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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a
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HIV/STD risk from body to body massage

Hi Doctor,I recently visited a massage parlor for a body massage. The masseuse applied oil all over my body (except penis) and gave me a hand massage. Later, she gave me a body to body massage. During this time, I feel her vagina might have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...end of the rub down? That's impressive. You're either Italian or we need to check the dose of your Viagra. As for acquiring HIV, relax Max! Your risk is nonexistent. Massage and masturbation, even with multiple orgasms, is not a risk for... Read more »

HIV TRANSMISSION FROM DEAD BODY

I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As i was working , a piece of muscle splashed in to my eyes. I didnt take any prophylactic medications. What is the potential risk of me getting infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is that the HIV-screening test does not assay for the virus itself. Rather, it tests for circulating proteins, anti-HIV antibodies, which are made by the body's immune system in response to the HIV infection. These proteins (antibodies) are not... Read more »

Exhuming a body with HIV (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

After being denied our request to exhume a body which was buried on our family plot illegally (without the deed or our permission) from the NJ state Health Dept.Is there a public health concern exhuming a body after 10 years that has been buried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...individual was alive. (See below.) This would include using rubber gloves for contact with non-intact skin or possibly infectious bodily fluids. Dr. Bob Worried. May 1, 2006 If you defile a corpse of someone who had died of AIDS, is it possible... Read more »

HIV-AIDS and body trembling

My husband has AIDS and I am HIV positive. He has had a CD4 count 3 times that has been below 200. His as of now is 185. He hasn't been on meds for about 2 years. The doctor is waiting on his viral load right now. He has had shaking legs and his...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...with this and you should be discussing this with your doctor. I would say the most important thing now is to start back on HIV medications, regardless of the viral load result. The best thing you can do to fight off anything is to have a better... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: 2009 Update on Body Shape Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Body shape changes are some of the most frustrating complications of HIV and HIV medications. Whether it's the loss of cheeks or the Read more »
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Poetry Month at TheBody.com: HIV/AIDS-Related Poems From Our Readers

... April is National Poetry Month in the U.S., so throughout the month, TheBody.com collected reader submissions of poetry about living with, or being affected by, HIV/AIDS. Here are those poems. Poems From Read more »
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HIV News & Views, December 23, 2010 - The Body

...United Nations Agencies Strive to Prevent HIV/AIDS Among Disabled People (From the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation) Cambodia to Issue 1 Million Stamps to Promote Awareness of HIV/AIDS in 2011 (From the U.S. Centers for Disease... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...rapid versions of the EIA or ELISA tests completely accurate? When they say the HIV antibody test is looking for the antibodies, does this mean the body makes antibodies only for HIV? AIDS Symptoms I was so sure I had AIDS because I... Read more »
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HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup. Read more »

HIV OUTSIDE THE BODY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOW LONG CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE BODY IN SIDE A BODILY FLUID SUCH AS BLOOD OR CEMEN ? Read more »

HIV survival outside the body

Posted by Anonymous
...Maybe I'm dumb or a lil slow but im still confused about hiv survival outside the body and its ability to infect.Does it make a difference in the amount of blood or semen outside the body to determine the time of Read more »

How does the HIV goes in the body during sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi.. I would like to know How the HIV goes in the body of male during sex? Read more »