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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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WORKING IN FOOD PLACES WHEN YOU WORK ALL LIFE??// EVER BODY SAY NOa!!!

HI,I JUST FOUND OUT THAT I GOT HIV+. I BEEN WORKING WITH FOOD ALL MY LIFE. FOR OUTSIDE PEOPLE IN DIFFERENT PLACES IN THE PAST. NOW I WAS TRYING TO GET A JOB AT MY CHURCH IN THERE FOOD PLACE!! BUT I DID TOLD THE PASTER AND SOME BUT I I FEEL LIKE...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
You probably should not disclose your HIV status to a prospective food service employer. Certainly there is no legal requirement for you to tell them. YOu do not pose a threat to anyone's health by working in food service, but the irrational... Read more »

HIV/STD risk from body to body massage

Hi Doctor,I recently visited a massage parlor for a body massage. The masseuse applied oil all over my body (except penis) and gave me a hand massage. Later, she gave me a body to body massage. During this time, I feel her vagina might have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Really Worried Man,During your rub-and-tug, you "ejaculated a few times" plus had a happy-ending hand job at the end of the rub down? That's impressive. You're either Italian or we need to check the dose of your Viagra. As for... Read more »

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
Hi,A piece of muscle splashed into your eye??? Hmm. Maybe it's time to sharpen that scalpel doc. I generally don't think of muscles as splashing. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. See below.Dr. BobEposed accidentally by cut during... Read more »

HOW TOO BUILD BODY/LIVING/W/HIV

DR. I'M A 52 YRS MALE, BEEN WORKING OUT ALL MYLIFE , BUT I SEEM TO NOT ABLE TOO BUILD MY MUSLIC, OR GET FIT HOW CAN I MAKE IT WORK FOR ME ...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Please read this answer I just wrote:http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Nutrition/Q214097.htmlAlso, check your hormone levels. Click on the video link and the powerpoint presentation in this page for details on testosterone replacement therapy in... Read more »
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HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program at a major research university and I am not "out" at... Read more »

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
hey everyone! i have always been a "working out," active kind of guy, and always been interested in getting bigger/more muscular, etc. i shy away from the term "bodybuilding" as for me that conjures notions of drug-enhanced muscularity that is... Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both chew... 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 »