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Effects Of Hiv On The Body Without Medications

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Side Effects of HIV Drugs

Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Knowing About Side Effects Can Help Women and Side Effects Milder Side Effects More Serious Side Effects Other Possible Side Effects Side Effects or Toxicities During Pregnancy Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Over the years, many HIV drugs have been developed that help people livelonger, healthier lives. Like all drugs approved by the US Food and...
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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 accumulation and wasting on my body and face. That is when I decided to take a break from the medicines. My questions are eventhough my virus has not effected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Lipoatrophy (fat loss) and lipohypertrophy are two different conditions. For information about fat loss in the face, buttocks and extremities (lipoatrophy), I suggest you review the information provided in The Body's "Lipodystrophy... Read more »

hiv medication kill body??need reply

Dear Doctor,I am female,24 years old,a Chinese woman.In Aug.last year I had an unprotected sex and after that experienced all hiv symptoms untill now,negative ELISA and negative WB for 1 year untill now, but regarding my lasting hiv symptoms,then...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
I am sorry to hear about your situation.A positive viral load is highly suggestive (with a negative antibody test) is diagnostic of acute HIV infection. I usually like to confirm this test, given the significance of the diagnosis.I wonder if there... Read more »

Effect on your body when your not taking meds

I am HIV+ and my Doctor took me off my meds some time last year when he did my viral load was undetectable and my T cell count was around 1100. Now my Viral load is 28,000 and my T cell count is 328. And the doctor says that I am still fine to...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
At this stage, given how quickly your CD4 count has fallen, I owuld recommend that you restart on therapy in the near future. This will avoid the count decreasing even further adn you becoming any sicker. Although I would agree with your doctor... Read more »

Exhuming a body with HIV (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

After being denied our request to exhume a body which was buried on our family plot illegally (without the deed or our permission) from the NJ state Health Dept.Is there a public health concern exhuming a body after 10 years that has been buried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are planning to exhume a body that was planted six feet under a decade ago? Hmm . . . why, may I ask, would you want to do that? I'm sure our readers would like to know as well. Apparently you have no fears that the RIP (rest in peace)... Read more »
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Posted by gabe, 3 Replies
Hi all
I've been living with HIV for 13 years now and I'm not unhappy to have made it this far. My biggest personal issue at the moment is how I look thanks to lipo. I find myself seeing HIV whenever I look in the mirror. Its hard enough to feel good... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am so sick of these dissidents postings as I'm sure are several other people. I thought this board was for people who want to share ideas and ask questions about HIV treatment and so on.
To stop all this crap, why not put up a forum for dissidents... Read more »

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Posted by notinterested, 5 Replies
For the past few weeks I've been thinking about this and so I thought I'd share. When I first came to this site a few years ago, I really enjoyed it. I thought the support was wonderful and some of the stories were inspiring. Now I come to this site... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

Agradezco el tiempo que invierten en contestar tantas tonteras (asi me siento a veces, tonta), tantas dudas, tantas obseciones como las mas.

Quiero contarte The Body que ya llevo 3 consultas con una psicoterapeuta y hoy da estoy tranquila, s que... Read more »