The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Regulations Regarding Hiv At The Gym

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
The Well Project

Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy

Table of Contents New Ideas, New Drugs FDA Regulation and Clinical Trials Clinical Trial Safety Promoting Diversity in Clinical Trials Conducting Clinical Trials (Phases 1-4) Final Thoughts Almost 20 years have passed since Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT, ZDV) was approved as the first treatment for HIV. During that time, researchers have developed close to 30 HIV drugs, an amazing accomplishment. The drug approval process starts with...
Ask the Experts

gym supplement

doctor , i am positive and i am a gym goer, i take CLA, L-cartinine, protein powder daily, can i know are they safe with my HARRT? i am taking , Stavudine, Efarivenz, Lami....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Assuming that they have the ingredients they list and not others (supplements are not regulated by the FDA), these supplements have not shown to present interactions with HIV medications. However, keep in mind that you should not take protein... Read more »

Mississippi state regulations on HIV employees

What is the state of Mississippi's regulation on employing HIV positive individuals in senior housing communities?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Good news: you don't need to know the State of Mississippi's regulations on employing HIV positive individuals in senior housing communities because federal anti-discrimination law supercedes local law in this area, and I'd bet that... Read more »

USA regulations for HIV+ foreigners

This is sort of work-place related.I am a Canadian and have to travel to the US for my work several times a year. I know that HIV-infected people are at least theoretically forbidden entry, unless they obtain some special waiver.Normally, I never...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Thank you for your question. I wish you had no need to pose it.My research confirms my first instinct in preparing your answer: always carry a photocopy of the prescription with you when you travel with medical paraphernalia, and even a note from... Read more »


Hi,At the gym i go to the bicep curl machine is very popular and the arms pads are all torn up. I was lifting hard and my arms scratched up against the pads to the point were i was bleeding... a lot. Could i get hiv this way if some 1 eles bleed on...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
No, you cannot.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
Hello.. I work at a gym and one of our members lost thier card... I checked to see if they had thrown it in the trash..that happens for some reason..and I felt myself bet stuck by something.. I looked through the trash to see if it was a syringe and... Read more »

delayed seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Two questions:
1. Can being very active (going to the gym 5 days a week, playing sports) delay seroconversion past 6 months? Are there any factors that can delay seroconversion?

2. I have read that HIV can cause very long and severe genital herpes... Read more »

In N/W Jersey it's hard to find a date

Posted by robbyb, 2 Replies
I won't have sex with a guy unless he's Poz. I'm 38yo, a nice guy and goodo looking. I hit the gym all the time to keep me from going nuts. So far I haven't had any side effects frommy meds. I'm a nice guy looking for the same. It isn't easy living... Read more »

would you like to chat?

Posted by str8poz210
You`ve found a healthy, strong, confident and best of all undetectable HIV+ man! I take care of myself, hit the gym regulary, enjoy life`s moments and i try to live life to it`s fullest, always with a smile! I laugh often and refuse to stress... Read more »