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Body Pigment In Legs People With Hiv

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Skin pigmentation changes in people of color

Do some antiretrovirals cause darkening or irregular pigmentation changes in people of color? If so, which ones?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have seen darkening of skin mostly due to zidovudine and some of the other nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. I have seen dryness of the skin and nail problems with the protease inhibitors such as indinavir. Generally the darkening of... Read more »

black pigments

Goodday DR.Brain.I am currently on Viramune{nivirapine} and Kivexa and i am experiencing black... Read more »

Pigmentation

I have clients on Stocrin, Combivir and Purbac and a number of them are developing significant... Read more »
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Body Shape Changes Dramatically Impact the Self-Esteem of HIV-Positive People

Hi there! This is Bonnie Goldman, editorial director of TheBody.com. Today we're going to take a look at body shape changes, an ongoing problem for many people living with HIV. These changes are sometimes known as lipodystrophy, lipoatrophy or... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

TheBody.com Examines Effects of Hurricane Katrina on HIV-Positive People, Services

Hurricane Katrina's Impact on the AIDS Community ," TheBody.com : TheBody.com has published several articles examining the impact of Hurricane Katrina on HIV-positive people, health care workers and HIV/AIDS-related services in the affected region.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Steroid Can Restore Body Tissue in HIV-Positive People, Study Says

The oral anabolic steroid oxandrolone is effective in restoring muscle and fat tissue that many HIV-positive people lose, according to a study published in the March issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters Health ... Read more »
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Laughing Stock: How Improvisational Theater Helps People With HIV/AIDS

It's called the circus bow: You stand upright, throw your arms out and declare, "Ta-daaaa!" like a ringmaster. But in this case, the people doing it aren't in a circus: They're HIV-positive people participating in an improvisational comedy class... Read more »
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Skinny legs with a Budda belly

Posted by lilfshrmn, 3 Replies
Gained most of the weight back lost due to wasting. Unfortunately, it's all gone straight to my gut in the form of fat. Getting moderate exercise and low impact walking in several times a week. Cheeks, buttocks, legs and arms still quite skinny. ... Read more »

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There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »

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