problem and is a devastating epidemic in Africa and Asia. 100 Questions & Answers about AIDS and HIV provides answers to the most common questions asked by AIDS/HIV patients and their families. Written by a John Hopkins physician specializing in men's health, this must-have resource is for all AIDS/HIV patients, their families, and for high-risk individuals intent on avoiding the disease.
 

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Contents

1 Whats my prognosis?
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2 Can Have a normal life? What about sex and relationships?
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4 Who should I tell?
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5 Should I keep working?
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The Basics
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9 How does HIV cause illness?
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10 Whats the difference between HIV and AIDS?
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12 How is HIV spread?
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52 What are the risks for my brain and nerves?
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Opportunistic Infections and Other Complications
87
53 What are opportunistic infections?
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60 When do I use prophylaxis?
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61 Can HIV cause cancer?
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Symptoms
103
65 What can I do about nausea and diarrhea?
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67 What do Io if I get a cold or the flu?
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14 Why isnt there a cure?
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Diagnosis of HIV Infection
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15 How is HIV infection diagnosed?
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16 How can I tell if Ive been recently infected?
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17 What if all of my tests are negative but Im sure that Im infected?
26
Medical Care
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18 How do I find the right medical care?
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19 How do I deal with my provider?
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21 How will I pay for medical care?
35
Getting Started
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22 What does my CD4 mean?
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23 Whats a viral load?
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24 What is a resistance test and when should I get one?
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26 Do I need vaccinations?
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Starting Treatment
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27 How does antiretroviral therapy work?
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28 Do I need treatment now?
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30 How do my provider and I choose my first regimen?
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32 What if I have side effects?
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Staying On Therapy
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35 How long will therapy last?
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36 Can therapy ever be stopped?
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38 What if my virus becomes resistant to the medications?
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40 What if I decide not to take medications?
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42 What is immunebased therapy?
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Side Effects and Toxicity
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43 What are the side effects of protease inhibitors?
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46 What can I do about body shape changes?
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48 How can I protect my liver?
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69 Why am I so tired?
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70 Can HIV affect my skin?
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Womens Issues Pregnancy and Children
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73 How Is HIV infection different for women?
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75 What if I want to get pregnant?
120
77 What if my child is positive?
123
Coinfection
127
78 What if I also have hepatitis C?
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80 How do I prevent cervical and anal cancer?
130
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
133
81 How do I know if Im depressed?
134
83 What are the risks of using drugs if Im positive?
137
Relationships Sexuality and Prevention
139
84 How and when should I disclose my HIV status to partners?
140
87 What if both my partner and I are positive?
144
88 What do I need to know about sexually transmitted diseases?
145
Living With HIV Infection
147
89 What should I eat or avoid eating?
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92 Can I still drink alcohol?
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94 Can I keep my pets?
153
Questions For Those Who Still Have Questions
159
97 What about the theory that HIV doesnt cause AIDS?
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99 How do we know HIV wasnt created in a lab?
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100 Whats the state of the global epidemic?
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Additional Resources
165
Glossary
169
Index
197
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