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How Long Does Hiv Survive Out Side Of The Human Body

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Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

... What Is Lipodystrophy? Is Lipo Dangerous? What Causes Lipo? Can Lipo Be Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, or "lipo" for short, is a collection of body shape changes in people taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). "Lipo" refers to fat, and "dystrophy" means bad growth. These changes include fat loss, fat deposits, and metabolic changes. Fat loss occurs in the arms, legs
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How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...before," you'll get twice as big as before! That may not be the desired outcome or even healthy! The key is to monitor your lean body mass and provide adequate high-quality nutrients to maintain and build lean body mass. (You don't need... Read more »

Body Changes when CD4 is low

What are the physical manifestation if your CD4 is less than 200?I was tested positive 2007 but have not received any kind of follow up check up not until I got hospitalised due to recurring fever just this month. (Maybe I am still on denial stage)....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...seems that you have not reached that stage and that you are obviously ready to deal with your infection.I am glad you are considering HIV medications since you seem to have several symptoms that show immune dysfunction. HIV medications will save... Read more »

rash all over body

I started atripla 4 weeks ago. I take it at night so side effects will not be so bad. Two days ago, i started having a rash all over my body. I'm taking benadryl. I thought that if this was a side effect of atripla that it would have showed up...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Many conditions can cause rash besides drugs so an evaluation by your HIV specialist is recommended. Usually rashes due to efavirenz (in the Atripla) occur before Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard? ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...body is dead, the more difficult it is for HIV to survive. Refrigeration slows down this process. Once the virus leaves the human body, it dies within minutes, since the virus is immediately going into an environment in which it cannot survive.... Read more »
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ACRIA and GMHC

The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV

...combining L-carnitine , a nutritional supplement, with exercise to see if it improves muscle function. We know when our bodies are changing by the way our clothes fit. Some people go one step further and measure their body dimensions before... Read more »
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HIV News & Views, May 13, 2009 - The Body

... HIV News & Views, May 13, 2009 - The Body May 13, 2009 What's New at TheBody.com News & Views Library Change/Update Subscription Read more »
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HIV News & Views, April 8, 2009 - The Body

... HIV News & Views, April 8, 2009 - The Body April 8, 2009 What's New at TheBody.com News & Views Library Change/Update Subscription Read more »
The Well Project

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 Read more »
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HIV OUTSIDE THE BODY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOW LONG CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE BODY IN SIDE A BODILY FLUID SUCH AS BLOOD OR CEMEN ? Read more »

HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...liquid influence the activeness of HIV? i.e. Will it take more time (more than 20 mins) for the HIV to die if there is a considerable amount of HIV infected blood (e.g. 10-20 cc)??? Thanks for answering Read more »

HIV survival outside the body

Posted by Anonymous
...Maybe I'm dumb or a lil slow but im still confused about hiv survival outside the body and its ability to infect.Does it make a difference in the amount of blood or semen outside the body to determine the time of Read more »

Encouragement from a long term survivor

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...wouldn't even be classified as having AIDS; I would merely be HIV positive. My doctor is so pleased with my results that he is considering taking me off Dapsone and maybe in a few months Norvir. My swollen liver lept for joy at the news, which... Read more »