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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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my sister has AIDS and I believe she is in her last stages. please tell me what are the little brown circles that look like a rash that are starting to come out all over her skin and why is she starting to hallucinate?...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Clearly you are concerned about your sister's welfare but I am afraid that the information that you provide does not bring any particular diagnosis to mind. There are a number of HIV-associated conditions that may present initially with skin... Read more »

frequent mouth soresThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

rick. hi,i think you may have addressed this topic before and if you have i apologize but i need to ask anyway. i read somewhere that sores in the mouth, herpes i guess,could be a sign of possible hiv infection,is this true? i ask because lately i...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Having Herpes does NOT automaticallyindicate a person has HIV. These are two different sexually transmitteddiseases. Herpes usually occurs on the lips, not inside the mouth. Yourmouth sores may be due to other... Read more »

HIV+ with Sores on my Body

I have these sores on my body that look like cigarette burns. They are round, red, look like scares, and are a little indented. I bought some Gold Bond lotion to see if it was caused form dry skin and so far it hasn't worked. My sister has...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.It's very difficult to accurately diagnose skin conditions over the web (sometimes it is difficult, even when you see the lesions in person). Because of this, I'd hesitate to even try to guess what your particular... Read more »

Feel like my body is seizing up with deep achiness/soreness

I feel like i've been beat up or something...have achy soreness in shoulders down arms in knees and entire legs. Especially upper body but, hips and legs too. I recently stopped and restarted vioxx. I take videx ec, kaletra, and zerit for...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I do not know what your muscle aches are due to. You may just be coming down with a seasonal viral infection. If it persists, see your doctor. Good luck!... Read more »
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Sore Throat and Mouth Sores the Recur

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello would anybody have some insight for me, I had an exposure to HIV 9 months ago. Tested negative to HIV 1/2. The exposure came from a women from sex worker from korea, since then I just haven't felt right. Lots of strange symptoms. So I... Read more »

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Posted by gabe, 3 Replies
Hi all
I've been living with HIV for 13 years now and I'm not unhappy to have made it this far. My biggest personal issue at the moment is how I look thanks to lipo. I find myself seeing HIV whenever I look in the mirror. Its hard enough to feel good... Read more »

Sore throat and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey there, just have a quick question for the experts. Does a sore throat have any direct relation to HIV. I've had an ongoing sore throat that just won't go away. Along with that I have a swollen node right under my ear that's pretty painful. I've... Read more »

Mild sore throut for a while now ...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
II've been having a mild sore throat for a couple of months now (kinda feels like I've swollowed toothpaste by accident, you know what I mean?).

Anyway, the sore throat turned up pretty much at the same time that I started getting paranoid about HIV... Read more »