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Facial Skin Care For Person With HIV

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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Loss of Appetite Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, andanus. It is also called the gastrointestinal or GI tract. The gut plays an important role in keeping you healthy. It is where food isdigested and nutrients absorbed...
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skin care

my son has hiv he is breaking out all over is there something i can give him for relief he won't go outside because of his skin help please ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There are a wide range of possible causes for skin problems in HIV+ persons. He needs to be seen by his HIV specialist, primary care provider, or a skin specialist in order to make a proper diagnosis which should lead to treatment that hopefully... Read more »

skin prick with blade for health care worker

while i was removing the stitches from patient , she moved and i pricked my finger by accident i noticed there was bleeding after i removed the gloves upon squeezing , i reviewed the file and the patient tested non-reactive both for hep c and b ,...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
When a health care worker sustains a needlestick, it should be reported to employee health or your equivalent. Hepatitis B, C and HIV are blood borne infections and while the risk of acquiring any of these via a needlestick is low, it is not zero.... Read more »

Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)

Hello there. This may sound like a weird question but I have to ask because the only way to know is to ask, also someone else may be wondering the same thing. First of all I am currently on meds and undectable my question doesn't pertain to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually you are certainly not the only one wondering if Toto or Miss Kitty could be at risk. In fact we have an entire chapter in the archives of this forum devoted to animal HIV transmission. I'll reprint below some information from those... Read more »

Facial Wasting or not?

Hey doc:I have been on Viracept and Combivir for 2.5 years. People think I am imagining my facial wasting and maybe because it is such a huge worry of mine, I just may be. I notice that my eye sockets are more pronounced now and the skin on my...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

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

The Cutting Edge
Facial wasting comes in a couple of varieties. Muscle wasting and fat wasting have similar visual characteristics at the outset. Differentiating between the two is important if treatment for the effects will be your goal.It would be great if we... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Individuals living with HIV and AIDS may not only have to deal with the threat of illness but the toll of illness. All that is required to stay healthy and alive can leave an everlasting mark! I'm referring to... Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

Caring for a person with HIV

Posted by 28262, 3 Replies
When I found out the disabled adult living in my home had HIV this was a shock. But over time this went away and it was not a big deal. Sometimes it gets hard making sure the person takes all of their medication. I think they are up to 15 to 20... Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »