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What Parts Of Your Body Is Effected With Hiv/aid

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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Although there is no official definition of lipodystrophy in HIV, it isgenerally broken down into two categories: Body shape changes -- Includes fat loss (lipoatrophy) and fat gain(lipohypertrophy) or redistribution in particular areas of the body Metabolic complications -- Includes increases in fats and sugars in theblood HIV+ people can experience both body shape changes and metaboliccomplications. This is sometimes called...
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Can HIV be transmitted through sweat? (SWEAT, 2010)

Hello Dr Robert! I was curious to know if HIV could be transmitted through sweat? I was at club recently having a conversation with a friend who is HIV positive. We speaking very close due to the loud music and during our conversation some of his...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...longer, healthier lives, there are many problems associated with them: Anti-HIV drugs are highly toxic and can cause serious side effects, including heart damage, kidney failure, and osteoporosis. Many (perhaps even most) patients cannot tolerate... Read more »

transmission hiv

can sweat in human transmit hiv
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...longer, healthier lives, there are many problems associated with them: Anti-HIV drugs are highly toxic and can cause serious side effects, including heart damage, kidney failure, and osteoporosis. Many (perhaps even most) patients cannot tolerate... Read more »

HIV AND PML

i am hiv positive and i discovered it two years back when i started suffering from certain neurological problems. During check up i found my CD4count to be 2 and PML in my brain. i started taking HAART combinatin and was hospitalized. after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...20-30mg/m2 each week thereafter. The common dose of ara-C when given into a vein is 2mg/kg in 5-day cycles, every 15 or 30 days.Side effects include nausea, consistent fevers and bone marrow toxicity. These effects are dependent on its dose and... Read more »

update (SWEAT, 2009)

I wrote in yesterday...my question was if, a non-smoking,non-drug user,monogomous, heterosexual can become infected with HIV &/or Hepatitis C inside a Native American Sweat Lodge amidst the sweat from HIV &/or Hepatitis C infected individuals &/or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...longer, healthier lives, there are many problems associated with them: Anti-HIV drugs are highly toxic and can cause serious side effects, including heart damage, kidney failure, and osteoporosis. Many (perhaps even most) patients cannot tolerate... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, May 18, 2010

...Mixed-Status Couples HIV/AIDS & Body Shape Changes Living in the Age of HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Treatment & Side Effects Understanding HIV/AIDS Labs Strange but True MIXED-STATUS COUPLES   When... Read more »
The Body

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, June 8, 2010

...seems as If I'm just viewing the world and not participating, like the world is going by and I'm just watching it go. Do the effects I'm experiencing now point to dementia?   Could Long-Term Testosterone Use Have Made Me Sterile? I've... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Millions at Risk of Starvation in Southern Africa Because of HIV/AIDS, Drought, U.N. Officials Say

...and Mail ( Globe and Mail , 5/26). "Emergencies come and go, but we are now in an acute phase of a chronic problem, and the effects of this are going to be with us for generations to come," Morris said, adding, "This is not about one issue or... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...sexual fluids by always practicing safer sex (using condoms or other barrier methods) Abstaining from sex unless you and your partner are both HIV-negative and in a long-term, monogamous relationship Not using injection drugs, or if you do,... Read more »
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which is a better choice?

Posted by franfrog, 9 Replies
...sort of hit me like a ton of bricks. She put me on lexapro 10mg and then switched me to 20 just last week. I think this is part to do with me explaining my fatigue during the day and insomnia at night. I also switched my sustiva from pm to am... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...industrial hubs. However, despite the appearance of development, vigor and wealth, Kiev is also a troubled place. In my work as part of an international effort to train HIV health care providers in Kiev, I often see first-hand many of the... Read more »

HIV/AIDS EDUCATION-OUR BEST RESOURCE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...Harold Jaffe, acting director of the National Center for HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis Prevention, a part of the CDC. An HIV test allows you to know if you are infected. The only way to determine how HIV is reacting in... Read more »

HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't Read more »