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Who Is At Risk For Dyslipidemia

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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...than those on placebo. Although it may help some people trim down some of their deep belly or visceral fat, it should not be viewed as a weight control product. In HIV- people this fat has been shown to increase a person's risk for heart disease. Tesamorelin does not affect subcutaneous fat , or the fat that's found above the stomach muscles but below the skin. Body Shape Changes Many people with HIV, about 1 in 4, face a condition...
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Thank you My Doctor Bob... Mommy of Three

Thank you so very much for answering my email. You are such a special man and we are so blessed to have you my dear one. Yes, it is a scream for help. The HIV specialists that I am seeing is new and I do not like her nor trust her. She is very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...PI's and other drugs. Is there any other test that can be done to see if Viread is causing this pain? I do not want to run the risk of losing my kidney. Secondly, is that a good combination as I do not want to risk having my numbers go up again.... Read more »

At the end of my rope. Am screaming for help. You are the only person that can. Mommy of Three

Hello My Doctor Bob,This is Mommy of Three. You have no idea how many times I have tried to write this email to you, the only person I have to talk to and SCREAM for help regarding my HIV status. Please, Doctor Bob. I am BAWLING while I try to see...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mommy of Three,That was a lot of information, but I didn't see a specific question, but rather just a cry for help!Regarding your pain, your HIV specialist should be able to refer you to a pain clinic or HIV-knowledgeable neurologist.... Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question.The recommendations were based on the finding that loweing the viral load will indeed lessen the risk of transmission of HIv but may not eliminate it.Studies that examined men on HAART with undetectable viral loads in... Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...certainly driving the HIV plasma vial load to undetectable levels significantly decreases (but does not completely eliminate) the risk of HIV transmission. Timing sex to the ovulatory cycle to decrease the number of exposures can further decrease... Read more »
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High Prevalence of Obesity, Dyslipidemia and Inflammation Seen in Behaviorally Infected Adolescent Women

...infected children in the PACTG [The Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group], we found that ritonavir was associated with increased risk of both lipids and abnormalities of glucose metabolism. The average time that these people were on therapy was... Read more »
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HAART, Dyslipidemia, and Hyperglycemia

...infection developing similar complications is both real and frightening. Dr. Carl Grunfeld previously demonstrated that the risk of these complications in HIV infection might actually be quite modest and much less than the risk from traditional... Read more »
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Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Metabolic Complications in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving HAART

...risk in the long-term management of persons with HIV infection. CVD Risk Assessment Factors associated with an increased risk of CVD development can be classified as modifiable and non-modifiable. Modifiable, traditional factors include... Read more »
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Jens Lundgren, M.D., Discusses New Findings Regarding MI Risk of Specific Antiretrovirals

...presented new data at this conference showing that specific antiretrovirals may be associated with a significantly increased risk of myocardial infarction (MI). I asked him to summarize his data and discuss the ramifications of the results. With... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

I'm major stressed is this low risk/no risk?

Posted by xandernumpty
...boxers and then went and cleaned up. I was sober.. well one beer. But he was a complete random stranger. Have i put myself at risk?, i called an sti hotline they said no risk, the health clinic nurse said minimal whilst the health counsellor... Read more »

Sanitary Pads - Real risk or no risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was already healing). My question is: if the pad was soiled with blood and came into contact with the abrasion, would I be at risk for HIV? Are there any documented cases on this? Please help me. Thanks. Read more »

Low Risk or No Risk?

Posted by SamGlue, 2 Replies
...what happened. So I rang the needle hotline and was told different information. They assured me that there was actually NO risk at all because the needles given out to drug users in Australia are small guage needles but moreso becuase any blood... Read more »