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How To Prevent Wasting When You Have Hiv

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weight wasting being an adolescent hiv positive

My daughter is 17 and a year has passed since she began wasting weight. Now she weights 37 kg. We are from Argentina, Ive tried many psychological therapies with no result. My daughter is constantly depressed and deserts every treatment we start. Im...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The wasting is not a psychological symptom. In most people with HIV infection, it is a biological manifestation of caused by some of the Read more »

link to hiv hiv temporal wasting picture

Dr. Gerald,With all this talk in the forum of temporal wasting, I was hoping you could send us a... Read more »

wasting but hiv negative

hi, and thanks for reading this, i think im suffering from wasting, but my last 2 hiv tests were... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog: AIDS Dollars Wasted on Overhead

... "Dollars desperately needed to save lives of AIDS patients have never left Washington or have been wasted on unnecessary overhead around the world," according to a Huffington Post blog . Pointing to the HIV/AIDS Save Lives First Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Audit Alleges Waste in Local AIDS Funding

...Philadelphia Health Department accrued more than $700,000 in waste, abuse and fraudulent spending in its stewardship of state HIV/AIDS money. The audit of 11 of 60 state-paid contractors doing this work found fault only with PHD, which receives... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Taking Unnecessary HIV Monitoring Tests: A Waste of Valuable Resources

...like fear, and guilt, and are not designed for that purpose. That is what counseling is for. Taking unnecessary tests is a waste of your time, the lab's time, and your doctor's time. Taking unnecessary tests is also a waste of your money, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Use of Testosterone in AIDS Wasting Syndrome

...Care (04/99) Vol. 11, No. 4, P. 25; Corcoran, Colleen; Grinspoon, Steven The use of testosterone may help in staving off AIDS wasting syndrome (AWS), according to recent data. Studies have indicated that testosterone levels are low in over half... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting) Individuals living with HIV and AIDS may not only have to deal with the threat of illness but the toll of illness. All that Read more »

aids and wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Does anyone have some uplifting insights as to how to gain weight after losing so much. Hy husband suddenly crossed into AIDS [after 10 years no symtoms, no meds} he has begun hiv treatment, combivir, sustiva, bactrim, zithromax, and is doing... Read more »

question on wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...does anyone know about wasting? I am still waiting to test, no appetite, and I have lost almost 10% of my bodyweight my pants are loose and people at work are Read more »