Should Athletes With Hiv Be Allowed To Play Sports

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus. It is also called the gastrointestinal or GI tract. The gut plays an important role in keeping you healthy. It is where food is broken down, digested, and the nutrients absorbed into the system. It is also one of the body's first immune defenses. The lining of the gut...
Ask the Experts

A table of safe timing allowance for each HIV drug

Dear Experts.More and more people with HIV are traveling worldwide these days, everyone has a dilemma when it comes to adjust their meds timing with local time. Each HIV drug has safe timing allowance, before it is considered an overdose or a late...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Zdravstvuite, Alex!Thanks for your post from Moscow.There is no such table on the ability to miss doses as you've described-- though I certainly understand the concern.In general, I tell my patients (nearly all of whom are successfully suppressed)... Read more »

top athletes and hiv

I am 18 and just diagnosed positive. Was infected 1 month ago. Can i continue my career as a top international athlete (hard training) and what about medication?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Of course you can! HIV should not stop you from achieving your dreams. Just make sure that your HIV viral load is controlled and that you eat and rest Read more »

water Sports and Scat Play

Dear Robert, how are you? Hope you are fine... Here in Italy everything goes well and in about one month time we will go for new political election!!! In any case, Right or Left, nothing will change...Now I have some questions for you and I hope you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lunch when I read your unappetizing post, but to each his own . . . .1.Urine in the absence of visible blood does not transmit HIV.2."Closed" pimples do not increase HIV-transmission risk. (Besides, urine and feces do not transmit HIV in the... Read more »

what do you think about hiv and sports. Should players who have it be aloud to play

What do you think about hiv and sports. Should players who have it be allowed to play.
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...It depends on the sport! Virtually all sports have no risk of blood to blood contact. The only one I would worry about is actually boxing because of the blood that is often Read more »
The Body

Sports and Support: An Entry From an HIV-Positive Athlete

...of support for me and I recommend joining a sports team. I believe it is a key part of me thriving with HIV. HIV-Positive Athletes & Disclosure In most countries there is an official policy of non-disclosure of your HIV status. Sports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington, D.C.: College Athletes Use Sports to Teach Kids About AIDS

... Grassroot Project is a District-based program that teams up college athletes with local youth to provide them with the tools and information they need to prevent HIV/AIDS. "Sports are a way to break 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

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...class of HIV drug, may increase the risk of fataccumulation. Another theory is that insulin resistance and increased lipidlevels play a role in fat gain Increased lipids: Some of the PIs are believed to increase lipidlevels. It is... Read more »
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