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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in the breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in 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) ...
Ask the Experts

Cancerous Lump?

I've recently found a small hard lump under my arm and I'm worried it might be cancerous. It has gone down in size but is still there and it hurts when i touch it. I'm going to see a GP to see what they say but I thought I'd ask you as well. I've...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...lightly, since a physical examination and/or biopsy of suspicious masses are really what's needed for exact diagnoses.That said, a lump that comes up suddenly and is painful is unlikely to be cancerous and more likely to be something like a cyst... Read more »

Lump on testicle-- should I be worried?

At the bottom of my left testical i have a small lump. It is sometimes harder than other times. I am 16 and was wondering if i have anything to worry about?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...The normal testicle often has a few small lumps representing normal anatomical structures. Patients often feel these lumps and get worried needlessly. On the other hand, some Read more »

What should I do about the lump in my armpit?

I have had a lump on my breast for 5 yrs. My first and only mammogram so far said not cancerous, but my lump has gotten bigger. Just recently I developed a hard lump under my arm that was more full the first 2 days and is still there for about 10...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...If I understand your query correctly, you have two separate lumps-- one on your breast, one in your armpit.In terms of the lump on your breast, even if your mammogram is negative, you should Read more »

Cancerous Lump?

My father has Waldenstrom's Lymphomia. I was researching and i found out that it runs in families. There is an odd lump under the skin in my armpit. It has grown and is currently hurting me a lot. It goes pretty far back. Is there any chance that...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Any persistent growth or lump could be medically significant (though clearly, not all are). The fact that your lump has been present for some time is reassuring, Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Assessing the Impact of Mass Rape on the Incidence of HIV in Conflict-Affected Countries

... The study investigators sought to quantify the potential impact of mass rape on HIV incidence in seven conflict-afflicted countries in sub-Saharan Africa with severe AIDS epidemics using an uncertainty Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study: Mass Rape Increases HIV Transmission

...journal AIDS , "estimated that as many as 10,000 girls and women could be infected with HIV in Congo each year as a result of mass rape, assuming 'extreme' levels of sexual violence. That figure could be as high as 20,000 in Uganda." The study... Read more »
Being Alive

Building Muscle Mass

...I've been HIV+ for about three years and recently started working with a trainer. I've always had trouble putting on muscle mass (called "scrawny" in high school). My trainer told me that doctors sometimes prescribe testosterone for people with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Mass Media Campaigns to Promote Voluntary Counseling and HIV Testing Services in Kenya

...sites in 2000 to 585 by June 2005. Beginning in 2002, these services were promoted by a four-phase, professionally designed mass media campaign. In the current study, the authors sought to assess the impact of this campaign on VCT services. A... Read more »
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Lumps on my Scrotum

Posted by scared_male, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm nervous to talk to my family and our doctor about this, I just want to know what I have before I go see him so i won't be as nervous. I've had these bumps for a long time, they pop up randomly and I usually never really paid too much... Read more »

Lumps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What are those rectangle weird lumps in the back of your mouth on your tongue ? is this HIV ? if not can you indentify what they are ? and is contact dermatitis a Read more »

tongue lumps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I got Lumps on the back of my tongue, i dont know when i got them but its weird because i think they showed up after my HIV test or i just Read more »

lump in groins

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i have lumps on each side of my groins,..they slightly bother me , a lot when Im sitting around the house. whats the deal? Read more »