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Growing Older With HIV: What Concerns You Most?

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Cedric Sturdevant

Cedric Sturdevant

My Brother's Keeper, Inc., Jackson, Miss.

When I think about HIV and aging, I think about the other chronic conditions that may come along with it. I mean personally, I'd be concerned about lipodystrophy, especially in my stomach. But other concerns could be how medications that you may be taking for other health issues interact with HIV, and the medication that you take for it; how HIV coincides with issues like bone problems -- because the bones kind of decay as you get older. How is HIV really going to affect all of that?






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