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How can I gain weight while on ARVs?

How can i gain weight i started arv streatment during pregnancy which is last year my cd4 is 1009 after delivery i continued with the treatment

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Can my lipoatrophy be reversed?

Hi doc...I've been in a treatment for 10 years ,I was using 3tc ,d4t and AZT ...and now Ive noticed that they are lot of changes on body ..I now don't have hips ..I have skinny legs but now they changed me to odimune will my body change to normal I'v...

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Body wasting away

Hi how are you? I am an hiv positive 28 year old.male. I train regularly at a local gym that is 3 -5 days a week depending on how I'll be feeling. Before I started taking hiv medication I had muscle.mass and I weighed between 110kgs and 107 kgs . Rec...

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Weight loss and growing breast

Hi Dr I've been taking alluvia,zivodine and lamavidine for 1 and half year, everything was ohk at first later last year I've notice that I'm losing weight and I'm breast r getting bigger than before Please advice me Dr I'm scared

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I want to stop taking the fdc cause it disturbs my brain n my dreams I only started taking this pill on 28 of October 2016 and so far I lost weight because of this pill I was fine before taking this pill but now I am so deformed no hips no ass.

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Weight Loss

Hi Dr. Henry, I'm sure you get tons of emails on a daily basis but I do like how you respond to us. Thank You for treating us like we are people!!! It is greatly appreciated... Now that I've said that, I have been having complications with my HIV med...

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Nelson Vergel Interviews Two Leading Facial Lipoatrophy Experts

Watch these videos as Nelson interviews two leading experts on facial lipoatrophy reconstructive procedures to update us on the latest advances in that field.

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Egrifta and Serostim

Nelson, We met several times when I lived in Houston. I live in ATL now. I have been HIV+ since 1985 and 52yo currently and never any problems except for Zerit side effects until now. Have been on Atripla for maybe 10 yrs. Last few months I was diagn...

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My viraday and belly fat

Dear Nelson: Thank you for taking the time and reading my post. I hope you can help me out. I was diagnosed positive in March and was placed on viraday. My last lab results were as follows: vl dropped to 97 and cd4 increased to 624\. This is beginnin...

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Viraday and Belly fat

Dear Dr., Thank you for taking the time and reading my post. I hope you can help me out. I was diagnosed positive in March and was placed on viraday. My last lab results were as follows: vl dropped to 97 and cd4 increased to 624\. This is beginning a...