Interview 12 – HIV

He suffered from severe diarrhoea and peripheral neuropathy while taking an earlier combination of anti-HIV drugs, but he currently takes nelfinavir, 3TC and abacavir with few side effects. He has had to cope with HIV-related illness, depression and mania at various times in his life.

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He needed the support of a counsellor after he learned that his health was in serious decline. He…

Age at interview 38

Gender Male

Age at diagnosis 24