How Soon Does Weight Loss Usually Occur After Infected By HIV/AIDS??
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New York University, School of MedicineWasting is a large basket of diseases that can occur at any time during the course of HIV. It can be caused by many things including HIV itself,opportunistic infections and HIV medications. Each case has to be evaluated individually for causes and... Read more »
Brown University School of MedicineWeight loss (WL) can be mild or severe, occur early in HIV infection or late, be due to the antiretrovirals or not and may occur very rapidly or muc more slowly. So no easy answers to your questions. In any person with HIV WL that is severe is... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The potential reasons for unanticipated weight loss include: (1) decreased caloric intake, (2) Increased output (diarrhea, etc.), (3) unrecognized opportunistic process (infection or malignancy) and (4) increased metabolism (increased exercise,... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaThanks for your clear and detailed question. It appears to me that you lost 15 pounds shortly after beginning antiretroviral therapy. You have not had any further weight loss since then, including a period of time on therapy for HCV. The... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI was really scared when I noticed floaters. On second thought, I would agree that they are hardly indicative of HIV infection. First of all, I asked many people whether they see floaters. The majority of them do! Also, before my exposure, I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replywhy do people with aids lose weight?? is it because of diahrea and vomitting or does the weight just come off? thanks
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWhat is the definition of "rapid weight loss"? What is the time frame and how much weight? Also, can stiffness in the back of the neck be a sign of infection?
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