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How Much Weight Do You Lose If You Have Hiv

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losing weight with hiv

does everyone with hiv loose weight is there meds you can take to gain your weight back what can you do to stop loosing weight...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Weight loss in HIV has a number of different causes and is most typically associated with advancing disease and CD4 decline. Treating HIV with medication generally prevent weight loss although of course some older medications, d4T and AZT, triggered... Read more »

"2 Negative Quick Rapid HIV test but I am losing weight"

Hello everybody. I am a 30 yr old straight male - First off I've been reading this forum since... Read more »

Am I the only hiv+ person who wants to lose weight??

I am constantly hearing about wasting, but I'm on the other end of the spectrum. I am about... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Majority of African Americans Say United States Is "Losing Ground" in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Survey Shows

Fifty-six percent of African Americans say that the United States is "losing ground" in the fight against HIV/AIDS, according to a survey released on Wednesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation (Maltin, Cox/Atlanta Journal-Constitution , 8/5).... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Treating Unintentional Weight Loss Nutrition Options: An Important Piece of the HIV Puzzle

Unintentional weight loss has long been recognized as a reason for concern in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Both studies and experience have helped us to understand that unintentional weight loss can be a signal of a potential secondary... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Is Your Testosterone Level "Normal?"

Are you depressed or fatigued? Have you lost weight for no discernable cause? Have you experienced a loss in sex drive, or in men, a loss of erectile function? Have you suffered from muscle loss or the inability to grow muscle? Low testosterone... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Three-Course Meal -- 3. Dessert: Nutrition, Weight and HIV

Regardless of HIV status, the equation is simple: Your body weight is a result of how many calories you take in through food and how many calories you use up through all the activities of your day. This equation is called energy balance , and HIV... Read more »
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losing weight

Posted by theman22, 1 Reply
everyday i weigh myself. some days i weight 2 or 3 pounds less then ill weigh 4 to 5 pounds more then ill lose 3 or 4 pounds the next day. but i am def losing weight and i have not been doing anything lately. if anything i should be gaining fat... Read more »


Posted by MACKD413, 1 Reply
My doctor told me the reason that I was losing weight was because of my hiv. Now that I am on meds, will the weight come back? Sick and tired of people asking me "have you lost weight." Read more »

Weight gain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
With so much fatigue I seemed to have gained at least 50 pounds. I wonder if taking a diet supplement will do more harm than good? If not, which one? Read more »

Hiv tests losing validity???

Posted by luky, 1 Reply
is it true that the hiv tests lose their validity as time passes?i ve read that as hiv progress in you, your body cannot produce detectables quantities of antibodies because your immune system is terrible.Thus if you test 5 or 8 years after risky... Read more »