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Bone Health and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Loss and HIV Risk Factors How to Know if You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Physical Activity and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Osteoporosis Protect Your Bones The Importance of Healthy Bones Bones play many important roles in your body. They support you and help youmove. They protect your brain, heart, and other organs from injury. Bones alsostore minerals...
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lymph tissue damage treatment

hello!!! You guys are wonderful, and it is so encouraging to have a website with professionals and specialists to ask questions!! I am newly diagnosed but in the chronic stage (within 6months to 1st year from acute infection) Is there any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Jonathan,There are some products that claim to help but none has been proven to do so. The damage caused by HIV infection is complex and multifocal. There are some clinical trials looking at uridine as a possible treatment for mitochondrial... Read more »

Breast swelling and Trizivir

My breast are sore and swelling, I wanted to know if that is a normal side effect from taking trizivir. Or is it something I should go to my doctor about. ...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Breast enlargement is reported and may be associated with any of the antiretrovirals. You may be more familiar with the term lipodystrophy which is used to define conditions of fat accumulation and also fat wasting. Most of us prefer to use the term... Read more »

Bone density loss cause identified, labs back to normal?

You were right about the vitamin d deficiency and calcium metabolism irregularity. My test results looked like this: 25(OH) Vit D - 4 ng/ml; very low Vitamin D levels. He agreed with you and thought that these fractures were not caused by hiv, but...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
1. Your hypothesis is plausible. There is published data to suggest that vitamin D deficiency is associated with greater progression of HIV infection. Vitamin D is also associated with multiple pathways of immune function. Blips are usually a HIV... Read more »


Hi Doc, Thanks a lot for answering all of my questions, it realy helps me lot....Doc, my wife got lots of white vaginal discharge till today, before she was pregnant she never had this kind of discharges, i know that discharging do occurs during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Dee,If your wife has a persistent vaginal discharge, she should see her gynecologist and/or HIV doctor. Being HIV positive can increase the likelihood that she could have a vaginal infection.There is no cure for HIV/AIDS. Silver therapy is not... Read more »
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Seminal Discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question. I have had Chlamydia in the past. Took the medication and was cured. I noticed that since then I have seminal discharge from time to time after urinating. Lately it went away. But recently I have had sex with a co-worker since... Read more »

Six week negative. Girlfriend and I still symptomatic. 'ARS can last for up to ten weeks'(?)

Posted by 908320498, 4 Replies
Hi guys, just a quick update from:

Six week test results came back:


'HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody: Not Detected (not sure on... Read more »

1 Yr in and still at a loss.

Posted by oz1975, 7 Replies
Hi there.

I'm a Poz guy, living in Philadelphia. It's been 1 yr & change since I found out I was positive and after all that time and a good number of blunders I think I'm starting to come to terms with what I've done to myself (which doesn't... Read more »

2 steps back (emotionally)

Posted by ai77, 4 Replies
Hi all. Just want to warn you that if you're feeling kind of down, you might not want to read on. I have to release some of my frustration and fear, don't really have anywhere else I feel comfortable doing it.

Today one of my nurses called and... Read more »