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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Starting HIV treatment with lower CD4 cell counts Starting HIV treatment at an older age Being on an HIV drug regimen containing certain PIs and NRTIs (the longerthe time on the regimen the higher the risk) HIV itself Cigarette smoking White race Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? At this time, there is no simple treatment for lipodystrophy. However, thereare a number of approaches that are being used to treat...
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hiv and one sided body pain

For approx 4 years I have complained about pain in one side of my body (right) from the shoulder to the foot that feels like joint pain. My leg is heavy feeling and my elbow is unable to withstand more than a few pounds. I have had an MRI and will...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Diagnosis seems elusive from the information you have provided. I would seek consultation from a good clinical neurologist . KH Read more »

Body aches, flu symptoms, etc.

My husband was diagnosed with AIDS Nov 5, 2010 without any prior diagnosis or knowledge of him having HIV etc. His CD4 was 45 and his VL was 659,000. They checked his labs again on Dec 13 and his CD4 was 95 and his VL was 213,000 (without HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Body aches are common in the general population and more common in HIV+ patients. Being sick and stressed out (even depressed) often Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cruciferous vegetables). Some phytochemicals work as antioxidants, but others appear to have different mechanisms of action. How HIV Impacts Nutrition ... and Vice Versa In the early years of the epidemic, healthcare providers soon learned that... Read more »

Life Expectancy (again )

Dr. Wohl:I've read what you have written to others regarding life expectancy and HIV. My doctor seems to agree with you. When I asked him the same question he said, "You know, we're going to be old men some day sitting here at one of your visits...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...event all the same). The body can handle a lot (look at Keith Richards!). What it does pretty poorly with is uncontrolled HIV infection.DW Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

...of fatigue and deal with it. Anemia ( Fact Sheet 552 )can cause fatigue. Anemia increases your risk of getting sickerwith HIV infection. Routine blood tests can detect anemia, andit can be treated. Digestive Problems: Many drugs can make you... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

... Terms Used in This Fact Sheet AIDS: acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. AIDS is the most severe stage of HIV infection. People infected with HIV are diagnosed with AIDS when their CD4 count falls below 200 cells/mm 3 or if they develop Read more »
The Well Project

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

...experience GI symptoms at first such as: Diarrhea Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite Pains Gas When these symptoms occur as side effects of HIV treatment, they are usually mild, and tend to go away after the a few days or weeks as your... Read more »
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23 and just got tested + not sure what life has

Posted by Anonymous, 36 Replies
...found out i have HIV and sure to start treament soon(cd4 197 -VL19.000). I keep asking my self and god, why start, what can life have to offer me now with this virus, I have so many desisions to make i just cant decide what is the right one,... Read more »

Taking charge of your life

Posted by Anonymous, 16 Replies
...having some beautiful babies with this man i love and to make them proud. Now i am not sure what to do with myself. I hear that hiv is not a death sentence, some will even go as far to say i will probally die of something else if i grad the... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...it was only a matter of time before stuff like this happened given the potency of the antiretroviral drugs. How long will the human body be able to tolerate that constant bombardment? he asked. Well, we are now seeing that many bodies cant. Once... Read more »

Life expectancy, cont.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Do yall agree that HIV is becoming more and more a treatable disease like diabetes, where the majority of people who come down with the virus, while never Read more »