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Eating Disorder In Hiv

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Eating Disorder

Thank you for providing such a wonderful resource!I know this question may seem repetitive, but I needed to ask anyways. I developed an odd eating disorder which made me feel like I needed to clean out my rectum of all fecal matter using my fingers....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Eating disorder? Hmm. Sounds more like a pooping disorder to me, but OK. Your HIV risk is nonexistent.I strongly encourage you to continue your psychiatric care.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Eating Disordered getting lipodystrophy

I am a 30 year old female. I was diagnosed a year ago with VL 160,000 CD4 24, now I'm at VL... Read more »

Eating Disorder

I am on Atripla for 3 years. Undetectable, 560, under control.My question is I cannot eat 3 meals a... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Outsmarting HIV With Healthy Eating

Living with a chronic illness like HIV can present certain nutritional challenges. Without effective HIV medication treatment, replicating virus can tax the body, destroying lean body mass and impairing immune function and quality of life. 1 , 2 ... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Menstrual Disorders in HIV-Infected Women

Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Causes of Abnormal Menses in HIV-Infected Women III. Assessing Menstrual Irregularity in HIV-Infected Women IV. Managing Menstrual Irregularities in HIV-Infected Women References I.... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Patients With HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Presentation Diagnosis Management of Survivors of Trauma Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) References Further Reading I. Introduction Exposure to a traumatic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Long-Term Neuropsychiatric Disorders on Efavirenz-Based Approaches

Following the commercialization of efavirenz as an antiretroviral for HIV treatment, its use was associated with the onset of neuropsychiatric disturbances. While most such problems are typically mild and generally disappear within a few weeks,... Read more »
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what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all,

I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me?

And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to... Read more »

HIV + Panic Disorder = Terror

Posted by grcboy28, 2 Replies
My situation keeps going from bad to worse, here's my story:

I suffer from panic disorder and anxiety issues with a history of hypochondriasis, HIVphobia and OCD. Not currently on meds.

For the first time in my life I had unprotected vaginal... Read more »

Do I have a mental disorder from HIV? PLEASE REPLY

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
It's me again. Sorry to keep making threads. My only "risk" is masturbating with a pair of worn panties, with a light yellow stain. I know it was sick and wrong. No matter how much evidence I hear against being able to contract HIV from this, I... Read more »

anxiety is eating me alive!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have read several posts on this board and I feel so stupid for waiting so long to test for hiv. So many of you got tested as soon as you could and I think that is so impressive because I am shaking right now just thinking of it. It has been... Read more »