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How Soon Does Weight Loss Usually Occur After Infected By HIV/AIDS??

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...serious. Diarrhea and HIV Diarrhea is one of the most common side effects of HIV, intestinal infections, and HIV drugs. Left untreated, it can cause dehydration (loss of water and nutrients) and wasting (unintentional weight loss). You have diarrhea if you have watery stools or if you have three or more bowel movements each day. If your diarrhea lasts for more than a few days, contains blood, or if you have a high fever or stomach...
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HIV and AIDS Test

Will you test positive for HIV if you already have AIDS? Also, what you have persistent cough and you lost weight while 2 separate HIV tests say Negative, what could be wrong?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. Will someone with AIDS test HIV positive? Yes!2. I can't diagnose the cause of your cough and weight loss over the Internet. However, if you had a negative HIV test outside the window period, I can advise you with great certainty what Read more »

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 Read more »

HIV/AIDS

what's aids? what's hiv? what are the different stages
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...mycobacterium avium, kaposi sarcoma and others, last stage is advanced disease with CD4 count <50 and many immune deficiencies with weight loss, fevers and infections. There is a lot more you could know by reading on "the body.com" website. I... Read more »

Dr. bobs genes (LIVING LONGER WITH HIV/AIDS)

hey Bob, r u like a long term survivor yourself. you have been poz for some time is this because of the new meds or just your excellent genes? can most new diagnosed persons expect to live a long life like 20 years is that norm with the meds today
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to go through this and we're learning as we go.'' Mr. Holloway is uncomplaining even in the face of pneumonia and a 40-pound weight loss, both associated with his cancer treatment. Has the cost been too high? He says it has not, ''considering the... Read more »
Articles
The Body

This Month in HIV: 2009 Update on Body Shape Changes and HIV/AIDS

...be able to be absolutely confident of the results, it seemed that the two groups responded pretty much the same. The average weight loss we got was about 15 pounds. The changes in an HIV-positive and in an HIV-negative person were really pretty... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Fish Farms Increase Incomes, Improve Diets of Families Affected by HIV/AIDS in Malawi, Review Says

...helped 1,200 impoverished families affected by HIV/AIDS in rural areas of the country increase their incomes and improve their diets, according to a project review released Monday, Reuters reports. Many families involved in the project --... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...can feel perfectly fine and be unaware they are infected with HIV. Some advanced symptoms of HIV infection include: Rapid weight loss Dry, persistent cough Night sweats or fever Fatigue Swollen lymph glands Diarrhea that lasts longer than a... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Come on lets vote for HIV/AIDS funding please

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
...This is an opportunity to do something! Why not take a few minutes to try and help get funding for HIV/AIDS. If you can post everything else on here, then you can take a minute to vote each week for funding that may help us all Read more »

HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research S

Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research Study https://www.surveymonkey.com/had A few years ago, when I was 24 yrs Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...feel normal and may not develop full-blown AIDS for several years. * Early symptoms include chronic fatigue, diarrhea, fever, weight loss, mental changes such as memory loss, persistent cough, severe recurrent skin rashes and swelling of the... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...particularly new to this whole thing. After diagnosis in Dec 2002 when I was in very bad shape by the time we found out it was HIV (CD4 = 50, VL >650,000, thrush, wasting, all that bad stuff), I continue to show signs of enormous improvement... Read more »