Is Weight Loss A Symptom Of Hiv
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Brown University School of MedicineYes these symptoms could be presenting symptoms of HIV/AIDS BUT these symptoms are NONSPECIFIC, meaning that they could relate to lots of other problems. By this time you should have some indication from your tests if there is an immunological... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Persistent weight loss and night sweats (even if without fever) is concerning to me. The fact that your CD4 count is in the normal range is reassuring, but this is deserving of your doctor's attention.In additional... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYou're correct, it is complicated. I am not sure I have much to offer here. The symptoms sound very much "lymphoma-like". I don't know if a PET scan would be of value here. You don't indicate what his current CD4 count is.... 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 »
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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 AnonymousHas anyone had weight loss with thier symptoms? Besides the swollen nodes I have lost about 8 pounds and have not been able to gain weight. Anyone else?
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Posted by forgiveness1983, 1 ReplyCan someone explain to me about weight loss in ars weight loss.
In four months I have dropped a dress size without trying or dieting and I still eat normal. All my clothes are very baggy on me and usually I struggle to lose weight. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI noticed that I am beginning to get thinner, especially in my face, arms and legs without trying to loose weight. The funny thing is that whenever I step on the scale I weigh the same, but people keep coming up to me asking me if I lost weight.
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