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Do You Have A Appetite Hiv

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Lack of appetite, HIV related?

I met a man two months ago who just seemed to be so awesome (I'm a gay man by the way.)We've been dating and hanging out every now and then, basically any chance we got.It wasn't until about a week ago that he told me he has HIV. I of course was sad...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Disclosure is never easy. And while I encourage everyone to disclose their HIV status sooner rather than later, I'm sure you can appreciate just how difficult having "the discussion" really is. Poz folks Read more »

Bipolar disorder and HIV/sexual appetite response

This is more of a response, but I have to say it. I was diagnosed as being bipolar 7 years ago,... Read more »

Having fever and loss of appetite now..am i down with HIV? Please help! Worried sick...

Dear Dr. Frascino,I'm worried sick about the condition that i am in right now. I hope this question... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Fosters Collaboration Between Traditional Healers, Western Medicine in Zambia

...assessed the composition and properties of a number of traditional medicines and monitored the CD4+ T cell counts, viral loads and appetites of HIV-positive people receiving the treatments. Initial results show that some of the formulas increase... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Marijuana

...everyone gets the same results from Marinol ® as from marijuana. Some people with AIDS use marijuana to stimulate their appetites or to avoid nausea when taking their ARVs. A few states have passed medical marijuana laws that permit limited... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...start with a loss of fat. What Causes AIDS Wasting? Several factors contribute to AIDS wasting: Low food intake : Low appetite is common with HIV. Also, some AIDS drugs have to be taken with an empty stomach, or with a meal. It can be... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...Medications When you start a new drug, you may experience GI symptoms at first such as: Diarrhea Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite Pains Gas When these symptoms occur as side effects of HIV treatment, they are usually mild, and tend to... Read more »
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tested negative at 7 weeks. is it likely i have it

Posted by rock_on, 1 Reply
...after suffering the 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... Read more »

Opinions & Experiences

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...you who have tested negative or are in the process of waiting for a test as to whether or not any of you experienced decreased appetite. Also, is loss of appetite due to HIV infection accompanied by weight loss or are they independant? Thanks... Read more »

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 »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
...Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »