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Possible Weight Gain While Hiv Positive

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does it mean wen a person is HIV positive,there's no possibility of gaining weight

When a person is HIV positive,is there a possibility for the person to gain weight? What are the kind of food that would make an HIV patient look heathy....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
The average person who starts HIV treatment gains weight. Only those with uncontrolled HIV replication, infections, diarrhea, organ related issues, hormonal unbalance, decreased appetite or increased nausea, or who have no food access while living... Read more »

Daly menu plan fo an HIV positive lady to gain weight

Hello, I was wondering if you could possibly help me with providing a daily menu plan to gain... Read more »

gaining weight but HIV positive

Dear Dris it healthy for an HIV person to gain too much weight. I was size 34 and now i am size 40.... Read more »
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Overweight People With HIV See Lower CD4 Gain While on HIV Medications, Study Suggests

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how can i gain weight being positive

Posted by tracey, 1 Reply
help is there any thing that i can take to gain weight and keep it on? has anyone ever taken a supplement called juven? DOES IT HELP YOU GAIN WEIGHT Read more »

Problematic Weight Gain

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Well, I feel odd speaking of the subject, but I have an increasing problem with my weight since going on the cocktail. My VL is 10K and TCells are 480, but my weight keeps going up. Is has become such a problem that my Dr is now increasing my... Read more »

is there anything i can do to gain weight with hiv

Posted by tracey, 2 Replies
has anyone ever heard of juven, does it help people like us with hiv gain weight thanks Read more »

Weight Gain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was diagnosed with AIDS in July of 2004 and have since been on Videx, Epivir and Kaletra. I have gained over 15 lbs. in the past couple of months and am just wanting information on what to expect from this. Is it normal to be heavy when taking... Read more »