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Can People With Hiv Use A Lap Band

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Is lap bandind an option for a person with HIV?

I am a 44y/o poz F. I have been poz for 13 years. My CD4 is 1300 and v/l is undetedtible. My weight is 215 and I am 5'4. I have tried all types of diets and of course the have not been successful.I realize I am not morbidly obese, but I know of a...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...There are no contraindications to the procedure. I have seen several people with HIV who have done very well following Gastic bandingGood luckGraeme Moyle Read more »

Lap Band and HIV positive

I am considering getting the Gastric lap band to help with my weight control. I am HIV positive but... Read more »

You seem to have an answer for everything but in fact you don't (CURE, 2010)

Dr. Bob. You claim many times that you're one of the most optimistic guys on Earth but I have some... Read more »
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Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...safe and effective for those purposes. Regular medicine does not have a cure for HIV. Because it is a serious illness, many people with HIV disease are willing to try almost anything to get healthy. Some unproven treatments may be harmless, but... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms that usually go away after a few days. Here's the catch: Those symptoms, when they do occur... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

I have to laugh

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...I am 40 years old played in a popular rock and roll band I slept with HUNDREDS of women and never got HIV or a STD am I lucky ? You bet I am lucky but I have to laugh at some of the Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 ... Read more »

Lap Dance, HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...again but I think I remember putting my arms over my crotch and lap so she wouldn't contact my semen. Is it possible I could get HIV infected tis way, since I did come fully? The semen left a wet spot on my jeans. If from her grinding, she had... Read more »