Tuberculosis in People With HIV - Topic Overview
People who are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an increased risk for developing a tuberculosis (TB) infection. Their risk for a TB infection doubles in the first year they developed the HIV infection. 1 If they have latent TB,which cannot be spread to others,they are at risk for the infection becoming an active disease,which can be spread to others. Active TB in ...
Caring for Someone With HIV or AIDS
Tips for caring for someone with HIV or AIDS.
HIV and AIDS in Children
WebMD talks about risk factors for HIV in children, how it’s treated, and how to help a child cope with this condition.
Nonnucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) for HIV
Drug details for Nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) for HIV.
A CD4+ count is a blood test to determine how well the immune system is working in people who have been diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Entry Inhibitors for HIV
Drug details for Fusion inhibitors for HIV.
Nucleoside/Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors for HIV
Drug details for Nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors for HIV.
HIV: Taking Antiretroviral Drugs
Taking antiretroviral drugs for HIV will not cure your infection. However, it may allow you to remain healthy for a longer time.Your willingness and ability to follow your antiretroviral therapy schedule exactly as prescribed is essential for successful treatment of your HIV infection. Not following your prescribed HIV therapy may cause treatment failures, such as: Drug resistance.Higher viral ...
Integrase Inhibitors for HIV
Integrase inhibitors are a class of HIV medication. They block an enzyme, integrase, that HIV uses to multiply.
Protease Inhibitors (PIs) for HIV
Drug details for Protease inhibitors (PIs) for HIV.