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How Long Does Dyslipidemia Last

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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...usually in the face, arms or legs ( lipoatrophy ). Others have fat gain, particularly on the neck or around the breasts or abdomen ( lipohypertrophy ). These visible symptoms can be accompanied by higher levels of blood fats ( dyslipidemia ) and by changes in insulin or blood sugar ( hyperglycemia ). One common symptom, excess deep belly fat, can be troublesome. Not only do many feel uncomfortable and conspicuous with a larger belly, it can...
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Thank you My Doctor Bob... Mommy of Three

Thank you so very much for answering my email. You are such a special man and we are so blessed to have you my dear one. Yes, it is a scream for help. The HIV specialists that I am seeing is new and I do not like her nor trust her. She is very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this weight, but I so want to be fit and confident, I want these severe pains to go away and I do not want to be depressed any longer. I wish I had a fitness trainer but of course, all of these things are just dreams. Do you know what I wish for... Read more »

At the end of my rope. Am screaming for help. You are the only person that can. Mommy of Three

Hello My Doctor Bob,This is Mommy of Three. You have no idea how many times I have tried to write this email to you, the only person I have to talk to and SCREAM for help regarding my HIV status. Please, Doctor Bob. I am BAWLING while I try to see...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mommy of Three,That was a lot of information, but I didn't see a specific question, but rather just a cry for help!Regarding your pain, your HIV specialist should be able to refer you to a pain clinic or HIV-knowledgeable neurologist.... Read more »

Extended-Release Niacin May Reduce HAART-Related Dyslipidemia

Hi Dr. Henry:I just read about this and wondered if you had ever heard of this before and whether anyone had been using this before the study?Extended-Release Niacin May Reduce HAART-Related DyslipidemiaNEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 12 -...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes I am familiar with that study out of Washington U in St. Louis. The ACTG is conducting a larger dose ranging study on the effects and safety of that form of niacin which clearly has side effects including aggravating a tendency to diabetes but... Read more »

Bad Cholesterol and SUSTIVA

Hi Dr. Frascino, I absolutely love your work and of your peers on this site and others that are taking the bold step of educating the world on HIV/AIDS. I am not sure if you feel the same way but it irks me to hear persons refer to having an "AIDS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medications have side effects and toxicities. (Even the makers of Viagra warn that if you have an erection on Viagra that lasts longer than four hours, you should contact your doctor yeah, right.) Well, HIV drugs are no exception to the... Read more »
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High Prevalence of Obesity, Dyslipidemia and Inflammation Seen in Behaviorally Infected Adolescent Women

...therapy, and also higher in the women who were classified as being obese. To summarize, we saw a high prevalence of obesity, of dyslipidemia and inflammation in this group of behaviorally infected adolescent women, despite a relatively short... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

...unlessyou want to. Each clinical trial has a written plan, or protocol, that describes thegoals and objectives of the study, how long the study will last, inclusion andexclusion criteria, and what tests and procedures are required of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How HIV Drugs Get Approved

... Why Does It Take So Long to Approve New Drugs? What Are the "Phases" of Clinical Trials? How Do We Know if a Drug Works? Using Unapproved Drugs Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...methamphetamine? What is methamphetamine? What are the short-term effects of methamphetamine use? What are the long-term effects of methamphetamine use? What are some physical signs that someone is using meth? Is... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Have we been over medicated all along?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...going to love this study. This is amazing to me! By Deborah Mitchell DENVER (Reuters Health) - It may be possible to maintain long-term suppression of HIV and prevention of immune deterioration, while significantly reducing dyslipidemia, using... Read more »

How long...?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
can HIV live in a syrindge? Read more »