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AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary loss of more than 10% of body weight, plus more than 30 days of either diarrhea, or weakness and fever. Wasting is linked to disease progression and death. Losing just 5% of body weight can have the same negative effects. Wasting is still a problem for people with AIDS, even people whose HIV is controlled by medications. Part of the weight lost...
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megace to gain weight

i am a healthy person weighing 80 but height 6 feet so i want to use megace to gain body weight please do tell me the way to achieve my goal
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...I would use whey protein shakes plus three meals plus resitance (weight) training instead.Megestrol is a progesterone based product used in the treatment Read more »

MEGACE SU EFECTIVIDAD

Hola! Agradezco me oriente acerca de la efectividad en cuanto a la utilizacin de MEGACE para el tratamiento de la perdida de peso en pacientes con VIH, esto se debe a que soy VIH+ y e perdido peso, y deseo recuperar este, as mismo me oriente como...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
...causas posibles. En los portadores hay muchas causas de la prdida de peso, incluyendo infecciones oportunistas, dieta inadecuada, problemas gastrointestinales, desequilibrios hormonales (como el hipogonadismo), malignidades oportunistas y efectos... Read more »

Megace, androgel, and testosterone levels

Hello..I have been taking Megace to help bolster my appetite, but recently I read that Megace can actually lower one's testosterone level.Having been dealing with loss of libido and what seems like genital shrinkage, I am concerned about the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...That is possible. Megace often leads to weight gain that is of marginal significance. My own use of Megace these days is very minimal due to a variety Read more »

Oxadrin y Megace para el desgaste fiscico

Mi doctor me ha recetado oxadrin y megace para combatir el desgaste fiscico que he sufrido en la cara y en las piernas, pero desde que una es tetosterona y la otra una hormona femenina mi pregunta es: una con otra no se eliminan? para mi resulta una...
Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Response from Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Washington University St. Louis, MO - Facultad de Medicina
...apetito, que en estudios controlados se ha asociado a una ganancia de peso de uno a 4 Kg, generalmente grasa. Ocasionalmente puede producir un descenso de los niveles de testosterona y conducir a lo que llamamos hipogonadismo. La oxandrolona es... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...the body's first immune defenses. The lining of the gut contains over half of the body's lymphocytes (immune cells). The gut protects you from infection by helping to get rid of dangerous germs and chemicals. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

... HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Selling Your Life Insurance

...Sell My Life Insurance Policy? What Are the Criteria for Buying a Policy? How Much Will I Get? What Are My Options? Pro ... ... and Con How Do I Choose a Company to Buy My Policy? The Bottom Line NOTE: The sale of life insurance... Read more »
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Es Mexico un buen destino para alguien con vih

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
por favor contesten yo creo que estoy infectado y la verdad ya no se que hacer soy mexicano vivo en USA desde hace 9 aos estoy casado pero no tengo hijos, no tengo familia aqui cerca y tampoco tengo amigos me siento demasiado solo y la verdad que... Read more »

Tuve sexo pero con preservativo es riesgoso?

Posted by asinomas, 4 Replies
...semejante mujer en mi cuarto me exite y el preservativo el cual no estaba daado se estiro cubriendome todo el pene por lo que procedi a tener relaciones vaginales con esta mujer tuve sexo como por 3 minutos y luego eyacule, me quite el... Read more »

Es esto candidiasis? (con foto)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hola, yo ya posti alguna vez en este foro, como respuesta de algun desesperado que tuvo todos los sintomas y estaba esperando los resultados. Yo, con un negativo al 5to mes (perdon para aquellos que siguen en la espera) pero sigo un poco preocupado.... Read more »

Quiero que sepan como es vivir con VIH

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...poda ver en mi incapacidad medica la cual alerto al personal internacional a pensar que mi sistema inmunolgico poda estar comprometido, (varios de ellos y tambin personal nacional se realizaron la prueba de tuberculosis), lo que llevaba a... Read more »