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What Changes When Hiv Turns Into Aids

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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Metabolic Problems Treatments Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fat is also stored energy. There are different types of fat found in the body. Visceral fat is locateddeep in the belly under the muscle. Subcutaneous fat is the...
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Does HIV always turn into Aids (SURVIVAL) (LIFE EXPECTANCY 2008)

Hi Dr Bob,first l would like to say what a great effort you put into the forum, and you are my hero, l am recently Hiv Positive not on meds yet, CD450.... when my cd drops to 350 in the future, and l can take meds well, what are the chances l will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I've recently addressed your question. See below. I have nothing new to add.Dr. Bobhow many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)Sep 6, 2008 Hi Bob, l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my... Read more »

Can AIDS turn back to Just HIV

I recently met someone who's health went from good to bad and his T-Cells went below 10.. Now its around 150. He said he's doctor said the status of AIDS went back to Just having HIV. Can that happen? Im new to having HIV and just want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, this is not correct. Once someone qualifies for an AIDS diagnosis, it's permanent, even if their health improves. See below. Your friend's doctor is wrong. Feel free to send him a copy of this post and my reply. He obviously needs a... Read more »

how fast does HIV + turn to Aids

My brother just told me he has HIV positive and he found out a year and a half ago. He said he has not gotton any treatment and hasnt been back to the dr.Does this mean it probably aids now or could it still be HIV +? I am really worried. Hes having...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
He absolutely needs to see an HIV specialist and be thoroughly evaluated. Important lab tests that need to be obtained are the HIV viral load (amount of HIV in the blood) and the CD4 count and percent (an important cell that is infected by HIV and... Read more »

Is the HIV going to turn into Aids though you being treated

I take my mids and over 200 CDS is the HIV still going to turn into AIDS...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You don't indicate what your CD4 count and viral load are. In general, if the HIV viral load is undetectable, you are taking HIV meds, and your CD4 count is > 200, it is unlikely AIDS would develop.... Read more »
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HIV son's dad starting to make the the turn

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Anger will only destroy the person that is angry. The dust is starting to settle now that its been a few weeks and Im calming down and appreciative of the grace of a few folks here whi have HIV and are gay but maintained grace under fire which I... Read more »

No where else to turn to.

Posted by Wayde, 9 Replies
It's been almost eight months since i found out that i was HIV positive and life sems to have gone down hill from there. I was infected intentionaly but i was careless and foolish as well. Too in love to see that he was only using me. Since then for... Read more »

Skin Turns Red, Is This Normal?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
OK. Here's a puzzle I can't solve. First of all, my skin has become dryer. My palms especially - never been so dry. Secondly, I have transient red areas on the skin, like pressure marks, even when I don't remember exerting the pressure. They appear... Read more »

Not sure where to turn

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi everyone. I have been lurking for a couple of days and am in need of your advice, knowledge and support. Here's my story, and I will try to keep it brief.

I had an unprotected sexual encounter with a man (i am woman) of unknown status back in... Read more »