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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...changes and metaboliccomplications. This is sometimes called lipodystrophy syndrome. Body Shape Changes Changes in the way your body looks are caused by fat loss or build up. Fat loss may happen in the: Arms and legs (fat loss may cause bulging veins in the arms and legs) Buttocks Face (sunken cheeks) Fat build up may happen in the: Stomach Breasts Back of the neck ("buffalo hump") Round...
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Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had (which turned out to be Lyme disease). I hope you can help with this one, as well. And I believe the specific facts of my "case" will help others and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your current concerns:1. White blood cells recruited to the site of herpes sores or blisters may increase susceptibility to HIV and facility HIV transmission. This is primarily a problem of an HIV-negative person with active herpetic lesions... Read more »

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Hi Doc.Had a encounter with women 7 years ago.we had shower together and unprotected oral sex on me.After 2-3 days had a burning sensation in the penis and while urinating.i went to the doc after 2 weeks and he diagonesed it as a urethrites.He gave...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Insertive oral sex carries only a very minimal risk for acquiring HIV. Urethritis, which can be caused by a number of different bacteria, is quite easy to contract via oral sex.Your occasional canker Read more »

HIV+withextreme back pain & nothing helps

Hello Doctor: I have been HIV + since July of 2004 and have been on Epzicom and Susitva since September with wonderous results! Here is my problem: I have always experienced lower back pain usually 1 week before my period and then it usually...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...physician for a referral to an orthopedist or neurosurgeon who specializes in back problems; it does not appear that this is HIV related; JLS. Read more »

HIV+ with extreme back pain & nothing helps

Hello Doctor: I have been HIV + since July of 2004 and have been on Epzicom and Susitva since September with wondrous results! Here is my problem: I have always experienced lower back pain usually 1 week before my period and then it usually stops....
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I am gald your antivirals are working well for you...I am sorry to hear about your back pain. On the face of it, none of your medications are significantly associated with such symptoms, especially if they are so localized. I would begin by... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...the belly, or round lumps that appear under the skin(lipomas) Lipoatrophy: Loss of subcutaneous fat in the arms, legs, butt, or face(sunken cheeks) Blood fat and sugar changes (metabolic problems) ... Read more »
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An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...Unusual muscle pain Trouble breathing Stomach pain with nausea and vomiting Cold sensation, especially in your arms and legs Dizzy or lightheaded Fast or irregular heartbeat Hepatoxicity (serious liver problem), with hepatomegaly... Read more »
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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...your doctor. The symptoms of lipodystrophy can vary from person to person. Some have fat loss, usually in the face, arms or legs ( lipoatrophy ). Others have fat gain, particularly on the neck or around the breasts or abdomen ( lipohypertrophy... Read more »
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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...muscle pain Trouble breathing Stomach pain with nausea and vomiting Cold sensation, especially in your arms and legs Dizzy or lightheaded Fast or irregular heartbeat Hepatoxicity (serious liver problem), with... Read more »
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Please Stop the Nightmare! HELP!! (very long)

Posted by losangelesman, 2 Replies
...count, etc. Again all tests NEG and the T-Cells are normal (1000-ish) Last few weeks have gone by.... * Have had some kidney/lower back pain in the last few days * Still wake up feeling numb in body * about 6 hours of sensitivity on tip of... Read more »

Hip Pain

Posted by williamb, 6 Replies
...done and it doesn't show anything. My HIV doc just set up an orthopedic consult. I am taking pain meds for my back and my leg pain, but the meds are not even coming close to helping releive the pain in my hip. I could sure use some help, if... Read more »

has anyone read this book?

Posted by Anonymous
...4) By Relationship (Mom, Girlfriend/Wife see all 9) For Kids and Teens (Toddler, Preteen Girl see all 9) By Recipient (College Student, Green Thumb see all 15) By Occasion (Wedding, Baby Shower see all 9) By Type (Curiosities, Last-Minute... Read more »

latest update

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I always have pain somewhere every day, which can crop up anywhere but mostly legs, toes, fingers and arms, I have also had lower back pain constantly for the last 3 months 7 weeks prickly burning sore sensation in legs still present today I... Read more »