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Can Malnutrition Cause Aids Like Symptoms

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Nutritional Assessment- malnutrition

Is there a specific form for nutritional assessment of IV drug users with HIV/AIDS? would use of the SGA be appropriate? Should I be looking for more detailed or specific information?I realize this is not abiochemicaly related labs question, but I...
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
Sorry, I don't have an answer for you.... Read more »

treating malnutrition and drug resistant virus?

I'm 30 years positive and have been very healthy but I have had diarehea for l8 months (I've become drug resistant. Now my MD says that my body is just not absorbing nuitrition properly, already causing adema. He has no advice about what...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. Depending on the cause, prolonged diarrhea may be associated with malabsorption of nutrients and subsequent nutritional deficiency. This may lead to a potentially fatal downward spiral unless it is aggressively... Read more »

Supposed "Symptoms common in HIV/AIDS" caused by worry/anxiety

Hi. First time on this forum. Have a situation. I was in this shop about a month or two ago, where I accidentally cut myself with the metal part of a scotch tape on the ledge, and a huge scrape resulted and seemed deep. The metal part was on the...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Sounds like you had <b>no risk</b> for HIV. While you did get cut and there's a chance that others got cut on the same metal part, there's no chance that blood went directly/immediately from one... Read more »

HIV is not the cause of AIDS

Why do doctors keep prescribing toxic medications for HIV when HIV is not the cause of AIDS. The cause of AIDS is drugs, malnutrition, lack of vitamins, toxicity, etc....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The cause of AIDS is drugs, malnutrition, lack of vitamins, toxicity, etc.???????? Hmm . . . it's amazing that 26 years into the AIDS pandemic such utter poppycock continues to be believed by anyone with even a modicum of common sense.... Read more »
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HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

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HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

Articles on Cardiac Arrest: The Causes & Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Cardiac Arrest is life-and-death emergency -- every second counts. It is one of the leading causes of death among adults.
This is an Article at which has information on Cardiac... Read more »

Can Stress cause AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
A freind of a friend died of I'm sure was AIDS but was negative all along. All the same symptoms but docctors say he died of cancer cause they could not explain it.

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After AIDS symptoms?

Posted by TRmom, 2 Replies
This may seem silly coming from someone who has lived with HIV for 3 years, but here goes. My husband had a cd4=3 when diagnosed. no need to say how sick he was. I am also pos but my count was very good. He did very well on fortavase and... Read more »