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How Long Hiv Takes To Affect Your Body

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...gain may also be linked to the use of HIV drugs including proteaseinhibitors. There are several treatments being explored for HIV-related fatgain. Human Growth Hormone Human growth hormone (hGH) is naturally produced in the human body. Twodrugs have been developed based on hGH that have shown the ability to reducevisceral belly fat: Serostim: This drug is a man-made version of hgH Tesamorelin: This drug is a man-made growth...
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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
...a protein-rich food is consumed, it is broken down into amino acids, which are reassembled to create enzymes, hormones, and bodily tissues. Most nutrition experts recommend that protein should contribute about 15-20% of the total calories in a... Read more »

HepB & HIV,Warts

How long does Hep B and hiv lie dormant in the body before it affects a person
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There is no duration to quote. Everyone's body is different. Only ongoing laboratory testing can help determine that. Read more »

RE: PEP long term effects vs. risk

Dr. Henry-Thanks for you answer to my previous question (about long-term PEP side effects). One extra question about PEP - would it affect the time it takes a body to seroconvert? Basically, is my testing window affected by the drugs, or is it the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Though not well worked out it seems likely that PEP could delay time to seroconversion modestly in persons in whom HIV transmission still occurred despite PEP so careful follow-up out to 6+ months is recommended. KH Read more »

Long term effects of therapy for HIV

Recently my husband went to the ER for kidney stones (none were found) and after tests, he was admitted for pancreatitis. The following morning, our HIV specialist saw that my husband had been admitted and after reviewing the report discharged him....
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...virus. In later disease, the spleen may be enlarged as part of the ongoing immune response. The pancreas is generally not affected or enalrged as a result of HIV disease. Also, there is no condition of chronic progressive enlargement of the... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...used to treat HIV and related infections Diagnosis and Treatment The good news is that with diagnosis and treatment the affects of anemia can be greatly reduced. Anemia is usually diagnosed by measuring HGB and hematocrit (HCT). HCT is the... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...andbeverages can cause changes in the amount of the drugs in your bloodstream,even if you take the correct doses. When one drug affects the level of another drug it is called an interaction.Some drug interactions do not cause problems, but some... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...information throughout their childhood. Toddlers/preschoolers: Children up to age 4 are learning the basics about their bodies. They don't understand the concepts of disease, death, or sex. However, you can set the stage for future... Read more »
The Body

Poetry Month at TheBody.com: HIV/AIDS-Related Poems From Our Readers

...Poetry Month in the U.S., so throughout the month, TheBody.com collected reader submissions of poetry about living with, or being affected by, HIV/AIDS. Here are those poems. Poems From Our Readers A Poem by Bryan Fleury (posted May 5) ... Read more »
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New Owners at The Body

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...the past 13 years, which is to dedicate ourselves to the HIV community and work tirelessly to ensure that people infected or affected by HIV, as well as their health care providers, get state-of-the-art, unbiased information on every aspect of... Read more »

New Owners at The Body

Posted by TheBody
...the past 13 years, which is to dedicate ourselves to the HIV community and work tirelessly to ensure that people infected or affected by HIV, as well as their health care providers, get state-of-the-art, unbiased information on every aspect of... Read more »

New Owners at The Body

Posted by TheBody
...the past 13 years, which is to dedicate ourselves to the HIV community and work tirelessly to ensure that people infected or affected by HIV, as well as their health care providers, get state-of-the-art, unbiased information on every aspect of... Read more »