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What Part Of The Body Does Aids Effect

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

Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fat is also stored to use for energy. There are different types of fat found in the body. Visceral fat is locateddeep in the belly under the muscle. Subcutaneous fat is the layer...
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body parts fall asleep

This may sound like a dumb question, but I was curious.I was recently tested positive for hiv, and it seems that my body parts fall asleep more?Could this be hiv related or am I just obsessed with the effects of hiv?...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Since this is a medical question and I am not a doctor I am referring your inquiry to one fo The Body's medical experts.Mihcael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

Dr. Bob Please help me before I mutilate my body parts..............(PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

Dr. BobHello hope all is well with you. Dr. Bob im going crazy. I had an issue with an escort protected sex, but got gohnerea. As of 6 weeks after i have not been the same. 4 weeks into my window period I had my wisdom teeth removed, all 4. 6 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,One has to wonder how "protected" your hooker-nookie was if you managed to contract the clap (gonorrhea) during your episode of horizontal mattress mambo! As for antibiotic-induced oral candidiasis (thrush), just because penicillin... Read more »

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 »

fluids on body parts

Dear Good DoctorYou are doing a lot of good in area of awareness-raising, counselling and mitigation of the hiv/aids pandemic. I thank you for that selfless service,Chief, I had close encounter with what I tought is a hiv infection case. I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I do not see a significant HIV risk from the events you describe. Take a read through the archives, as I've discussed similar concerns many, many times in the past. I'll just add a few quick points here:1.HIV cannot pass through... Read more »
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AIDS-Like Disease Sweeping Asia, Parts Of U.S.

Posted by My3Cents, 1 Reply
"An AIDS-like disease which attacks the immune system has swept Asia and parts of the U.S. in a bizarre pattern, bewildering doctors and researchers.

The disease, which doesnt appear to be contagious, doesnt spread through a virus, unlike AIDS."

http:... Read more »

Part of today's problem

Posted by RevAnn, 2 Replies
So let me qualify myself for those who don't know me. I am 40 yo, was infected in 1980 (through a rape).

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... Read more »

Most important body part

Posted by firefly, 4 Replies
The Most Important Body Part:

My mother used to ask me what is the most important part of the body.

Through the years I would take a guess at what I thought was the correct answer. When I was younger, I thought sound was very important to us as... Read more »

Part two

Posted by Anonymous
What are the chances of transmitting HIV through a needle?
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July 13, 1998
Answered by Nicolas Sheon, HIV InSite Prevention Editor
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Question One

I would like to know what the chances of transmitting HIV through a... Read more »