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Hiv And No Appetite

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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 way.)We've been dating and hanging out every now and then, basically any chance we got.It wasn't until about a week ago that he told me he has HIV. I of course was sad...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Disclosure is never easy. And while I encourage everyone to disclose their HIV status sooner rather than later, I'm sure you can appreciate just how difficult having "the discussion" really is. Poz folks Read more »

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,... Read more »

Having fever and loss of appetite 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 question... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... HIV Medications When you start a new drug, you may experience GI symptoms at first such as: Diarrhea Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite Pains Gas When these symptoms occur as side effects of HIV treatment, they are usually mild, and... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


... What Is Marijuana? Why Do People With HIV Use Marijuana? How Is Marijuana Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? How Do Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...anti-depressants used are Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, called SSRIs . They can cause loss of sexual desire and function, lack of appetite, headache, insomnia, fatigue, upset stomach, diarrhea, and restlessness or anxiety. The ... Read more »
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Posted by antibody, 4 Replies
...i'm 35 hiv+. current stats are tcells 750 and 11,000 copies of the virus. i've been monitored for 2 years by a hiv specialist. on androgel Read more »

question on wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...does anyone know about wasting? I am still waiting to test, no appetite, and I have lost almost 10% of my bodyweight my pants are loose and people at work are telling me I am loosing weight, good job Read more »

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 »

Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
...appeared large; although, I do not feel any lymphadenopathy anywhere else. I do believe that severe anxiety is contributing to my anorexia, but the other symptoms are real. When I returned home from China I read a couple of scary things from... Read more »