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Does The Ultrasound Help With AIDS

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Losing fat through ultrasound safe for hiv-positive people?

Doctor,I live in Europe, where recently a new non-surgical alternative to liposuction has become available: Ultrashape. Basically its ultrasound waves breaking up the fat cells, whereafter the body gets rid of the released fat and cellular debris by...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...have no personal experience with patients undergoing that treatment nor have I seen any literature on use of the technique in HIV+ persons. The fat problems in HIV+ persons of most concern are fat loss or intra-abdominal (not subcutaneous) fat... Read more »

Results of abdomen ultrasound question.

I have Hep C and have been HIV positive for 22 years. My ultrasound shows a "mildly coarsened... Read more »

****Pls help me to treat my Hepa B****

Hi Good day!In 1999, I was diagnosed to be Hepa B reactive. Every now and then (6 mos interval), I... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Treatment Your health care provider should perform a physical exam to check for anenlarged liver and may order a CT scan or ultrasound of your liver. You willprobably also have some blood tests done including: Liver function tests ... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...subcutaneous fat. No body fatstudies have been done with the other commonly-used anabolic steroid,nandrolone decanoate. Liposuction Ultrasound-assisted liposuction has been successfully used to remove fataccumulation in the back of the neck... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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HIV from dirty ultrasound wand?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...okay for some who dont know there are two types of that goes on the stomach, and the other one where they put a wand up your vagina to check out your ovaries. Well recently Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

i'm REALLY scared

Posted by soimnotalone, 2 Replies
...I had a mammogram that caused an alert with the doctors, they also did an ultrasound, they want me to have an MRI and a biopsy, has anyone gone through hiv and breast cancer (possible breast cancer) treatment Read more »

20 months of HIV stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tell myself after the 6 month test I was going to let go I could not. I was addicted to the internet and read everthing about Hiv, I called every hotline in every state. They even new my voice at the CDC, I was completely out of control. So... Read more »