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Is Losing Weight An Hiv Symptom

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"2 Negative Quick Rapid HIV test but I am losing weight"

Hello everybody. I am a 30 yr old straight male - First off I've been reading this forum since a high risk exposure. I want to thank every single person who had the courage and strength to disclose their experience w/ the www (God Bless.) I...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,Your 12th week test tells us that you did not get HIV from this "high risk exposure."The reason I use quotation marks is because HIV is a relatively hard virus to get, everything needs to be in place for... Read more »

Help! Son has diarrhea and losing weight

My son has been hiv+ for about 8 months and med free. For the past month he also has a bad case of... Read more »

Lipodistrophy and losing weight

Dear Doc: I will appreciate your response. I am 38 years old men with HIV since 1986, 1.69 m, 100... Read more »
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losing weight

Posted by theman22, 1 Reply
everyday i weigh myself. some days i weight 2 or 3 pounds less then ill weigh 4 to 5 pounds more then ill lose 3 or 4 pounds the next day. but i am def losing weight and i have not been doing anything lately. if anything i should be gaining fat... Read more »

Is losing one's voice every 3 months a sign of HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My friend's voice is lost again. Fever, chills and then it goes away without any medication after 4 days. It then happens again 3 months later. What is going on? Read more »

Symptoms Appearance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Other than ARS, how soon do other hiv symptoms usually appear? For instance weight loss, yeast infection, etc. Read more »

weight

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question about weight loss due to HIV: I have not experienced severe weight loss, nor normal weight loss for that matter. But I noticed that even though I eat a lot I'm not gaining weight. Could this be due to HIV? Or an increased... Read more »