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Weight Loss And Hiv

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surgical weight loss and HIV POS

I AM HIV POS AND VERY OVER WEIGHT. I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IS IT SAFE FOR ME TO UNDERGO GASTRIC BY-PASS SUGERY ...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
You should address this question with the surgeon who would perform the operation; JLS.... Read more »

weight loss in hiv infection

Dr. Fisher,i have one question. weight loss is described as one of the symptoms of hiv infection.... Read more »

severe weight loss due to hiv

i have loss a lot of weight. I have not started my meds yet due to insurance problems. i am not... Read more »
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Poster Session 42351: The Effects of Oxandralone on Body Weight and Composition in Patients with HIV-Associated Weight Loss

A variety of anabolic steroids are in use to help counteract the severe loss of body weight that effects many patients with advanced HIV disease. Studies have previously shown that HIV-related wasting causes the destruction of body cell mass (or... Read more »
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Treating Unintentional Weight Loss Nutrition Options: An Important Piece of the HIV Puzzle

Unintentional weight loss has long been recognized as a reason for concern in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Both studies and experience have helped us to understand that unintentional weight loss can be a signal of a potential secondary... Read more »
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News & Views: Fighting Weight Loss; Criminalization; Long Distance Loneliness; and More

HIV News & Views, December 26, 2013 - TheBody.com December 26, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Hello Readers, It's the last newsletter of the year! 2013... Read more »
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Is Your Testosterone Level "Normal?"

Are you depressed or fatigued? Have you lost weight for no discernable cause? Have you experienced a loss in sex drive, or in men, a loss of erectile function? Have you suffered from muscle loss or the inability to grow muscle? Low testosterone... Read more »
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weight loss?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
why do people with aids lose weight?? is it because of diahrea and vomitting or does the weight just come off? thanks

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Weight Loss - not really intentional

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
I have a question for those experienced with meds, etc. I have been on Combivir and Sustiva since late January this year. My labs are much better, CD4 up to 550 from 227, VL to undetectable (down from 11,000). I am feeling great. I started an... Read more »

Rapid Weight Loss

Posted by forgiveness1983, 1 Reply
Can someone explain to me about weight loss in ars weight loss.

In four months I have dropped a dress size without trying or dieting and I still eat normal. All my clothes are very baggy on me and usually I struggle to lose weight. Read more »

Weight loss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the definition of "rapid weight loss"? What is the time frame and how much weight? Also, can stiffness in the back of the neck be a sign of infection?

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