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What Happens To The Body When Hiv Turns Into Aids

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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 number ofchanges in body fat that are experienced by many people living with HIV (HIV+).Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+...
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what will happen after i turn 50?

heard, learnt, discussed and read a lot than i should have , about hiv in last 50 days, (when i was diagoned).waiting for my next follow up in few days and probably my doctor will put me on ART.my question is that recently i read that my thymus...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear m scared.Most of the CD4 cells that recover after treatment come from expansion of cells already in the body and blood. By the time you reached 50, you have gotten through all the childhood illnesses, vaccinations, exposures to everything that... Read more »

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 »

signs that you have when hiv turn to aids

what sypmtoms do you have when hiv tkurn to aids my 17yr old son jjust diagnose with hiv and his burps and fart smells very bad and unusual what causes this and is this symptoms for aids...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"His burps and farts smells very bad . . . ."??? Generally speaking, burps and farts aren't supposed to smell like potpourri from Neiman Marcus.Sorry to hear about your son's recent diagnosis. I'm sure both you and... 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 »

Brain turning to Jelly

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Everyone,
I have been HIV+ for 13 years. Been on Meds for the last 4 years. About 2 years ago I started having issues with Concentration loss, Fatigue, memory loss (short term)
Now, I am at the point of getting lost going to the Supermarket I have... Read more »

Just Turned Poz.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I just found out I was POZ.

I am 23 yo and have no Health insurance. I plan to live heatily and not worry about MEDS until I am more settles in life. I think I can go at least 3 yrs without having to worry about MEDS.

Can someone give me any... Read more »