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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 in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fat is also stored energy. There are different types of fat found in the body. Visceral fat is...
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Does Kaposi Sarcoma develop a scar?

I don't know my status of HIV yet (I have not received results), but I had a question about something that made me get tested in the first place. On my right arm I have about 18 light purple spots ranging from the size of a pea to the size of a...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
KS does not scar in the typical way. After treatment for KS or after a good response the lesions get fainter and fainter and tend to fade away, but do not usually fade entirely.... Read more »

Scarred to Death of Togo Part 2

Thanks for your response!!!!My first trip I was there for 19 days.I turned down women daily apparently it is custom for the customer to hook you up with a girl.I lasted until the last night..very stupid I know I was almost home free.Of course alchol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I would suggest you share these posts with your therapist. It may help focus your treatment and speed your recovery. I'm glad you are getting psychotherapy. It's definitely warranted.Good luck. Be well.Dr. BobScared to Death of Togo Jan... Read more »

RYAN HIV AND INSTRUMENT FOR TAKING URETHRAL SCARRING........

HI COULD I GET HIV FROM THE INSTRUMENT FOR TAKING THE SAMPLE OF URETHRA?MY TEST FOR PAST CHLAMYDIA INFECTION WAS NEGATIVE...IGG ANTIBODY TEST FOR CHLAMYDIATHROUGH EIA........EXPOSURE ORAL SEX..................SHOULKD I BE WORRIED...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
No, you can't. These instruments are not reused, so it is impossible for you to become infected this way.RMK... Read more »

Mark Powell, HIV Case Manager

How come HIV does not automatically cross the placenta during pregnancy?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
HIV transmission from a pregnant woman to her baby occurs 25% of the time in a woman not receiving treatment; the virus crosses the placent to infect the fetus 5-8% of the time; the placenta is an effective barrier against many infections, however... Read more »
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HIV Testing - Scarred

Posted by Manuxx, 1 Reply
I'm from Argentina, please excuse me for my bad english. I'm really worried about HIV, I had a risk exposure about 4 years ago. Vaginal penetration with a CSW, my condom broke and I continued about 30 seconds unnoticed. I took PEP (3tc for 28 days)... Read more »

scarred

Posted by rkbaba
hi
i get pcr test and hiv duo ultra test after 15. days . both negative. clinic told me that u should get relax u have nothing but it is 30 days an i get flue and sore throat . i check the web and read alot of things about the window period.
can... Read more »

blister scar

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey there, I wanted to try and make a conclusion about my incident that many of u are familiar with already. Please try to comprehend and help me in this situation, as it has been reeally stressing and depressing for me. My main worry was not the... Read more »

scarred about this

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hree or six months? A follow-up question on the window period.
Answered ny Nicolas Sheon, HIV InSite Prevention Editor
Question
I had received oral sex from a woman and was concerned about hiv. I didn't notice any open sores on my penis
or cuts. The... Read more »