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What Does Hiv Aids Do To The Body

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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 »

can you get aids/HIV from semen that's been out of the body for some time

can you get aids from semen that has been out of the body, e.g a man's body then enters you either... Read more »

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... Read more »
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Poetry Month at TheBody.com: HIV/AIDS-Related Poems From Our Readers

...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 Our Readers A Poem by Bryan Fleury (posted May 5) "Fearing old... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... Read more »
The Body

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 sudden swollen midsection, people with HIV have been mostly dealing Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe HIV/AIDS Policy Framework Adopted by International Body

...of the Red Cross Society and Red Crescent Society has adopted the Zimbabwean Red Cross Society's policy framework on tackling HIV/AIDS issues, an official said yesterday. Activities being conducted by the local branch in the fight against... 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 Read more »

HIV resistance outside body

Posted by Anonymous
...IS THE HIV VIRUS VERY FRAGILE AND DIES IMMEDIATELY ONCE OUTSIDE THE HUMAN BODY The truth of the matter is that the HIV virus (the AIDS virus) is one of the hardiest viruses known to mankind. According to Read more »