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I Have Wasting Does That Mean I Have Hiv

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weight wasting being an adolescent hiv positive

My daughter is 17 and a year has passed since she began wasting weight. Now she weights 37 kg. We are from Argentina, Ive tried many psychological therapies with no result. My daughter is constantly depressed and deserts every treatment we start. Im...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The wasting is not a psychological symptom. In most people with HIV infection, it is a biological manifestation of caused by some of the Read more »

HIV Wasting and Diabetes

Greetings. My question is purely one of curiosity. Four years ago I was diagnosed with wasting.... Read more »

face wasting without hiv meds.

Dr. Young,I am hoping you could perhaps give me an idea, i have recently started to experience... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Taking Unnecessary HIV Monitoring Tests: A Waste of Valuable Resources

...like fear, and guilt, and are not designed for that purpose. That is what counseling is for. Taking unnecessary tests is a waste of your time, the lab's time, and your doctor's time. Taking unnecessary tests is also a waste of your money, and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senegal Public Health Advocates Worry Country Backtracking in Progress Against HIV/AIDS, Might Waste International Aid

...Senegal, which is considered one of the African countries that has "most effectively" responded to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, is facing a "pivotal and worrying moment" as it attempts to provide education and treatment to its residents, the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Injections Improve Facial Wasting in HIV Patients

...not a cosmetic procedure," said Serra. "It is corrective surgery," that should be available to all patients who develop facial wasting as a result of anti-HIV therapy. A full-face treatment, which requires two sessions, costs about $500, he... Read more »
Body Positive

Exercise and HIV Wasting: From the Laboratory to the Clinic

...Wasting was the topic of a breakfast symposium during the recent amfAR 12th National HIV/AIDS Update Conference in San Francisco. Drs. Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting) Individuals living with HIV and AIDS may not only have to deal with the threat of illness but the toll of illness. All that Read more »

aids and wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Does anyone have some uplifting insights as to how to gain weight after losing so much. Hy husband suddenly crossed into AIDS [after 10 years no symtoms, no meds} he has begun hiv treatment, combivir, sustiva, bactrim, zithromax, and is doing... Read more »

Please Feedback on Wasting Question

Posted by willthink4food, 2 Replies
...Body is, in truth how I make a lot of money it keeps me in shape and gains me clients. Over the last 6 months I have began to waste. And I mean quickly. I eat right, work out great, hired trainers better than myself...Ive lost a lot of muscle... Read more »

A MAYO waste of money... *DELETED*

Posted by LQZ, 5 Replies
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