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Hiv And Lap Band

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Lap Band and HIV positive

I am considering getting the Gastric lap band to help with my weight control. I am HIV positive but not on meds at this time. My HIV speicialist has given me the go ahead as he has had other HIV positive patients who have had the band. However when...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Surgical interventions for obesity are generally well tolerated by HIV+ persons. If your HIV specialist is comfortable with the lap band that is reassuring that your outcome should be similar to that of HIV- persons. KH Read more »

Is lap bandind an option for a person with HIV?

I am a 44y/o poz F. I have been poz for 13 years. My CD4 is 1300 and v/l is undetedtible. My weight... Read more »

Lap-Band Consideration

I have HIV (great health status - no meds needed at this point) and HEP C (good health there as... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, December 14, 2010

...clothes and undergarments. What can I do to at least get rid of this belly and keep the other assets in shape?   Is the Lap-Band Procedure an Option for HIVers? Can a person living with HIV and on HIV meds get the Lap-Band weight-loss... Read more »
The Body

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, May 11, 2010

...options? More Questions About Other Health Issues: Could My Flaky Skin Be a Side Effect of HIV Meds? Is the Gastric Lap Band Safe for HIVers? I Just Tested Positive: Feeling Down and Alone (A recent post from the "I Just... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

first and last lap dance of my lifetime

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...3 weeks ago I went to a strip bar with my friends, being my first time, friends bought me a lap dance. During the dance, I sucked on her nipples for few seconds, kissed her ears by the ear ring (not dry) and finally she slipped Read more »

Lap Dances

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... I was in New Zeland recently and went for a lap dance. All the while during the dance I had my clothes on and she was naked. The thing that worries me is that at one point of Read more »

I have to laugh

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...or a STD am I lucky ? You bet I am lucky but I have to laugh at some of the posters here who are worried about kissing and lap dances and oral sex and fingering ect...why do you folks not read how HIV is passed from person to person ? do some... Read more »