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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a
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can you get aids/HIV from semen that's been out of the body for some time

can you get aids from semen that has been out of the body, e.g a man's body then enters you either via oral or penetrative means. Someone put their semen in my yoghurt and I know they have STD's and was wondering if STD's/HIV can be transmitted this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hell would anyone do that? And, more important, how could you possibly tell, considering yoghurt is made from milk curdled with bacteria that has a custard-like consistency and tart flavor?As for an HIV/AIDS-acquisition risk from ingesting... Read more »
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...studies are much higher than those actually found in blood or other specimens, drying of HIV- infected human blood or other body fluids reduces the theoretical risk of environmental transmission to that which has been observed--essentially... Read more »

Not HIV but what if?

Dr. Bob,I know this isn't a HIV question, but you're the man! Can Neuro-Syphillis be detected with the regular blood test for syphillis or there another way to detect for this form of syphillis?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...primary syphilis is often a small, round, firm ulcer called a chancre ("shanker") at the place where the bacteria entered your body. This place is usually the penis, vulva, or vagina, but chancres also can develop on the cervix, tongue, lips, or... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...before," you'll get twice as big as before! That may not be the desired outcome or even healthy! The key is to monitor your lean body mass and provide adequate high-quality nutrients to maintain and build lean body mass. (You don't need... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

...disease. You can become infected with TB at any CD4 level. TB and HIV: A Bad Pair Many viruses and bacteria live in our bodies. A healthy immune system will control these germs so they won't make us sick. If HIV weakens our immune system,... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

...Killer Cells Natural killer, or NK, cells also engulf and destroy infected cells and abnormal cancerous cells. B Cells and Antibodies B cells are another type of immune cell that is activated by CD4 cells. When a B cell recognizes an... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...condition. What Is Inflammation? Inflammation means to put on fire , and it's a complex response that results when your body attacks germs or repairs damaged tissue. A simple example of it is the redness, swelling and soreness that emerges... Read more »
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Maybe I am too worried, but I want to know.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...transmission. 1. It is said that hiv open to air will survive only for 20 minutes. Is it true? 2. How much hiv injected into human's body will cause people infected? In fact, I got a finger cut in a crowded public toilet. The cut was bleeding.... Read more »

HIV OUTSIDE THE BODY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOW LONG CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE BODY IN SIDE A BODILY FLUID SUCH AS BLOOD OR CEMEN ? Read more »

HIV survival outside the body

Posted by Anonymous
...Maybe I'm dumb or a lil slow but im still confused about hiv survival outside the body and its ability to infect.Does it make a difference in the amount of blood or semen outside the body to determine the time of Read more »

Length HIV lives outside the body?!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
It is impossible for it to live more than a couplr minutes, is this right? Read more »