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Facial Skin Care For Person With HIV

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in the breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the...
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sharing a room with someone who is HIV+

Hi,I am a 23 years old male.I have been sharing a room with an HIV+ person for the past one month.We have a double bed and he sleeps on one half of it and I sleep on the other half of it.Now, I have a few questions:I am a little worried as to should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic... Read more »

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 Read more »

Should I get PEP

Dear Dr. Frascino,I had sex earlier this evening with my HIV positive friend and performed unprotected oral sex on him for a long while (maybe 10 minutes), during which the head of the penis touched the back of my throat several times. He didn't cum...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Others may assess the risk-benefit ratio and decide to forego PEP in favor of HIV testing only. Each case needs to be evaluated individually. Personally, if you arrived at the Frascino Medical Group, we would take a more detailed history before... Read more »

My HIV+ friend believes AIDS denialist, Gary Null

He recently attended a Gary Null seminar (delivered before a full auditorium) and says he is convinced that HIV is not sexually transmissable, AIDS has nothing to do with HIV, and that his medication is a hoax created by the pharmaceutical industry....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...place in Hell reserved for folks like Mr. Null who willfully promote myth to make a profit, all to the detriment of desperate individuals in search of hope and/or driven by fear.I'll reprint a few articles that discuss Mr. Null's lunacy. If your... Read more »
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The Well Project

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

... Nausea, vomiting, and anorexia (loss of appetite) often occur as side effects of starting or switching HIV drugs. For many people, nausea goes away by itself after a few weeks on the drugs. Other people require help from drugs called antiemetics... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...that help you digest food Making proteins needed by the immune system to help your body resist infection For HIV-positive people, the liver is particularly important because it processes many of the drugs used to treat HIV. Unfortunately, HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...fullness, squeezing, or painful feeling in the chest. Sometimes angina and chest pain can be mistaken for indigestion. For some people, the first sign of heart disease is a heart attack. Symptoms of a heart attack include: Shortness of breath ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...increased risk ofdeveloping osteoporosis (weak bones) after menopause, but studies have also shown thatHIV infection increases a person's risk of losing bone mineral density. Thisplaces both HIV+ men and women at increased risk of osteoporosis.... Read more »
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Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such person with 350 cd 4... Read more »

Caring for a person with HIV

Posted by 28262, 3 Replies
...push the person up and their day gets better. There should be support groups for disabled adults who have HIV so they can meet people like themself. There is not anything like this in Charlotte. It has been a few years since they have been... Read more »

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 Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living facility just for the... Read more »