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Getting Loss Of Appetite When You're Hiv Positive

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AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

... What Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: You can get love and support to help you deal with your health. You can keep your close friends and loved ones
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Having fever and loss of appetite i down with HIV? Please help! Worried sick...

Dear Dr. Frascino,I'm worried sick about the condition that i am in right now. I hope this question has never been asked before (i did a search but couldnt find something close to it).About roughly a month ago i had protected sex with 2 prostitutes....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »


Hey Dr Bob,Im 16 and went to my first rave. I was dancing with my friend and we were about to leave and i felt a like a pinch or a prick in my side. I got out of the crowd and told my friends. they saw no evidence of anything like a prick mark or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...could not stay focused at work, just hoping to go home and lie on my bed. This fatigue was soon accompanied by nausea and a loss of appetite. I'm suffering from all of these symptoms to this day and they have not gotten better at all despite good... Read more »

re: Something Infectious...I'm positive there is something wrong with me

So I saw an infectious disease specialist we talked for quite some time going through every thing that happened. He seemed to be quite confident in the HIV tests accuracy at three months post exposure despite in a few very rare cases someone not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...always gotta be a first for something.Not long after I had a risky random exposure exposure I became severely ill, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fever, bruises for no reason on my thighs I also bruised alot when I gave blood early on post exposure,... Read more »

Do I have HIV? PLEASE help!

I know this is the standard "Do I have HIV" question and I know you are going to say to me "the only way to find out is get tested" But right now I cant calm my brain and I am feeling like ending it all as I am convinced I have HIV.Please bear with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...neck...sensitive.. could not bend neck forward, was spasms, could feel something tender. -Difficult swallowing food -Complete loss of appetite -Nausea big time - General feeling of being unwell - Clicking joints, back ache, could not walk... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...several physical disorders. About 5% to 10% of the general population gets depressed. However, rates of depression in people with HIV are as high as 60%. Women with HIV are twice as likely as men to be depressed. Being depressed is not a sign... Read more »
The Well Project

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

... HIV Medications When you start a new drug, you may experience GI symptoms at first such as: Diarrhea Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite Pains Gas When these symptoms occur as side effects of HIV treatment, they are usually mild, and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

...function has already been lost. Swelling of the legs or face or changes in urination may occur. Other symptoms, such as fatigue and loss of appetite, can be confused with other health problems. Your health care provider should monitor your... Read more »
The Well Project

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

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat Read more »
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Not 100% confident on 13 and 17 week negatives

Posted by Impossible, 2 Replies
...confident in my most recent results saying its mostly for reassurance despite my symptoms which include neuropathy, fatigue, loss of appetite, loose stools and diarrhea intermittently, on top of my acute illness which was quite strange. He was... Read more »

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 »

Sexual desires lowered?

Posted by NYC_Guy, 5 Replies
Hi, I know this is a weird question, but I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this. I know I've only had a few days to deal with this (since Saturday, 6/20), but since then I have had zero sexual desires/urges whatever you want to call... Read more »

Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
...mine. Now, it is 5 days from the initial sore throat and I have congestion. This morning I had some minor chills and now I am anorexic. When I looked in my mouth, my tonsils appeared large; although, I do not feel any lymphadenopathy anywhere... Read more »