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What Does Hiv Cause

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Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed, as I've aged (I'm 46 years old now), and as I've had to add medications to my HIV meds for HIV and HIV medication side...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi J in NYC,HIV-associated fatigue is extremely common. That's why we have an entire expert forum devoted to the topic! The cause of HIV-associated fatigue often turns out to be multifactorial. That means there are several contributing... Read more »

Hiv causes Lipoatrophy ..not meds?

Are there any studies...supporting the theory that Hiv in of itself...may be the cause of Lipoatrophy???...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
You have raised a very important point regarding lipodystrophy, that is, it occurred even before antiretroviral therapy was introduced. There are numerous descriptions of peripherl fat loss and centripedal fat accumulation from the early HIV... Read more »

Hiv causes Lipoatrophy?

I wanted to know if there are any documented cases of Lipoatrophy caused by Hiv alone...meaning someone who is treatment naive yet has facial fat loss or loss in the arms and legs etc... Is there anything written on this??? ...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

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

The Cutting Edge
Lipoatrophy can be related to a number of factors. There are very few long-enough surviving people without medications or other risk factors (age, insulin resistance, etc) to gum up data that would have to be gathered and evaluated to determine... Read more »

Can HIV cause Diabetes?

Yes, Say someone is HIV positive and does not know it, then gets sick with Diabetes. Can being HIV positive by itself without use of HIV medications cause a person to develope Diabetes..? It seems that people who are HIV positive have to take...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Please see the last posted question for a response to this.AF... Read more »
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HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »

HIV causes AIDS

Posted by TerryD, 6 Replies
after much soul searching i have come to the conclusion that i am scared of HIV and have been running from it all this time. i am leaving my cult of dissedents and joining this new cult of beLIEvers. thank you.

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