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Varicose Veins And Hiv

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I am wondering if large veins in you calf area are a sign of HIV. I have been positive for 22 years. I beginning to get insecure about my legs. Is there something I can do other than wear pants,because its hot in Florida. It is really starting to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have not seen much indicating that varicose veins are clearly more common in HIV+ persons other than noting that with lipoatrophy (fat loss from extremities) the veins can become Read more »

Vein, Vein Go Away

Dear Dr, I am a 28yrs old male and have successfully been on HAART for 2yrs (combivir and... Read more »

broken blood vessels in the legs

my brother has AIDS and is undetectable and has been for 3 years but he noticed that 2 weeks ago ... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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SWOLLEN BEHIND THE KNEES

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...enlarged lymph-nodes on the back side of the leg in the knee area. Wondering if others out there have this and the results of HIV test? Any known HIV positives with this? Any helpful comments would be appreciated. Thanks Read more »

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 »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV may be in your head, not your veins........

Posted by rjasin123, 2 Replies
...use among many health professionals and among the general population. Among "worried well" people who are scared of having HIV/AIDS, the actual problem is usually psychological, rather than medical. Psychological problems commonly associated... Read more »