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How Long Does It Take Lypodystrophy To Appear

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abdominal pain caused by severe lypodystrophy?

I have been seeking answers for a long time in regards to pain in my upper abdomen. I definitely do have quite pronounced lipodystrophy and its all visceral fat, not blubber I can pinch. I have checked out all other possibilities - I've had...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

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There are observations between my colleagues about several less-mentioned areas of fat deposits. One area many of us have seen, and some of us have started to quasi-measure is just under the pectoral muscle area, seemingly under the ribcage in the... Read more »

How long for major side effects to appear?

Hi,I was recently diagnosed as having had a recent infection (probably 1.5 months ago), and began... Read more »

Do all patients on treatment develop butt wasting/lypodystrophy?

I began HIV treatment in March 2003 which includes Zerit. I have seen no signs of lypodystrophy so... Read more »
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Heat-Stable Formulation of Norvir Appears Likely

In a late-breaker session at the International AIDS Conference, Abbott announced progress on their long-delayed heat stable form of their booster, Norvir (ritonavir). Now several years after their successful development of a heat stable form of... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Anti-HIV Therapy Appears to Protect Children's Hearts, NIH Network Study Shows

For children who have had HIV-1 infection since birth, the combination drug therapies now used to treat HIV appear to protect against the heart damage seen before combination therapies were available, according to researchers in a National... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Stem-Cell Transplant Recipients, Now Off HIV Meds, Still Appear Virus-Free

"Two HIV-positive patients in the United States who underwent bone marrow transplants for cancer have stopped antiretroviral therapy and still show no detectable sign of the HIV virus, researchers said Wednesday" at the 7th International AIDS... Read more »
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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

My name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
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well it appears ok so far

Posted by alive2, 2 Replies
the surgery went well yesterday, so far that i can tell. the pain is really bad, which i assume will subside in due time. i was nervous the night before, but once i was on the table it was to late to turn back, of corse i was so doped up i couldnt... Read more »

When will the swollen nodes appear after HIV infection?

Posted by esia501, 1 Reply
I've totally stopped from doing free sex for about a year. Lately i've had fatigue, diarrhea for three weeks (weight is not decreasing at all), feeling wanna vomit/nausea, joint aching. I wonder when will the lymph nodes swollen when HIV infected in... Read more »

ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »

CROI: Treatment Interruption Appear Safe for Selec

Posted by BabyPeanut, 1 Reply

CROI: Treatment Interruption Appear Safe for Selected Patients

By Charlene Laino

BOSTON, MA -- February 17, 2003 -- Many HIV-infected patients with well controlled viral loads and CD4 counts on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) can... Read more »