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NOT SKINNY
Mar 13, 2000

AREN'T PEOPLE WITH HIV AND AIDS SKINNY? I'M ACTUALLY OVER WEIGHT DOES THAT MEAN I CAN'T BE INFECTED? THANK YOU

Response from Dr. Feinberg

No -- both fat and skinny people can get HIV. In the most advanced stages of HIV disease, people do tend to lose some weight, but I wouldn't count on being pudgy to save you. If you've had risk behaviors, get tested.


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