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What Causes Wasting

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cmv cause wasting?

Hi Ms Fields-Gardner,Have you or Dr Dieterich ever seen or heard of someone having similar wasting and visceral collection of fat in cmv patients who didnt even have HIV? Please, I cannot get any answers on this. I am a fitness guy and regulate my...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

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There are many theories about the risk factors for acquired visceral fat accumulation. A couple of the risk factors include long-term infection (while we work with HIV infection, other infections can have a similar effect on the body's... Read more »

article of what drugs to avoid that cause wasting and lean muscle loss

recently.. a few weeks ago I received an e-mail about the side effect of specific drugs that I... Read more »

Testosterone Shots Cause Wasting?

Dr.Graeme Moyle,you helped me so much with your answers to my questions about my Lipodystrophy... Read more »
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Wasting Syndrome

What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is 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... Read more »
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Fighting Wasting

On March 24, 2000, Nutritionists In AIDS Care (NIAC) and the AIDS Wasting Foundation (AWF) presented an all-day conference at Hunter College in New York City. The conference was entitled "Progressive Management of AIDS Wasting: 2000," and one of... Read more »
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FAQs About Facial Wasting

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Facial Wasting forum ! Basics and Prevention | Treatment | Insurance | Personal Stories Basics and Prevention Newly diagnosed: Which meds should I choose to avoid lipoatrophy? How long should I... Read more »
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Exercise and HIV Wasting: From the Laboratory to the Clinic

Wasting was the topic of a breakfast symposium during the recent amfAR 12th National HIV/AIDS Update Conference in San Francisco. Drs. Fred Sattler, Alison Strawford, and Nicholaos Bellos reported that wasting still exists among a significant... Read more »
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Wasting?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is "wasting" a sure sign of HIV infection? I've lost a lot of weight in the last couple of months and have nausea and poor appetite. It's been a while since my last "questionable" encounter, but I feel my health declining rapidly. Read more »

Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do.

I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... Read more »

question on wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
does anyone know about wasting? I am still waiting to test, no appetite, and I have lost almost 10% of my bodyweight my pants are loose and people at work are telling me I am loosing weight, good job . I am trying to eat, even when I am not hungry... Read more »

Wasting Worries

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ok. Haven't had really any "symptoms" of HIV. But, it seems like over the last year since my posible exposure, I have lost mass in my legs and arms while gaining weight at my midsection. My cheeks are sunken in as well.

2 questions.

Is it... Read more »