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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the most important organs in your body. It is also the largest -- about the size of a football. It is protected from injury behind the lower right section of your ribs. The liver acts as your body's chemical processing...
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Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We don't use the term "Full Blown AIDS" anymore, because in reality there is no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had... Read more »

HIV and Chiropractic (CHIROPRACTIC CARE AND HIV, 2009)

For the question on can Chiropractic help patients with HIV, I beg to differ. While in school at Life University of Chiropractic research was done that I had patients under, And blood work did before and after care showed a increase in their CD4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You can "beg to differ" with me all you like, but it will not change the facts that chiropractic has no effect on CD4 cell counts (or any other aspect of immune function) and is not a recommended treatment for HIV. As a... Read more »

Chiropractic Care Helping HIV+ Patients (CHIROPRACTIC CARE)

Why do i see patients who report back to me that the reason they stay well against HIV is attributed to their choice of a holistic chiropractic lifestyle?Why are their reports across the world that chiropractic adjustments may help improve body...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Jim,I've seen and evaluated the "reports". When viewed scientifically they completely support my statement that chiropractic care does not affect immune function and has no place in the treatment of immunodeficiency.Why do you... Read more »

Confused about hygiene precautions in caring for HIV/HEP C positive Mom

Dear Dr. Dieterich,I have recently come to take care of my mother who is both HIV and Hepatitis C positive. Her condition has recently worsened significantly and, as her primary caretaker at the moment, I feel uninformed about the modes of...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear SN,Hepatitis C is really a blood transmitted infection. So it sounds like you are doing fine. It is not in saliva or other secretions. Wear gloves if you are dealing with any thing with blood on it, but otherwise, keep up the good work! You are... Read more »
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Caring for a person with HIV

Posted by 28262, 3 Replies
When I found out the disabled adult living in my home had HIV this was a shock. But over time this went away and it was not a big deal. Sometimes it gets hard making sure the person takes all of their medication. I think they are up to 15 to 20... Read more »

you can get health care even if you have aids/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
there is finally a company that offers health care for anyone even if you aids or hiv. you can have a history of stock or heart attack and still get this coverage. they pay up to 80% of you doctir, dentist, or hospital bills. call 1-866-798-2156... Read more »

HIV Care US vs. India and Living in the Mid East

Posted by SMARS, 2 Replies
Hello...Three days ago I found out that my brother been diagnosed with HIV. My brother is a US Citizen living abroad in the Middle East. We are trying to decide where he should go for treatment, India or the US. At the moment, all he knows that he... Read more »

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I write you on behalf of Face to Face. Face to Face is a dynamic HIV Care/Prevention agency located in Sonoma County California.

It has been a very hard year for HIV Care and Prevention providers. There have been unprecedented cuts in Federal,... Read more »