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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 number ofchanges in body fat that are experienced by many people living with HIV (HIV+).Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+...
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Follow up to May 10th entry by Mr. Distressed. No Woo Hoo yet.. .

Hello Dr. Frascino, I'm Mr. Distressed who you replied to regarding my May 10th inquiry. You mentioned that my symptoms are not indicative of HIV infection, and that I would "Woo Hoo" soon, well, I wish I could "Woo Hoo" as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mr. Still Distressed,You may be "still distressed," but my advice to you is "still the same." If you used a latex condom properly and it did not fail, your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. Your symptoms are not... Read more »

Entry Inhibitors/Future

Dr. Wohl, First off, happy new year. I hope that 2006 brings some exciting developments in the treament of HIV. Hopefully something that is very difficult to get gain resistant to and is easy on the body. That said, do these entry inhibitors really...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Happy New Year to you.2006 may be a little shy of revolutionary new therapies (sorry). It IS likely we will see a new protease inhibitor (TMC114) which looks like it will be helpful for people with resistant virus.What we really can use is a second... Read more »

Are micro-cuts on dry hands a point of entry?

I walked a homeless man to the hospital during a snowy night, and after 20 minutes or so of walking, and 15 minutes of having coffee, I gave him a handshake and a hug, and saw him off. It was then, however, that I realized that there was dried off...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question. And thank you for your assistance in guiding a stranger to seek medical attention.That being said, I'm much more concerned about the man that you helped and his medical needs than yours...What I'm trying to say is... Read more »

New HIV meds/blocking entry

I know about the new meds for HIV that are in trials and the title for them entry inhibitors. I also know that the only way of taking them right now is by injection. My question is are they looking for another way of taking this drug? And in your...
Rick Stryker, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Rick Stryker, M.D., M.P.H.

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
Blocking HIV from entering cells in the first place is certainly an attractive idea -- all the currently available agents work after entry of the virus into a cell. One new drug, called T-20, has shown promise in blocking viral fusion with human... Read more »
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Entry into the US if HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Amazingly, there is something that prevents people who self-disclose their HIV status from entering the US. I have never been asked this question since I hold both US and British passports and have a French work permit. So who am I to talk?

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I have been reading the entries for hours

Posted by Anonymous
I have been reading the entries on this page for two hours now.
The possibility and/or probablilty of HIV/AIDS is overwhelming at
first, then bearable as you become aware of what you can and
cannot do to go on with your life. I am not positive, but... Read more »

Travel: Entry into US from Canada

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello everyone. I was diagnosed positive just last weekend. After initial shock, now I'm trying my best to cope with reality. One important thing is: my parents live in the States (I'm in Canada). I'm a Canadian national. How possible is it for me... Read more »

How does the HIV goes in the body during sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi..
I would like to know How the HIV goes in the body of male during sex?

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