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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...everyone. It is important to consult with a plastic surgeon ordermatologist experienced in treating HIV-related lipodystrophy. Also find outif your insurance company will cover plastic surgery. Fat Gain Human growth hormone (HGH): HGH may decrease excess fat build up inthe stomach; however, it can also cause fat loss in the arms, legs, or face.Two drugs, a synthetic human growth hormone (Serostim) and a synthetic...
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Do HIV meds promote or help muscle growth?

Do HIV therapies like Atripla promote or help with muscle growth?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...for wasting which results in loss of muscle mass). Muscle mass would not be expected to significantly increase from effective HIV treatment alone in the absence of increased (and sustained) exercise, nutrition, and/or optimal hormone health. KH Read more »

Hard Belly lipohypertrophy

Hello Dr Pierone,Since the lipodystrophy forum is inactive, is this forum open to discussing types of lipodystrophy other than facial wasting? I'm finding very mixed information as to what causes "Hard Belly" lipo-hyperatrophy in long term HIV...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...with the pants belt fastened very low over the hips to allow room for the large abdominal belly fat complex to breathe. Human growth hormone can be used to treat lipohypertrophy and this probably explains why you have noticed more people with... Read more »

HGH and HIV Meds/HIV (HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE)

Dr. Bob, Are there negetive effects of using HGH with my HIV and meds? I have chronic disk issues and would like to help build muscle in the lower back and neck to help with the pain. Massages help the pain tremendously but I don't get them as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Howdy Cowboy!Human recombinant growth hormone (hGH) is remarkable stuff. It's what makes the difference between becoming a super-sized world class basketball player Read more »

HGH HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE 7 HIV

ARE THERE ANY REASONS TO USE THIS IF HIV + AND WANT TO IMPROVE HEALTH WITH HGH? I'M 52 AND WAS THINKING OF TRYING IF ANY GOOD FROM USE ANY HELP. I'M NOT ON MEDS YET SO FAR LOW COUNTS PER DR.
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Growth hormone does many wondrous things and for this reason your body makes its own. Taking super-human doses comes with a price tag Read more »
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The Well Project

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

...the use of HIV drugs including proteaseinhibitors. There are several treatments being explored for HIV-related fatgain. Human Growth Hormone Human growth hormone (hGH) is naturally produced in the human body. Twodrugs have been developed based... Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of 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 »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
...hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »