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Hiv Effects On The Body

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Hiv virus effect on the body

Hi, I have had hiv for aprox. 8 years and from the last three years I started getting fat accumulation and wasting on my body and face. That is when I decided to take a break from the medicines. My questions are eventhough my virus has not effected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Lipoatrophy (fat loss) and lipohypertrophy are two different conditions. For information about fat loss in the face, buttocks and extremities (lipoatrophy), I suggest you review the information provided in The Body's "Lipodystrophy... Read more »

does paroxitine or any anti depressants effect hiv anti body test

Dr Bob ,your humour filled answers are indeed delightfull.I am really scared,i have been on... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 5. Managing the Effects of HIV and Meds on the Body

Food-Drug Interactions Following the food guidelines for your meds will reduce the chance of resistant virus. Check with your doctor or pharmacist about food requirements. The interactions between you, HIV, medications and nutrition are... Read more »
TheBody.com

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on HIV Treatment Side Effects With Dr. Joel Gallant

Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on HIV treatment side effects, which took place on Oct. 17, 2007, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc., moderated by The Body's editorial staff and hosted by Dr.... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Poster Session 42351: The Effects of Oxandralone on Body Weight and Composition in Patients with HIV-Associated Weight Loss

A variety of anabolic steroids are in use to help counteract the severe loss of body weight that effects many patients with advanced HIV disease. Studies have previously shown that HIV-related wasting causes the destruction of body cell mass (or... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

TheBody.com Examines Effects of Hurricane Katrina on HIV-Positive People, Services

Hurricane Katrina's Impact on the AIDS Community ," TheBody.com : TheBody.com has published several articles examining the impact of Hurricane Katrina on HIV-positive people, health care workers and HIV/AIDS-related services in the affected region.... Read more »
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How long does HIV survive outside the body?

Posted by xtreme, 2 Replies
Hi,

I just wanted to know how long HIV survives outside body and how long it would live on lets say a razor?? I get confused about what the CDC says..some say hours some say minutes...would it be more than a day?

Thanks Read more »

body image

Posted by gabe, 3 Replies
Hi all
I've been living with HIV for 13 years now and I'm not unhappy to have made it this far. My biggest personal issue at the moment is how I look thanks to lipo. I find myself seeing HIV whenever I look in the mirror. Its hard enough to feel good... Read more »

To The Body

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am so sick of these dissidents postings as I'm sure are several other people. I thought this board was for people who want to share ideas and ask questions about HIV treatment and so on.
To stop all this crap, why not put up a forum for dissidents... Read more »

The Body site has changed

Posted by notinterested, 5 Replies
For the past few weeks I've been thinking about this and so I thought I'd share. When I first came to this site a few years ago, I really enjoyed it. I thought the support was wonderful and some of the stories were inspiring. Now I come to this site... Read more »