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How Early Does Wasting Start

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Wasting early in treatment

My significant other and I have been recently diagnosed with HIV. I have a CD4 of 530 and he has a CD4 of 200. He, moreso than I, is having a hard problem gaining weight and his face is started to look sunken. Is this because of the recent start of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting. Clearly, Atripla causes less facial wasting than older NRTI-based regimens. However, it would be overstating things to suggest that Atripla does not cause facial lipoatrophy Read more »

early stage wasting

nelsoni have what i think is early stage wasting. although my weight has not dropped, my body is... Read more »

Gum wasting at early stage

Hello Graeme. I had a low risk experience 10 weeks ago (Received oral). I have noticed my gums... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senegal Public Health Advocates Worry Country Backtracking in Progress Against HIV/AIDS, Might Waste International Aid

...The World Bank , which hopes to distribute $30 million to HIV/AIDS projects between 2003 and the end of 2007, said it is "too early" to "jump to conclusions" about whether its funds for community groups and other NGOs are being well spent,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

... What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

France: Trends in Fat Wasting

...pill called Kivexa) tenofovir + FTC (coformulated into one pill called Truvada) These nukes have not been linked to fat wasting. Still, long-term monitoring of HIV-positive people taking these and other medicines is important in case new... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Treatment for HIV Wasting Withdrawn

...efficacy, nandrolone is a relative bargain. Treatment costing $150 a month can result in 12 to 30 pound increases of LBM in a wasting patient within four months, according to Vergel. "Many people are taking this drug in a maintenance regimen to... Read more »
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GOODNEWS? OR BAD NEWS? OR JUST A WASTE OF TIME?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...IM FOR SURE RETESTING AGAIN SOON..IM WELL BEYOND THE WINDOW...BUT WHERE DO I STAND? IS 8 WEEKS NEG A GOOD CHANCE? OR JUST A WASTE OF TIME AND TAXPAYERS MONEY? I NEED ANSWERS...ANYTHING! PLEASE IM BEGGIN:( Read more »

Wasting Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
...have sat on it too long pouring through thebody.com or because I am at risk less than 6 weeks after possible exposure? Could Wasting show as early as 6 months? Read more »

question on wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...does anyone know about wasting? I am still waiting to test, no appetite, and I have lost almost 10% of my bodyweight my pants are loose and people at work are Read more »