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Can Hiv Be Passed Through Eating Food

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Improving food intake in AIDS patients

How can i improve the food intake in AIDS patients
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Getting HIV infection under control with antiretrovirals, minimizing any stomach side effects of antiretrovirals, treating any GI conditions that are causing symptoms, increasing appetite with drugs like Marinol, getting help from a... Read more »

HIV from eating after someone?

So, I was at my school lunch, as per usual, and I got up to fetch a drink, leaving my unfinished... Read more »

HIV from eating or drinking.

Hi Dr. Barbara, I had been here to a restaurant, and then i was drinking scotch. I realised that... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A 'Planting and Eating Soybean' Project for People Living With HIV/AIDS in Rural Anhui -- A Pilot Study in China

...months of the assessment, 94 percent consumed soy food at least three times per week and 96 percent ate 100 g each time. After eating soy food, 93 percent felt better; 86 percent reported less illness; 61.3 percent had higher total blood protein... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...wasting in women can start with a loss of fat. What Causes AIDS Wasting? Several factors contribute to AIDS wasting: Low food intake : Low appetite is common with HIV. Also, some AIDS drugs have to be taken with an empty stomach, or with a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...while continuing to breastfeed for up to a year. A recent study showed that it is possible for a newborn to become infected by eating food that is chewed for it by an HIV-infected woman. This practice should be avoided. How Do We Know if a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...had complicated requirements about storage, or what kind of food they had to be taken with, or how long you had to wait after eating before taking a dose. The medications have changed dramatically. However, there are still some myths: Myth:... Read more »
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what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me? And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive Read more »

Swollen lymph gland

Posted by goguy00, 2 Replies
...pressed on it, I found it hurt and bothered me worse for days after. I believe in trying natural options. I finally found that eating foods with Curry powder helped to reduce the swollen lymph, today I'm glad to say it is non existant. I know it... Read more »

Advice on eating please.

Posted by Billy_G, 9 Replies
...My partner has full blown AIDS and is going trough a very tough time at the moment. He's been diagnosed with MAS as well and had to undergo an operation recently Read more »

Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... Read more »