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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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 »
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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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