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Do I Need To Take Serostim

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serostim needed but problem

I have a low viral load and good CD4s, so I am treatment naive. I have yet to begin my first regimen. But I am somewhat symptomatic with weight loss. I have tried everything to slow the process, but no matter how much I eat or what I eat or how I...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I would begin by making sure that there is no other cause of the weight loss and wasting. Barring this, the first thing to do would be to treat the HIV infection. Serostim should only be used in the setting of drug-associated side effects where... Read more »

serostim needed but problem

I have a low viral load and good cd4s, so I am treatment naive. I am yet to begin my first... Read more »

Serostim side effects and Atripla

About 2 years ago I went to my Doctor and he told me I was HIV Pos, he remitted me to a specialist... Read more »
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The Well Project

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

Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary loss of more than 10% of body weight, plus more than 30 days of either diarrhea, or... Read more »
Project Inform

Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

Introduction Body Shape Changes Study Volunteers Study Design Side Effects Study Results Project Inform's Perspective Introduction Studied as a way to reduce excess deep belly fat, the synthetic human growth hormone... Read more »
The Well Project

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... Read more »
Connect With Others

Serostim and Exercise

Posted by WillinFTL
I just started Serostim (growth Hormone) and need some help in starting an exercise program. If anyone knows the best way to exercise and see the best results from Sterostim, Please send information. Thanks Read more »

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 »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »