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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a
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HIV risk from vaginal blood outside the body?

Doctor Bob, First let me say that the service you are providing here is wonderful! Just reading many of the other questions and answers has been helpful to me. Several of your answers have also made me literally laugh out loud! WOW! BTW, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lesions or abrasions" would not be considered a significant HIV risk. HIV itself does not survive very long at all outside the body. (I can't give you the exact number of minutes or seconds, because there are far too many variables viral load,... Read more »

Will this kind of touching trasmit HIV from my partner to my body?

Hello Dr Bob, I have just known this forum from my friends, all of them say that this forum is really worth reading and believing in, especially all the answers from Dr Bob. On this occasion of visiting this forum, I want to ask Dr Bob about my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,So let me get this straight: You have no idea if your boyfriend is HIV infected or not, but you are "very anxious" because you're worried that his pre-cum might contain HIV Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...before," you'll get twice as big as before! That may not be the desired outcome or even healthy! The key is to monitor your lean body mass and provide adequate high-quality nutrients to maintain and build lean body mass. (You don't need... Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard? ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...body is dead, the more difficult it is for HIV to survive. Refrigeration slows down this process. Once the virus leaves the human body, it dies within minutes, since the virus is immediately going into an environment in which it cannot survive.... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: 2009 Update on Body Shape Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Body shape changes are some of the most frustrating complications of HIV and HIV medications. Whether it's the loss of cheeks or the Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...treatments being explored for HIV-related fatgain. Human Growth Hormone Human growth hormone (hGH) is naturally produced in the human body. Twodrugs have been developed based on hGH that have shown the ability to reducevisceral belly fat: ... Read more »
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HIV News & Views, April 22, 2010 - The Body

... HIV News & Views, April 22, 2010 April 22, 2010 Breaking News at TheBody.com News & Views Library Change/Update Subscription On the Personal Side HIV Treatment Read more »
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HIV News & Views, November 19, 2009 - The Body

... HIV News & Views, November 19, 2009 - The Body November 19, 2009 Breaking News at TheBody.com News & Views Library Change/Update Subscription Read more »
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Body piercing!?!?

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Maybe a stupid question. Wondering if people have thoughts about how wise it is to get a new piercing. I have 2 already .. interested in a 3rd .. but concerned about the risk of infection & activating the immune system. I suppose common... Read more »

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