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What Are The Normal Functions Of The Body That Are Affected By Chlamydia

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AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

...levels result in more resistance to the current. Fat tissue is about 10% - 20% water, while fat-free mass (which includes muscle, bone, and water outside muscles) averages 70% - 75% water. BIA values depend on a person's age. Normally you can get an analysis of your results when the test is done. Body Mass Index (BMI) This is a calculation based on your weight and height. The formula is: (weight in kilograms) divided by (height in...
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Hi,I was diagnosed with HIV around 15 months ago. Since then my health has been good (especially in the last six months) but my CD4 count has fallen a bit rapidly from 470 to 371 to 324 over this time period. However, my CD4 percentage count has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...blood work in three months. Your HIV plasma viral load is quite low, which is another indication that your immune system is functioning reasonably well in attempting to control your HIV infection. So again, I do not feel there is any urgency at... Read more »

Will HCV affect HIV seroconvertion, part 2

Dear Doctor McGovern,Thank you for your answer to my question. It helped me tocalm down. I am aware the the non sexual Chlamydia Pneumoniae does not affect possible seroconversion. I am just curious to know about the possible coinfection of HCV and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There is not a lot of information about simultaneous transmission of HIV and HCV. Traditional time points of testing should be adequate in most cases.Dr. McGovern Read more »

Do I need to start HAART?

I was infected in May 08My lab tests are :2 Oct 08 - 390, 17.0%, VL 65K30 Jan 09 - 342, 19.0%, VL 45K27 May 09 - 368, 17.5%, VL 14KI am asymtomatic except for swollen lymph node, and catching cold and sore throat more often now than before getting...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...also recent information suggesting starting even earlier than 350 may decrease immune activation and preserve overall immune function. Certainly the potential benefits of starting earlier need to be weighed against the potential downside,... Read more »

At the end of my rope. Am screaming for help. You are the only person that can. Mommy of Three

Hello My Doctor Bob,This is Mommy of Three. You have no idea how many times I have tried to write this email to you, the only person I have to talk to and SCREAM for help regarding my HIV status. Please, Doctor Bob. I am BAWLING while I try to see...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mommy of Three,That was a lot of information, but I didn't see a specific question, but rather just a cry for help!Regarding your pain, your HIV specialist should be able to refer you to a pain clinic or HIV-knowledgeable neurologist.... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...(see Fact Sheet 556 ) or the liver can increase the amount of lactic acid. Too much lactic acid can cause health problems. Normally, insulin moves sugar (glucose) into the cells to produce energy. With insulin resistance , less glucose gets... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Normal Laboratory Values

...results tothe range shown on your lab report. Results that are "outof range" may not represent a problem. Your test resultscan be affected by several factors, including your age or gender,if you are pregnant, the time of day when the sample was... Read more »
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Chemistry Panel

...become dehydrated or have kidney problems. Sodium levels indicate your balance of salt and water. They also are a sign of the functioning of your kidneys and adrenal glands. Abnormal blood sodium levels often indicate that blood volume is too... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

Chlamydia question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I wanted to pose this question. I went to the doctors for a UTI. They said that was what it was but they screened for chlamydia anyways. I don't know much about it so I went online to research it. I definately get that it is an STD. What I don't... Read more »

Whatever could it be?

Posted by Jackie_Blue
...helps control creative expression and complex communication. This makes it more difficult to express yourself creatively or function effectively in relationships. Emotional symptoms of anxiety include: Restlessness, irritability, feeling on edge.... Read more »

human body

Posted by Anonymous
...can you please send me a picture of the human body. thanks Read more »