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Do Hiv Patients Complain Of Burning

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Lipodystrophy Burn

Dr., I am HIV Negative, however, my wbc is a bit low. I have chronic fatigue. My blood sugar and cholesterol levels are normal. I have fat deposits in many places in my body including my face, yet I am generally very thin. I have two questions. 1)...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
There are other diseases of mitochondria, like Madelung's disease that can cause lipodystrophy-like symptoms. I have never heard of neuropathy of the fat-affected areas, but neuropathy is common. Ask your MD about other mitochondrial diseases,... Read more »

Let those bastards burn in hell!!

Bob,Its quite unfortunate inspite your service to HIV/AIDS and you being the honest, caring,... Read more »

burn out at old hiv-pioneers (OLDER PEOPLE AND HIV/AIDS)

Hi Dr. Bob.Mikel again from Germanys online-support hotline :-)on world aids day i will be... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HHS Revises Web Site Aimed at Helping Parents Talk to Teens About Sex Education Issues After Groups Complain About Bias

HHS has revised its Web site designed to help parents discuss sexual abstinence with their teenage children following criticism that the site provided biased and inaccurate information, the AP/Raleigh News & Observer reports (Freking,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Care Providers Burning Out From Increased Workloads, Flat Funding, AIDS Research Director Says

Health care workers caring for people living with HIV/AIDS are "burning out" from increased workloads as patients are living longer but funding for care remains stagnant, Michael Saag, director of the Center for AIDS Research at the University of... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Burned Out? Join the Club!

Many of us involved in the HIV/AIDS community are programmed to preach the gospel according to HIV: "Practice safer sex," "AIDS affects everyone," "We have not found the cure for AIDS," and of course, "AIDS isn't over!" While it is necessary to get... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Groups Express Concern About Potential for New Antiretroviral Advertising to "Scare Off" Patients

The Wall Street Journal on Monday examined a new trend for drugmakers marketing HIV/AIDS treatments to release ads that "tak[e] aim at rival HIV drugs, hinting at side effects and other drawbacks." Drug companies have "traditionally sold"... Read more »
Connect With Others

Help-I need to know who to complain to!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My lab company recently changed their HIV-RNA blood work to include B-Cells, which is not covered by my insurance. After many calls and hours of conversations it comes down to either side not taking responsibility. The lab company will not omit... Read more »

Sore Burning Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Recently i had a low risk encounter of oral sex with another man,im also male,we both gave as well as recieved, neither one of us ever reached orgasm, this was a one time ordeal for me, im not gay but just wanted to experiment,well the only thing im... Read more »

Burning Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
On 12/25/03 I met a woman that I had talked to on AOL messenger. She was visiting relatives in my area and we went for a ride and got coffee. We ended up parked at the beach. We began French Kissing and I do have bleeding gums, sometimes they bleed... Read more »

ARS Patient cases

Posted by Anonymous
Primary HIV Infection Case Presentations
The following cases illustrate the complexities involved in recognizing and correctly diagnosing primary HIV infection (PHI). Extensive lab work, but also thorough history taking, is required. Patient 1 was... Read more »