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 Read more »

HIV Drugs and body weight

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Ideal Body Weight for HIV patients

Is there an ideal body weight to be used especially for HIV positive patients? Can you compare... Read more »
The Body PRO

Poster Session 42351: The Effects of Oxandralone on Body Weight and Composition in Patients with HIV-Associated Weight Loss

...A variety of anabolic steroids are in use to help counteract the severe loss of body weight that effects many patients with advanced HIV disease. Studies have previously shown that HIV-related wasting causes the destruction 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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...and micronutrients. Macronutrients contain calories (energy): proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. They help you maintain your body weight. Micronutrients include vitamins and minerals. They keep your cells working properly, but will not prevent... Read more »
Project Inform

Nutrition and Weight Maintenance for the HIV-Positive Woman And like any basic program, periodically check and adapt your strategy to your changing needs. Women, HIV, and Weight Loss Society's glamorizing of thin women might lead doctors -- and some women with HIV -- not to be alarmed by... Read more »
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is there anything i can do to gain weight with hiv

Posted by tracey, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever heard of juven, does it help people like us with hiv gain weight thanks 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 »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Why is losing weight a sympton for early hiv?? how does it make you lose weight can someone please tell me im scared that i might be hiv positive Read more »

very skinny

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...havent been majorly sick ,except for bouts with hives . I am 30 years old, and am becoming embarrased about being skinny. Is aids wasting such that you just cant keep weight on without fevers or diarreah? Read more »
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