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Effects Of Hiv/aids On The Body

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Effects of Penicillin on HIV Anti-Body Test

Hi Dr. Bob,I just want to start out my letter by thanking you for your patience when it comes to answering the tons of questions in this forum. Words can't express how grateful I am for people like you. Anyway, I just want to clarify something. Two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Thanks for your thanks!Penicillin or other antibiotics will not affect HIV test results.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Hiv virus effect on the body

Hi, I have had hiv for aprox. 8 years and from the last three years I started getting fat... Read more »

regarding the body effects from HIV

how long does it take for the HIV (AIDS) to show on a human body... and I mean like the minimum... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 5. Managing the Effects of HIV and Meds on the Body

...face, arms, legs, buttocks and sometimes the trunk. Lipoatrophy (loss of fat) is distinct from muscle wasting (loss of lean body mass). While it can be disturbing to lose body fat, muscle wasting is a much more serious medical condition (see ... Read more »
The Body

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on HIV Treatment Side Effects With Dr. Joel Gallant

... Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on HIV treatment side effects, which took place on Oct. 17, 2007, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored Read more »
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Poster Session 42351: The Effects of Oxandralone on Body Weight and Composition in Patients with HIV-Associated Weight Loss

...A variety of anabolic steroids are in use to help counteract the severe loss of body weight that effects many patients with advanced HIV disease. Studies have previously shown that HIV-related wasting causes the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

TheBody.com Examines Effects of Hurricane Katrina on HIV-Positive People, Services

... Hurricane Katrina's Impact on the AIDS Community ," TheBody.com : TheBody.com has published several articles examining the impact of Hurricane Katrina on HIV-positive people, health care Read more »
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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 »

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 »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...the grave"! These meds work great. Granted they are a nuisance, but they are amazing! Stay on them. Treat yourself well. Your body will return. I am confident I wont die of AIDS anymore. I'll probably have a heartattack from all the crap I eat... Read more »