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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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hiv out of body

How long can HIV live out of body? Until the blood is dry or is a set time found? ...
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
There are not alot of studies to help guide us here. But a general rule of thumb is if the blood is dry, it's not infectious.... Read more »

How does HIV get into the body through the urethra?

Hello Doc,First of all, I would like to thank you for the incredible work you are doing. Keep it up!!!!I had a simple question for you? I was wondering how HIV could get into the body through the urethra? Even if HIV infected fluid (semen or vaginal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A rupture in the mucous membrane is not necessary for HIV to permeate it and have access to the bloodstream. HIV can be directly absorbed across a mucous membrane, however HIV can not permeate intact skin. The urethra is a mucous membrane. You... Read more »

Concentrations of HIV in body fluids

According to AIDS books and research articles, there are enormous amount of hiv in body fluids(some millions per ml,to my memory) Dr.Sowadsky, what would be the REAL hiv concentration in the body fluids in the worset situation?(for example, in the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. There is no such thing as a "Real" or "textbook" answer to this question. This is because the viral load can vary tremendously from one person to another. It could also vary from one stage of... Read more »

hiv+ with body pains

hi my friend is hiv+ and experiences alot o body pains and fatiuge. She has done her cd4 count, it was 1000. Her doctor says she does not need to take arvs, what can she take to boost her immunity? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For an HIV+ person with a CD4 count= 1000 there is no proven way to boost effective immunity. Taking a multiple vitamin with minerals is often recommended. Aches and pains and fatigue are common in the general population so it is often tough to... Read more »
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How long does it take to show hiv/aids in your body?

Posted by Jackey, 1 Reply
when will show symptoms of HIV in the body?

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HIV outside the body

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How long does HIV live outside the body?

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How does the HIV goes in the body during sex

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I would like to know How the HIV goes in the body of male during sex?

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HIV OUTSIDE THE BODY

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HOW LONG CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE BODY IN SIDE A BODILY FLUID SUCH AS BLOOD OR CEMEN ? Read more »