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Where Does The AIDS Virus Attack Your Body

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Panic Attacks from Body Changes

Hi, my name is Athena and Bartleby - BBS Moderator, recommended you. I had posted on the Bulletin Boards under Living with HIV the Subject was called I need some help - Here is my story by Atheena.I have extreme case of Lipodystrophy - Buffalo...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...______________________________________________________________To the insurance company from my primary physician:Mr. AAAAAAA is presently a patient under my care. He is being treated for HIV infection and its accompanying symptoms. He is... Read more »

HIV TRANSMISSION FROM DEAD BODY

I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientists Discover a Key to How AIDS Virus Attacks the Body

...HIV's membrane, before it metamorphoses itself and attaches to a cell's CD4 receptors. After gp120 attaches to the receptors, HIV is able to penetrate the cell's interior and reproduce. "Knowing how gp120 changes shape is a new route to... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

What Is AIDS, HIV and HIV Disease?

...causes AIDS. Since the vast majority of researchers believe that HIV is the sole cause of AIDS, we often refer to HIV as "the AIDS virus." Like other viruses, HIV attacks cells in the body. But what makes HIV different is that the immune system... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Being on an HIV drug regimen containing certain PIs and NRTIs (the longerthe time on the regimen the higher the risk) HIV itself Cigarette smoking White race Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? At this time, there is no simple... Read more »
The Body

Eight Things You Should Know Before Adding a Comment to an Article on TheBody.com

...TheBody.com, we accept the scientific community's conclusion that HIV is a virus and that it can cause all sorts of damage to the human body, including the constellation of conditions known as AIDS. If you do not believe that HIV causes AIDS and... Read more »
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I am confused taken meds

Posted by michellej, 1 Reply
...was 15 and I am biplor/mood disorder ! I am so scarec if I stop useing meth I will die alot sooner. When I dont have meth my body starts shutting down! I want to stop but am really scared! HELP Read more »

HIV side effects? (heart attacks & seizures)

Posted by Carrie, 1 Reply
...with the HIV status, the previous drug use, the heart attack, continuous chest pains and now the seizure, I'm worrying that his body is in kind of like a fast forward process. Like it's infecting him faster. Does that make sence? We're both... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...fluids, breast milk and blood. * The virus can multiply for weeks or even months before the body's immune system produces antibodies to fight it , by which time it is too late. People with HIV can look and feel normal and may not develop... Read more »

Attacked by some crazy guys. Now worried a lot.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...was also a little red due to the hit by the fluid bag. But I had no any other open sores or cuts on my left arm or left side body at that time. Now I begin to worry because I couldn't tell what this fluid was (seemed to be no much smell). What... Read more »