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Dealing With Wasting And Hiv

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wasting but hiv negative

hi, and thanks for reading this, i think im suffering from wasting, but my last 2 hiv tests were negative, my legs are much thinner, and ive lost muscle and fat from my legs and my buttocks, as i can feel bones, is it possible that i am wasting even...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...I am sorry but this site is for people with HIV. Try webmd. Read more »

face wasting without hiv meds.

Dr. Young,I am hoping you could perhaps give me an idea, i have recently started to experience... Read more »

am i wasting from HIV?

i had a relationship that lasted about 1 1/2 years, which consisted mostly of deep kissing;... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Injections Improve Facial Wasting in HIV Patients

...not a cosmetic procedure," said Serra. "It is corrective surgery," that should be available to all patients who develop facial wasting as a result of anti-HIV therapy. A full-face treatment, which requires two sessions, costs about $500, he... Read more »
The Body PRO

Stavudine, Zidovudine and Protease Inhibitor Therapy Effects on Subcutaneous Leg Fat Wasting in HIV-Infected Males

... Effect of Stavudine, Zidovudine and HIV Protease Inhibitor Therapy on Subcutaneous Leg Fat Wasting in HIV-Infected Males -- A Longitudinal Study (Abstract 28) Presented by David Nolan Two important studies were presented Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senegal Public Health Advocates Worry Country Backtracking in Progress Against HIV/AIDS, Might Waste International Aid

...historical progress made through sensible policy-making, helpful cultural practice and geographical good fortune" and might waste incoming international aid funds, according to the Times . For example, approval and implementation of an... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Taking Unnecessary HIV Monitoring Tests: A Waste of Valuable Resources

...a realistic risk of infection, then save your money, as these tests are not necessary. Do you want more information on HIV/AIDS, STDs or safer sex? Contact the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Health Line hotline, open 24 hours a day, seven... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting) Individuals living with HIV and AIDS may not only have to deal with the threat of illness but the toll of illness. All that Read more »

aids and wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Does anyone have some uplifting insights as to how to gain weight after losing so much. Hy husband suddenly crossed into AIDS [after 10 years no symtoms, no meds} he has begun hiv treatment, combivir, sustiva, bactrim, zithromax, and is doing... Read more »

question on wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...does anyone know about wasting? I am still waiting to test, no appetite, and I have lost almost 10% of my bodyweight my pants are loose and people at work 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 Read more »