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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofchanges in body fat that are experienced by many people living with HIV (HIV+).Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+...
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syphilis from body massage

I went to a massage parlor and the asian lady that massaged me sat naked on my back/buttocks and grinded some. I finished with hand-job. I did not have sex or any penetration. 3 weeks later I notice a small red lesion in my skin on my extreme lower...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I regret I am not qualified to answer medical questions. My field is benefits and workplace issues. Please ask one of the medical experts on this panel.... Read more »

DR. SHANNON HELP! HIV & SYPHILIS CORRELATION! PLEASE HELP 2nd time I ask!

Hi, First of all thank you for all of your help throughout this forum, it is of great relief. I have several questions that I need urgent help with PLEASE, I am to anxious to even sleep. 1. On May and June 2012 I had protected sex (with condom) but...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe guidelines for testing are to be initially tested 3 weeks post exposure then again at 90 days, if this test is negative than so are you. HIV may not cause harm immediately once someone is infected and it may be 10 years before someone has... Read more »

RPR (SYPHILIS)

i got an RPR test...what is it and does it have anything to do with STDS?is this bad?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,RPR is rapid plasma regain. It's a screening test for syphilis.Is that bad? Well that would depend on whether you have syphilis!See below. I'll reprint some questions form the archives concerning RPR and syphilis.Good luck.Dr. BobRPR... Read more »

about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long after infected would this patient know if they had symptons? For example: My friend and his lover are both HIV+. Both have never been diagnosed with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Syphilis is a complicated illness and progresses through various stages if left untreated. See below.Regarding your friends, there are two possibilities:1. He was not properly evaluated for syphilis and had it for a long period of time. This is... Read more »
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Affecting factor for HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I heard that some anti-allergic medicine (i.e piriton) will prevent the body from producing antibody...right?? Will someone take this medicine getting the -ve result for HIV even he/she is inflected. IF yes, need he/she stop to have those medicine... Read more »

Anti boitics- affect on the Window period-Hiv!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if the use of an anti biotic medicine will affect the window period after a possible exposure to Hiv! would it prolong the period for seroconversion to take place or or speed up the process of your body to generate anti bodies... Read more »

dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?,
my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV.

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I have MS so would it affect the test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
All,

I have mild MS and i had a recent exposure with a woman of unknown status. It was unprotected oral and vaginal sex. It's been almost three months and I want to get tested. However, I've read that MS could cause my body to not produce antibodies.... Read more »