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Hepatitis And Physical Appearance

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PHYSICAL APPEARENCE CHANGE

I'm a newbe,and I'm worried about physical changes in my appearence,I am scared that my stomache will bloat,my shoulder blades will pretrude,and my muscle will deteriate.Im on comb/sustiva,and wonder if there is any combo's studied...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Thanks for your question.A key concept that is often underappreciated is that we don't fully understand what the causes of these body shape changes are. It is clear from several studies that long-standing, or severe HIV disease places one at... Read more »

HB Ab starts to appear, I think

I am HBV patient, I am taking Zeffix for about 7 years till now, Each time I make an HBVab test I... Read more »

Hep C risk from kissing skin where a small dry scab appeared

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ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »

cocaine hiv and hepatitis c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I WAS DOING COCAINE WITH A COUPLE ONE NIGHT AND THEY HANDED ME THE STRAW AFTER I DID A LINE I LOOKED AND IT HAD BLOOD IN AND AROUND THE STRAW. I HAD A
COLD SORE IN MY NOSE. THE GIRL CALLED ME ;ATER AND TOLD ME HE HAS HEPATITIS C AND HIV CALLED CDC... Read more »

How soon do symptoms appear

Posted by jeremy, 2 Replies
For the first time in my life I just had unprotected sex with a female other than my spouse. If she was infected and passed hiv to me, how soon would symptoms appear for me?Also, how soon would an hiv test be appropriate for me? Read more »

Symptoms Appearance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Other than ARS, how soon do other hiv symptoms usually appear? For instance weight loss, yeast infection, etc. Read more »