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Will Hiv Shut The Body Organs Down

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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem that happens when you have a lower than normal amount of red blood cells (RBCs) in your body. It
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Should I start my treatment? 6 months ago numbers were ok

Hi docs, I really appreciate your work and time to answer all our questions. I have been diagnosed 1 year and a half ago. Numbers were ok every 3 or 6 months. CD4: 550, 525,687,510. Viral load: always between 10,000 and 25,000. But one month ago a...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...treatment now because we recognize that letting HIV grow unchecked for years can take a toll on the organs of the body long before AIDS would develop. Shutting down the virus early may help prevent this damage. I wouldn't view it as something... Read more »

Follow-up to Confused About When To Start Meds?

Dr. McGowan,I want to thank you for you quick response. Also, don't apologize for being "long-winded." I'm trying to get as much info as I can, so please talk as much as you want.My previous question was about starting HAART right away, even with...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...These are very important issues. Some of the confusion comes from the fact that things are changing rapidly in the way we treat HIV. Older information is mixed with newer info which can be confusing.1st: Regarding drug resistance and "drug... Read more »

Donation of Body for research

Is there an organization that would want a body infected with AIDS for research purposes? I know there are organizations that will take a body for research purposes upon there death and return the ashes to the family after a certain time period, and...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...Unfortunately, I have been uabale to locate any organisations who wish to accept whole body or tissue donations from people with HIVKind regardsDr Moyle Read more »

Life & Health Insurance

Are their any insurance companies who offer coverage for both life & health for HIV individuals? Is there anyone with the Body organization who is doing the research?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...Some insurance companies offer individual life insurance policies with limits to HIV+ individuals - Mutual of Omaha, Physician's Life, Gerber Life. With respect to medical, if an HIV+ individual has lost group Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...medications, over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol (acetaminophen), repeated use of antibiotics, or exposure to chemicals AIDS related opportunistic infections (OIs) such as MAC (mycobacterium avium complex), TB (tuberculosis), CMV... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fats also stores energy. There are different types of fat found in the... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fats also stores energy. There are different types of fat found in the... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fats also stores energy. There are different types of fat found in the... Read more »
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DIY Experimental Treatment

Posted by Hopdinkmoopwop, 1 Reply
...to try to kill the virus- that would be stupid. I'm here because I'm curious about where I can get information about how the HIV virus, in it's various strains, react to certain stimuli and what it's physical properties are. Is it killed by... Read more »

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 »

ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS

Posted by purdeyp, 3 Replies
...Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum - have been diagnosed with HIV for almost 10 years and not on any treatment. Am keen to keep it for that way as long as possible, so am interested to hear from Read more »

Strep throat as hiv condition?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Could a strep throat like condition (very sore throat with puss on tonsils) be a sign of hiv infection? Read more »