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How Hiv Affects The Face

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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...(lipomas) Some studies show that lipodystrophy affects men and women differently.Women are more likely to see fat gain in their breasts and stomachs while menare more likely to see fat loss in their legs, arms, buttocks, or faces.However, many men and women suffer from both symptoms. It is not clear whythere might be differences based on sex. It might have something to do withhormones or with how men and women burn fat differently. ...
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Alcohol affects hiv test? (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2010)

i had 2 hiv tests after 4.5 months and it was neg. it was a 4th gen test. the day before test i drank alcohol a lot. also i m a binge drinker. will this affect my hiv test? is my neg. test reliable? does alcohol stops or affects the production of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but when I get on the scale I have not, I have to tighten my belt all the way and I seem to be losing weight in the trunk and face. I have had boughts of night sweats where my shirt gets wet qround the neck and chest that last a couple of nights.... Read more »

Will consuming liquor affect HIV test result?? (Doctor plz help me....) (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dear Doc Bob,I am from Malaysia...Thank you for spending some times with me cause i really feel helpless now...I want to ask if i drink some liquor (around 200ml, 40% alcohol)eight hours before i take HIV test (Elisa-probably ealier generation),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but when I get on the scale I have not, I have to tighten my belt all the way and I seem to be losing weight in the trunk and face. I have had boughts of night sweats where my shirt gets wet qround the neck and chest that last a couple of nights.... Read more »

Side affects with atripila

Does Atripila make you gain weight?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...(often in the 2-10 pound range). After the first year the fat disribution can change further but with Atripla the fat loss from face/extremities seen with some regimens is not seen nearly as often so it considered a relatively fat... Read more »

Itchy face and neck on atripla

I've been on Atripla now for 4 weeks (hiv and hep b). I am just now getting adjusted to it. I'm now getting itchy bumps on my face & neck. Clear fluid comes out slightly if I scratch a lot. Not fun. Started out as very dry skin, rough in...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...chemical in shampoo or some other product used mostly in one area of the body. Atripla rashes don't typically localize to the face/neck. Folliculitis or seborrhea (common in HIV infection) sometimes flare when starting effective HIV therapy. ... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PTI Examines Network for Religious Leaders Affected by HIV/AIDS, Interfaith Summit

...religious leaders" affected by HIV/AIDS founded by Anglican priest Reverend J.P. Heath, who said HIV-positive religious leaders "face double the stigma, double the discrimination" because of people associate HIV with "immoral sex," Press Trust... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Post-Conflict Recovery Affecting Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Liberia

...affecting efforts to fight the spread of HIV in the Liberian town of Ganta, which has become "emblematic of the AIDS challenge facing the country" as it recovers from a 14-year civil war, Plus News reports. According to Plus News , Ganta is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Efforts to Help Children Affected by HIV/AIDS Should Focus on Families, Report Says

...Tuesday by the Joint Learning Initiative on Children and HIV/AIDS , AFP/Google.com reports. The study -- called "Home Truths: Facing the Facts on Children, AIDS and Poverty" -- calls on initiatives that aim to help the two million HIV-positive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WFP Aims to Raise $103M for Program in Malawi to Help People Affected by HIV/AIDS, Natural Disasters, Officials Say

...disasters and HIV/AIDS," Dom Scalpelli, WFP country director in Malawi, said. According to Reuters Africa, the effort to raise funds faces a funding shortfall of $18 million from January 2008 to June 2008 (Reuters Africa, 10/30). Back to other... Read more »
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AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...Holloway. You folks are the first to go through this and were learning as we go. Mr. Holloway is uncomplaining even in the face of pneumonia and a 40-pound weight loss, both associated with his cancer treatment. Has the cost been too high? He... Read more »

The faces of HIV...

Posted by still_here, 4 Replies
this is spectacular!!! http://www.msnbc.com/modules/interactive.aspx?type=ss&launch= 12662539,3032542&pg=1 Read more »

face numbness

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The right side of face has been numb for a few days. Could this be a sign? Read more »