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Hiv And No Appetite

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Bipolar disorder and HIV/sexual appetite response

This is more of a response, but I have to say it. I was diagnosed as being bipolar 7 years ago, but probably have been for about 10. My question/response is about the woman who asked you about her daughter with HIV and bipolar and she was...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Bipolar disorder can be a result of more than one cause. It's true that genetic causes contribute to bipolar disorder, but other factors can contribute as well. We know that HIV can cause the onset of manic episodes in people who haven't... Read more »

Lack of appetite, HIV related?

I met a man two months ago who just seemed to be so awesome (I'm a gay man by the... Read more »

Having fever and loss of appetite now..am 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... Read more »
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Appetite Loss

Appetite Loss And, of course, many of the medicationsused to combat HIV can also cause a lossof appetite. A temporary loss of appetitemay not be cause for worry, but eatingvery little or not eating at all is not healthyand can lead to a host of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Blaze Devours Appetite for Life Kitchen

A fire that broke out about 4 a.m. Thursday destroyed the kitchen and pantry of Appetite for Life at 402 W. Cervantes St. in Pensacola. The blaze consumed thousands of dollars worth of food meant to feed the nonprofit's 1,300 clients -- many of whom... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Practical Guide to HIV Drug Side Effects

Acknowledgements and Credits Introduction Appetite Loss Body Distortion -- Lipodystrophy Bone Death and Destruction Avascular Necrosis Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Cardiac Concerns Diarrhea Fatigue Gas and Bloating... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Marinol Restrictions Eased

Marinol, a medication used to stimulate appetite and cope with nausea, will soon become easier and more convenient for people with HIV disease to receive, according to new federal guidelines. Manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim/Roxane Laboratories,... Read more »
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LOss of appetite

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have an extreme loss of appetite but my counts are good. I HAve no energy and am depressed! Any suggestions? Thanks! Read more »

Opinions & Experiences

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I would like to ask those of you who have tested negative or are in the process of waiting for a test as to whether or not any of you experienced decreased appetite. Also, is loss of appetite due to HIV infection accompanied by weight loss or are... Read more »

HIV-1? HIV-2? HIV-O?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
We didn't even know about HIV until the 1980's. So, we invented a HIV1 test, only to find there is a HIV2. So, we invented a HIV2 only to find out there is a HIV-O. Why are we so ignorant to think there couldn't be another strain...for which we... Read more »

Am I infected? Any ideas?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
OK, it's been over a month, and no symptoms (other than insomnia, lack of appetite, and jaw/neck/back pain) that can't be attributed to stress, plus a somewhat low risk encounter (precum on open wound and the guy fingering me after he was... Read more »