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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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aids and there affect

what are the affects of aids, and how likely is it to be passed on to child ...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I have good news for you. THis question and others like it are answered beautifully all over this site. Please treat yourself to a tour of TheBody.com, where you will find all the answers you need to these general questions.... Read more »

Toxo side affects and aids

Ive been diagnosed with aids sighing the last year after being hospitalized with a collapse lunge. My cd4 cell last recorded at 198 up from 124 my viro load went from 600 to over 25,000 and counting...Now started on atripalla. My blood work show...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I agree with you pursuing a second opinion. In particular you need to see a neurologist, and preferably one who has experience evaluating people with HIV infection. Although your doctor is correct at one level, most people would not develop active... Read more »

aids come from what part of the body

what part of the body does aids come from...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The HIV virus affects and can infect many parts of the body. The lymph glands and blood cells called t lymphocytes are most often infected... Read more »

AIDS & SUBSTANCE ABUSE The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Rick, is there an identified relationship between being a chronic substance abuser, (aside from the issue of contaminated needles) and the incidence of AIDS? are there any empirical studies to suggest that Those who have HIV are more prone to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.It is well known that persons under the influence of alcohol and otherrecreational drugs (including cocaine, pot, etc.) are at increased risk forHIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's). This is... Read more »
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dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?,
my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV.

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will vitamins and Immune system booster affect hiv test results??

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
I have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... Read more »

Can Sulpiride affect the result of HIV antibody test?

Posted by character28, 2 Replies
Hi guys, do you have any information about this? Can it be possible that this antipsychotic alters the result of an HIV test? Is there actually any medicine that alters the result of an HIV test? I've asked this questions to the experts at TheBody... Read more »

7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »