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How To Treat Dyslipidemia When You Are Hiv Positive

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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...below the skin. Body Shape Changes Many people with HIV, about 1 in 4, face a condition called lipodystrophy . The syndrome is due to several causes that can overlap and are not well distinguished by research. How to treat the condition can also become a complex set of decisions made you and your doctor. The symptoms of lipodystrophy can vary from person to person. Some have fat loss, usually in the face, arms or legs ( lipoatrophy )....
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Extended-Release Niacin May Reduce HAART-Related Dyslipidemia

Hi Dr. Henry:I just read about this and wondered if you had ever heard of this before and whether anyone had been using this before the study?Extended-Release Niacin May Reduce HAART-Related DyslipidemiaNEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 12 -...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes I am familiar with that study out of Washington U in St. Louis. The ACTG is conducting a larger dose ranging study on the effects and safety of that form of niacin which clearly has side effects including aggravating a tendency to diabetes but... Read more »

At the end of my rope. Am screaming for help. You are the only person that can. Mommy of Three

Hello My Doctor Bob,This is Mommy of Three. You have no idea how many times I have tried to write this email to you, the only person I have to talk to and SCREAM for help regarding my HIV status. Please, Doctor Bob. I am BAWLING while I try to see...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the weight gain, that's a difficult clinical problem to manage. There are no FDA-approved drug therapies for lipohypertrophy. Treatment with recombinant human growth hormone (rHGH) has demonstrated some improvement in lipohypertrophy in clinical... Read more »

Thank you My Doctor Bob... Mommy of Three

Thank you so very much for answering my email. You are such a special man and we are so blessed to have you my dear one. Yes, it is a scream for help. The HIV specialists that I am seeing is new and I do not like her nor trust her. She is very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(They may even be contraindicated, depending on other medical factors or test abnormalities, etc.) Niacin can be used to treat dyslipidemias (abnormal levels of fats in the blood); however, it can cause side effects ranging form skin flushing to... Read more »

Is there HIV/AIDS symtoms without testing positive

Dr. Holodniy,I have heard and read up about peoples developing HIV/AIDS symtoms without testing positive. Is that true? There are also peoples with very slow seroconvert. How do you tell and what kind of test to check for these?Thank you for your...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Where are these people and where is the documentation? Read more »
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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...take charge of your health and have the best chance to slow or prevent disease progression. Getting informed about HIV and its treatment will help you make the best of your situation. An important factor in getting good care and treatment is to... Read more »
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Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...people you might have exposed, without using your name. Employers You may want to tell your employer if your HIV illness or treatments interfere with your job performance. Get a letter from your doctor that explains what you need to do for your... Read more »
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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 in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV Read more »
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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many... Read more »
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I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

It'z HIV positive so look 4 the positive side

Posted by lilmisskathy
...things dont go the way there supost to bt we learn to get over it things happen 4 a reson i dont blame my real mom for given me HIV in fact I love her for it ... itz made me who i am its apart of me.. it might not be good bt thatz why i take... Read more »

I met an HIV Positive person for the first time

Posted by Barbdoll, 1 Reply
...that we all know could change our lives if everyone knew. IT could change the way people look at us in society, the way we are treated in our homes, in our workplace. Just like everything changed when we found out about our status. Sometimes i... Read more »