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Big stomach - small me

A am 41 year old. I have been HIV positive for about 16 years. I've been on treatment for about 3 years. I have noticed that My stomach has gotten larger while the rest of me stays small. I am now on Trizivire. In addition to diet and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
When you say stomach I assume you mean the abdominal region in general. Visceral adiposity (as that condition is called) is a part of the larger picture of lipodystrophy. Trizivir has been linked to that condition les than many other combination... Read more »

great shape, big stomach

Hi Dr. Henry!I'm well toned and muscular with good proportions because I lift, run eat well,... Read more »

big risk ,big symptoms scared as hell in iraq

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Practical Guide to Nutrition for People Living With HIV: The Big Chart of Vitamins and Minerals

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Texas: HIV/AIDS Programs Facing Big Cuts and a Rush of New Clients

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Need help, Big Time!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi All,

I had sex with a prostitute, around a year and a half back. I started having some problems(fever, diarrhea, rashes) around 2 1/2 months after that. Initially i didn't bother, but when the problems persisted for some time and I did some... Read more »

hiv a big risk in military??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i was tested negative for hiv and am thankful for it ..my life long dream is to become an Army Ranger.. i was just wondering if hiv is a big risk in the military now? thank you

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Big day tomorrow all!

Posted by evenaive, 3 Replies
Hey everyone, hope you are all doing well - I havent posted in a while but Ive been here once or twice, just been keeping really really busy. Ive felt quite good up until today, but now I have stomach churning and adrenalin rushes....oh and PMT... Read more »

Big question!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
A friend of mine is starting to think that perhaps hiv does not cause aids (perhaps TerryD got him going)and so I told him it does. He then asked where the docuomnets that prove it does are. There should be a paper published about how they came to... Read more »