Advertisement

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

Sesame Seed Oil And Hiv

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

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

...reconstructive purposes. It usually requires one ortwo sessions. There have been reports of infections and of the Bio-Alcamidmoving downward in the face. Total costs are approximately $4,500, includingtravel. Silicone Oil (Silikon 1000, VitreSil1000): Silicone oil is not approved for lipoatrophy, but is commonlyused for this purpose. Its safety and effectiveness is still being investigatedfor facial filling. The oil is injected...
Ask the Experts

Testosterone Supplementation

Hello Nelson; Hope you are well and perhaps you can point me in the right direction. I am currently using a RX'd compounded form of testosterone. I rub on a "pea" sized amount of lotion each day and exercise regularly (almost daily), just turned 50...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...also dangerous. No one knows what those products may contain. Some so-called testosterone products may simply contain peanut oil, sesame or grape-seed oil. You also run the risk of exposure to contaminants that could cause infection. Not having... Read more »

Coconut Oil Studies Effects on HIV

Hello,I'm curious as to what your opinions are of the studies on Coconut Oil with the link I've posted below, either as an adjunct to HAART, or a stand alone benefit for those who are on HAART therapy, experiencing either resistance or treatment...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...limited study (and as best I can research, never publicly presented data), there's little support for any activity of coconut oil in treating HIV.BY Read more »

Chances of HIV infection from Massage Oil

Hi Dr, I would like to Thank You for your generous service to the Worried individuals like me.I have got a generic question please answer me this might help lot of people who are in similiar situation like me. I went to a Massage Parlor and lady...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. Sweat does not transmit HIV.2. Nonexistent.Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Read more »

Massage Oil + HIV-One cudnt get any loony than this..

Hey doc..I guess one could never get more paranoid then this..I had a massage couple of weeks ago..I m sure u can figure out what kind of massage was that...the lady used oil from a container..hands were clean,no wound etc. She s not a sex worker ,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,So you went to a masseuse who massaged your throbbing tallywhacker "for a price" but she is "NOT a sex worker"???? Hmm. OK dude, if you say so, I'll believe you. (Millions wouldn't, but I will.)As for your CQ (crazy quotient) it would rank... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Sterinols

...prostate cancer cell line studies. In the late nineties there was some interest in the application of sterinols to the treatment of HIV. Mostly this interest was in resource limited settings with no access to antiretroviral drugs. A preliminary... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...fatof animal products like meats and dairy. It is also found in a few vegetableproducts like coconut, palm, and palm kernel oil. To keep saturated fat low,check the label and choose dairy products with low saturated fat like skim or 1percent... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...all themedications you take. Supplements There are some supplements that may also help with metabolic changes. Omega 3 Oils: Oil derived from salmon has been shown to decreasetriglycerides at a dose of 2,000 mg -- 3,000 mg a day. It is... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Oil leak?

Posted by Atrorewow
...You may have heard about the colossal oil leak outside of the Gulf. Do you think this may have a sizeable damaging impact on our animal population close to Mexico? Read more »

Virgin Coconut Oil

Posted by garcia, 2 Replies
...antiviral and antiprotozoal functions. Some researchers believe that lauric acid is capable of destroying the protein coat of the HIV virus, thus leaving the virus weakened against the body's natural immune response. Such a finding, if true,... Read more »

oil a cause to worry?

Posted by jambo, 1 Reply
...thats eatin me up. yesterday i had an exposure with condom, but i completely forgot that the person had been applying hair oil on my penis before we proceedd for vaginal sex. i did not see the condom break when we finished. now, some docs on the... Read more »