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How To Prevent Appetite Loss When You Have Hiv

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The Well Project

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

...over-the-counter, prescription, street drugs, and herbs), even if you only use them occasionally. Megace (a hormone) and Marinol (a synthetic version of marijuana) may increase appetite. Marijuana may be effective for nausea and appetite loss but is not legal or available everywhere. Nausea, vomiting, and anorexia can be particularly problematic for pregnant women who may be experiencing morning sickness because of their pregnancy. Ways to...
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re: hiv/aids

Hi Dr Bob.I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago about my risk of contracting hiv over 4 years ago and then recently experiencing some symptoms so i went to get a hiv test. You said to write back to you when i got my test result.when i went for the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your negative fourth generation HIV-antibody test four years after a possible exposure is definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able!I cannot diagnose the cause of Read more »

Need some urgent advice.

My partner is hiv diagnosed 2007 his cd4 has always been around 800 - 1000 and vl highest was 39000. He started treatment due to candidasis in his oesphageous and mouth and was always tired feeling unwell. But he stopped as he was in terrible pain...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear Marc,Your partner is very lucky to have you looking out for hima and being on top of his medical situation. It is very important to have an advocate and to keep the larger perspective on things.There are a few things I would focus on:1) Not... Read more »

Afraid of HIV

Dear Doctor,3 months have passed after I had sex with a prostitute. I had used a condom. During these 3 months i had pain in my lymph nodes, rashes on arms, back, stomach. I did not have fever, diarrhea, appetite loss, weight loss. The season...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...You do not provide me with any details about the level of risk for HIV transmission that was associated with your contact with the prostitute. Assuming there was some risk, this would be an ideal Read more »

Having fever and loss of appetite now..am i down with HIV? Please help! Worried sick...

Dear Dr. Frascino,I'm worried sick about the condition that i am in right now. I hope this question has never been asked before (i did a search but couldnt find something close to it).About roughly a month ago i had protected sex with 2 prostitutes....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...medicines called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). NNRTIs and NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir DF are... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Appetite Loss

...will usually quickly solve the problem, this is often not a possibility, so other approaches are needed. Tips for Handling Appetite Loss First, consider the causes other than medications that might also be contributing to appetite loss: ... Read more »
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Lot of symptoms MEIA negative at 50 days

Posted by bxu
...to death a week ago based on symptoms: -low grade fever 12 days -joint and muscle aches -swollen lymph on the neck -nausea, appetite loss and some diarrhea.. still having symptoms Today I have tested Anti-HIV 1+2 MEIA on 50 days from exposure.... Read more »

Confusion & Conflict when it comes to HIV and AIDS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...Confusion and Conflict when it comes to HIV and AIDS In Canada, HIV was first diagnosed among gay men. Later, hemophiliacs and others with health problems were infected Read more »

Stop the stress.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was once someone who spent 4 years of my life convinced that I had contracted HIV. I did have an experience that could potentially have been high risk as it actually involved blood. However I have just recently Read more »

Amazing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This is amazing, it has been 2 weeks and 1 day since my possible exposure. 4 days after the exposure I got a cough. About 10 days I started feeling my lymph nodes in my neck and having what I think are slight headaches, and also I haven't been... Read more »