mild health problems in asymptomatic individuals
May 12, 2004
I am a research scientist looking into nutritional needs of HIV positive individuals. I seek information from the people who actually see patients/address their concerns.I don't know if this is the appropriate place to ask my question but I have had a lot of trouble getting information on the following issue: Could you please let me know the kinds of health/nutritional problems most commonly encountered by the asymptomatic HIV positive individuals that visit this site? I would really appreciate any help you can offer. Thank you.
Response from Mr. Vergel
Asymptomatic HIV positive patients may develop vitamin defficiencies, food allergies, diarrhea with no known pathogen, and many other problems. I would love to see someone research the use of diagnostic tests like the Spectracell micronutrient analysis test. We have no standard tool to detect micronutrient defficiencies in HIV.
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