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What Part Of Body Is Affected By Hiv

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...gain may also be linked to the use of HIV drugs including proteaseinhibitors. There are several treatments being explored for HIV-related fatgain. Human Growth Hormone Human growth hormone (hGH) is naturally produced in the human body. Twodrugs have been developed based on hGH that have shown the ability to reducevisceral belly fat: Serostim: This drug is a man-made version of hgH Tesamorelin: This drug is a man-made growth...
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aids come from what part of the body

what part of the body does aids come from
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
...The HIV virus affects and can infect many parts of the body. The lymph glands and blood cells called t lymphocytes are most often infected Read more »

severe body itching

Around a month ago, I was out for some two weeks and just before I came back, I had severe outer ear itching. The next day morning, the rashes had appeared all over my hand and face, then the itching started. It has been a month and I went for a...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Scabies can actually affect any part of the body, especially in the setting of HIV infection. The key here would be to try the treatment for scabies and see if it Read more »

Facial wasting and body fat

I just wanted to know if there were any Doctors that took MediCal for procedures that help to correct the look of lipodystrophy. Like sculptra and Restyline which are procedures that fill in the parts of the face that has been affected by...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If any reader can respond to this question (MediCal payment for plastic surgery intervention for lipodystrophy related problems in Southern California) please post!!! KH Read more »

About HIV C+

Dear Sir,This is patient from Pakistan, last Dec 2008 i donated blood to some than hospital management tells me i couldn't donate blood because i have HIV C+ antibodies present in my body than after i consult to other doctor he took different tests...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello Umair,Thank you for your post from Pakistan.I'm a bit confused as to what you mean by "HIV C" antibodies. Do you mean HIV clade (subtype) C or hepatitis C (HCV)? The repetitive nature of the results appear valid.If you mean hepatitis Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

...activity level, ethnicity, etc. are entered in a computer. While the person is lying down, electrodes are attached to various parts of the body and a small electric signal is circulated. This signal cannot be felt. BIA measures the resistance... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...has been proven to get rid of all them. This info sheet looks at treatments for fat loss. See also Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes . ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...usually diagnosed by measuring HGB and hematocrit (HCT). HCT is the percentage of RBCs in the blood. HGB and HCT are measured as part of a routine blood test called a complete blood count (CBC). A CBC should be done as part of your regular health... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children . Nation PTA (2003). Talking with kids about HIV/AIDS. Retrieved March 2005 from Read more »
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Older HIV'ers

Posted by aNewBeginning, 1 Reply
...I learned I am HIV positive on 2/03/10. I met with my infectious disease doctor two days. I would like to hear from older guys who are dealing Read more »

Part of today's problem

Posted by RevAnn, 2 Replies
...Now, I am concerned that we have become our own worse enemies for education. I too am guilty. We are telling people that HIV/AIDS is not a death sentance. By doing so, we are telling people that HIV/AIDS is not to be feared. How ever, I... Read more » on Women with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...the only woman in my doctors waiting rooms. When it was my turn to see the doctor, I was full of questions about how the virus affected women in particular, wondering whether there were things that I should be doing to support my healthfor now... Read more »

dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?, my liver enzymes are always recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV. Read more »