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Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV Afraid I Have AIDS

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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know If You Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Physical Activity and Hyperlipidemia Drugs for Hyperlipidemia HIV Drugs and Hyperlipidemia Other Risks for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Lipids are fats and fat-like substances in the blood. Cholesterol andtriglycerides are lipids. Your body uses...
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Low CD4 but afraid to get HIV treatment

my cd4 was 93 last month i'm afraid to take the treatment because i'm not sick i'm just eating healthy and using spirulina tabs,immunochoice to boost the immunsystem, vuka drops and taking 2spoon of lemon with two spoon of olive oil...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I think that supplements and nutritional strategies are valuable in the management of AIDS, but should not take the place of HAART. With a CD4 count of 93 you are at significant risk of AIDS-related complications and the evidence strongly suggests... Read more »

Eat Certain Foods??

My boyfriend is hiv positive and I just wanted to know if there are certain types of food that he should not eat now??? thanks in advance...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
A "healthy" diet that allows him to keep a good stable weight and body composition is in order. Priorities for nutrients are as follows: 1. adequate fluids (we aren't talking about coffee and alcohol here); 2. adequate calories to... Read more »

Please help (23 year old with AIDS/Parkinson/Schizophrenia and NOT EATING)

Hello Dr HenryWe would really appreciate if you have the chance to answer our questions. Three months ago, our nephew who is 23 years old and lives in Greece was diagnosed with AIDS after admitting to the hospital with infectious pneumonia. In 2009...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The course of AIDS related brain problems is variable if the process has progressed to a late state (and depending on how low the CD4 count got, what problems were diagnosed-ie dementia versus something like toxoplasmosis or PML). Other medical... Read more »

Can you get AIDs or HIV from cooked food?

I ordered breakfast from my university grill and while the chef was cutting bacon for my meal he nicked his finger. He caught it as soon as it happened and I don't think it got on the food. However, if it got on the food and he happened to...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
No, you can not get HIV from food, cooked or otherwise.You could've only gotten HIV from the chef if he bled a heavy amount and that somehow got into your body right after it left his.This wasn't the case is your situation at allHope this... 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 Through Food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I was wondering what the odds are of getting HIV through food.

I was eating a crunchwrap from taco bell recently, probably a month ago, when I distinctly tasted iron/blood (which may have been the beef, because I recall having taco bell beef have... Read more »

I'm Afraid to get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Sometime during the last week of may of 2003, I had an unprotected 1 night stand with a lady of unknown status. It lasted for maybe a minute. I've had 2 tests. an elisa at 4 weeks and an oraquick at 5 weeks. Both came back negative. The problem... Read more »

so afraid

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Though I know no-one can tell me what I really want to hear, I am hoping someone can help to alleviate my severe anxiety somewhat, or perhaps just confirm my worst fears.

I am a married, in-the-closet bi-sexual. I contained my gay feelings for 14... Read more »