Hiv Wasting Symptoms
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University of British ColumbiaThe first thing I would suggest is to make sure where the pain is coming from: an impingement in the nerve (the sciatic nerve in your buttocks or the nerves as they emerge from your lumbar spine) or the muscles of the thighs. Based on this, the... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineThe wasting is not a psychological symptom. In most people with HIV infection, it is a biological manifestation of caused by some of the chemicals released by the inflammatory response that the virus causes. You should consult her doctor for advice... Read more »
The Cutting EdgeWasting is not exclusive to HIV-infected individuals. It happens for a lot of different reasons and can be a symptom of cancer and other conditions. There are also different types of wasting of tissues. Yours could be muscle or fat or both.What you... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousHere it goes, I read on one of the sites sent from this one that one of the first things you notice about HIV+ folks is the loss of fat from the cheek bones, arms, and legs. The video didn't say whether this happens quickly or only after HIV+ folks... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyOk. Haven't had really any "symptoms" of HIV. But, it seems like over the last year since my posible exposure, I have lost mass in my legs and arms while gaining weight at my midsection. My cheeks are sunken in as well.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesplease can someone advise me.i appear to be losing fat from my cheeks!.my cheek bones are sticking out.
my exposure was last year 07/01.last tested 19/7/02.neg.
by antibody.ive also had dna pcrs.neg.
ive heard that some people dont make antibodys!,
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do.
I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... Read more »
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