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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although there is no official definition of lipodystrophy in HIV, it isgenerally broken down into...
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HIV TRANSMISSION FROM DEAD BODY

I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As i was working , a piece of muscle splashed in to my eyes. I didnt take any prophylactic medications. What is the potential risk of me getting infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...doing? hope all is well. it has been a while since the last time i wrote. i think i promised to write something back to share my experience with others but i guess u already have too many emails to be read everyday=) but i've kept warning my... Read more »

Exhuming a body with HIV (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

After being denied our request to exhume a body which was buried on our family plot illegally (without the deed or our permission) from the NJ state Health Dept.Is there a public health concern exhuming a body after 10 years that has been buried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...doing? hope all is well. it has been a while since the last time i wrote. i think i promised to write something back to share my experience with others but i guess u already have too many emails to be read everyday=) but i've kept warning my... 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
...appropriate for every person living with HIV/AIDS. Instead, HIV positive people should adopt a sensible balanced diet and consult an experienced nutrition specialist for individualized recommendations. Food for Life Food is essential for life,... Read more »

hiv+ with body pains

hi my friend is hiv+ and experiences alot o body pains and fatiuge. She has done her cd4 count, it was 1000. Her doctor says she does not need to take arvs, what can she take to boost her immunity?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...For an HIV+ person with a CD4 count= 1000 there is no proven way to boost effective immunity. Taking a multiple vitamin with minerals is Read more »
Articles
ACRIA and GMHC

The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV

...that the use of drugs like Zerit and Retrovir (AZT) declined sharply from 2000 to 2006, along with the number of people who experience body changes. Lipodystrophy (abnormal fat distribution) has been reported in many HIV studies. It includes... Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, June 24, 2009 - The Body

...forms of treatment to stop those memory T cells from replenishing themselves. Their goal: the complete elimination of HIV in the human body. Will it work? Stay tuned; animal studies have yet to begin. (Article from TheBody.com)   Early... Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, February 25, 2009 - The Body

...diarrhea (sometimes bloody), vomiting, fever and abdominal cramps, which occur within 12 to 72 hours after infection. If you experience any of these symptoms, please see your health care provider immediately; antibiotics can treat the problem... Read more »
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HIV News & Views, May 13, 2009 - The Body

...age into our 50s, 60s and beyond. ... There is no precedent for aging with HIV and the drugs we take each day. Nobody has the experience to pass down the line to this generation. I would be interested to hear from forum members that maybe have a... Read more »
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Kaletra body changes..

Posted by Lovinlife, 1 Reply
...I recently started taking Kaletra. Has anybody experienced body changes on Kaletra? My doctor didn't mention anything about it but after looking on line, I see a lot of people saying Read more »

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TheBody.Org is Great, but.......

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...that truly could be HIV possible infection answered although I'm certain there are many such questions asked (based on my own experience). I'm not sure if he avoids the serious questions because they are just that, serious, and it might be that... Read more »