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Hiv And Early Weight Loss

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early HIV and weight loss

Is there any reason that I should be unable to gain back the weight I lost after recently contracting HIV? I don't know for sure if the weight loss is from the virus; I have not been able to eat properly because of stress. If I start eating...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...You ask a great question. A key here is what you mean by "early HIV". Usually, weight lss is fairly modest until T cell counts fall substantially (i.e. to less than 300 or so). Some people Read more »

facial fat loss 4 months after infection

I was infected in January, currently not on treatment. Over the past few months, I have lost almost... Read more »

Weight loss normal in early stage?

Hello Cade. A very quick question for you. Would weight loss and wasting gums likely occur within... Read more »
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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...exercise Symptoms of Diabetes Symptoms of diabetes include: Extreme thirst Need to urinate frequently Unexplained weight loss Hunger Blurry vision Irritability Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet Difficulty healing Extreme... Read more »
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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...pain might only occur when you put weight on the joint. In more severe cases the pain could be constant. An MRI scan can spot early stages. X-rays and other scans can detect advanced osteonecrosis. Diet and Healthy Bones Even though you... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

...film in your mouth) or infections in your throat or vagina, see Fact Sheet 501 . AIDS-related symptoms also include serious weight loss, brain tumors, and other health problems. Without treatment, these opportunistic infections can kill you.... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...HIV-negative women. This may be due to one or more of many factors including anemia, decreased hormone production, illness, weight loss, effects of HIV drugs, effects of street drugs, or smoking. Many women undergo hormone replacement therapy... Read more »
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Anybody here knows the window period for HTLV?

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...with HIV) and the brain demyelination which i have as my MRI results show, both of the symptoms can happen with HTLV at a very early stage of the infection even a few weeks after you get infected and that's exactly how it happened to me so im... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...seems to show up 6-8 months later is this possible if one was to contact HIV? I have had no other symptoms such as diarrhea, weight loss (in fact I believe I have gained weight), no loss of appetite. The only thing I noticed is that I have had... Read more »

Weight Loss - not really intentional

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
...started an exercise program called toning in late May. It has helped me lose inches from my body. My question, though, is about weight loss. I have lost 35 lbs since late April, without trying at all. I eat whatever I want whenever I want,... Read more »

hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Why is losing weight a sympton for early hiv?? how does it make you lose weight can someone please tell me im scared that i might be hiv positive Read more »