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MCT Oil

I am hiv+. I am having a weight loss problem. I am currently taking mct oil to help. It helped for awhile but now the weight lost has gotten worse. Is there anything else i can do? What information can you give me. I don't know what else to do. Thank...

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Omega 3 and Triglycerides

In order to lower triglycerides (450) which is the right amount to take in regard to Omega 3. Have seen one answer saying 1000 mg per day and another saying 2000 mg per day. How much is too much?

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lipodystrophy/liposuction

I have a diagnosis of lipodystrophy in the area of the neck, back and abdomen. I would like to have liposuction done. Where i can find a surgeon to perform this procedure and do you recommendend this for HIV patients.

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painful nodules

Are painful nodules on the lower part of the body (unable to sleep due to the pain) part of the wasting syndrome? Cocktail being used to treat hiv.

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Can you gain weight being HIV+

I use to be around 170lb with a 30-31 inche waist. I got the FLU in April - May of 2002. I missed the gym for nearly 2-3 months (normally workout 4-5 days a week). Between the time I got better and Oct of 2002, I had gained a good 30 lb, increasing ...

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HOw can I avoid lipodystrophy

I hope you will answer my question. I will like to know is there a way that I can avoid lipodystrophy. I know there is not alot of information but if you can help me in anything please help me. My t-cells are 409 and 9 thousand copies. No treatment y...

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How Can I Prevent Lipodystrophy, Lipoatrophy, & Wasting

Is there anything I can do now to prevent lipodystrophy, lipoatrophy, or wasting in the future. I was recently infected and was detected very, very early. I have been put on combination therapy for the past month. I have been concious of my diet and ...

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Protein deficiency and Antibody production

Hi, Is there any relationship between general protein intake of a person and time to produce antibodies ? I am Indian. I don't eat meat generally and protein intake is low compared to others. I read that antibodies are a type of protein. So, if a per...

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Fat loss and androgens

Hi there. I have been positive for four years, with an initial VL of 12,000. and a cd4 of 220 before starting treatment. I have been on meds for three yrs now and have an undetectable Vl and cd4 of aprox. 430. I have experienced fat loss in my face,...

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NEED MORE ADVICE

I;ve just visited my ID doc and had a very determined discussion regarding the extra stomach fat I've accumlated and the new growth of a hump on the back of my neck, but its not had tissue, its more like water or soft to the touch. anyway I've ask hi...