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Treatment Of Female Hypogonadism

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The Well Project

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

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fats also stores energy. There are different types of fat found in the body. Visceral fat...
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Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your question.The recommendations were based on the finding that loweing the viral load will indeed lessen the risk of transmission of HIv but may not eliminate it.Studies that examined men on HAART with undetectable viral loads in their... Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I totally disagree with your doctor. I have discussed the "Swiss Study" repeatedly in this forum. My assessment has not changed. Unprotected sex between magnetic couples remains a risk for HIV transmission, even when the HIV plasma viral load has... Read more »

re: twig and berries not ripe for the picking!

Dr. Bob,Thanks so much for responding to my question regarding hypogonadism and HIV. i have had a potential exposure since my "negative" home access test; however, my female partner tested negative at the beginning of our relationship. it actually...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Little Guy,Stop trying to self-diagnose! Your Internet research is not a substitute for a medical degree! Your statement that "hypogonadism in a 31-year-old can only mean HIV" is a prime example of just how woefully inadequate and misleading... Read more »

whats wrong with me ?

I have been HIV+ since 1994 and currently asymptomatic. I am on no meds for hiv for past 2 years. viral load undect and t-4 around 300. I have 3 issues that i cant figure out what it is HIV/Depression/getting old? If you have suggestions or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Now, considering the fact that I'm 49, what makes you think 34 qualifies you for "getting old?" So, let's rule that one out right away, OK youngster?Second, why are you working 50+ hours per week? Are you George Bush's speech coach or... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and... Read more »
The Well Project

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

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Metabolic Problems Treatments Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment Interruptions

What Are Treatment Interruptions? What Are the Risks? The Bottom Line What Are Treatment Interruptions? Researchers have studied interruptions of antiretroviral therapy for various reasons. These treatment interruptions are usually... Read more »
The Body

HIV Treatment 101

Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. ... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Heterosexual Female L/T Survivor

Posted by dmc1929, 1 Reply
Hi, well here goes. I am an HIV negative heterosexual female. Don't stop reading! My BFF, also a heterosexual female contracted HIV from her late boyfriend sometime in the mid 1980's. He died almost right away, 1/1/86, but my friend survived. ... Read more »

Female in Arizona

Posted by asuguy, 1 Reply
Hello, I'm looking for a female friend in Az who want to talk or emeil or have coffee sometime. I'm a gay guy but relate more to female, I have a wonderful partner of 5 years and looking to make some new friends. If interested please send me a... Read more »

Female to Female Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had oral sex with another woman, and I'm wondering how risky this is? I've read, it is risky, and then I've read it isn't. So which is it? Regardless if I ever do that again it will be with protection I don't care. I just want to know if anyone on... Read more »