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Dealing With Appetite Loss When You Are Hiv Positive

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re: hiv/aids

Hi Dr Bob.I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago about my risk of contracting hiv over 4 years ago and then recently experiencing some symptoms so i went to get a hiv test. You said to write back to you when i got my test result.when i went for the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your negative fourth generation HIV-antibody test four years after a possible exposure is definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able!I cannot diagnose the cause of Read more »

does it mean wen a person is HIV positive,there's no possibility of gaining weight

When a person is HIV positive,is there a possibility for the person to gain weight? What are the... Read more »

Afraid of HIV

Dear Doctor,3 months have passed after I had sex with a prostitute. I had used a condom. During... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...(a hormone) and Marinol (a synthetic version of marijuana) may increase appetite. Marijuana may be effective for nausea and appetite loss but is not legal or available everywhere. Nausea, vomiting, and anorexia can be particularly problematic... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...several physical disorders. About 5% to 10% of the general population gets depressed. However, rates of depression in people with HIV are as high as 60%. Women with HIV are twice as likely as men to be depressed. Being depressed is not a sign... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

... Why Should People With HIV Care About Kidney Disease? What Is Normal Kidney Function? How Do I Know if There Are Problems With My Kidneys? What Are Read more »
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my g-f has hiv-aids dont know what to do

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...hello my girl friend has full blown aids with a 't'cell count of 30 or so cells and has been in the care of doctors for a week now shes been on all the med's including Read more »

tested negative at 7 weeks. is it likely i have it

Posted by rock_on, 1 Reply
...very well known symptoms, the rash, sore throat, oral thrush, fever, headaches, chills, loss of appetite etc, i took my second hiv test at 7 weeks after possible exposure. this came back negative. does this mean the test i take in a few more... Read more »

Lot of symptoms MEIA negative at 50 days

Posted by bxu
...to death a week ago based on symptoms: -low grade fever 12 days -joint and muscle aches -swollen lymph on the neck -nausea, appetite loss and some diarrhea.. still having symptoms Today I have tested Anti-HIV 1+2 MEIA on 50 days from exposure.... Read more »

Moving on? How?

Posted by crazy_person, 5 Replies
...my symptoms fall exactly in line with what is given - esophageal candidiasis, peripheral neuropathy, diarrhea, weight loss, appetite loss, dysphagia, hairy tongue, burning mouth, molluscum, low lymphocytes, on and on. Oh how I want to move on and... Read more »