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If you have HIV do you lose a lot of weight?

As HIV destroy the immune system, infections and other disease spread in the body, in some cases causing massive weight loss! Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Melvina Reply:

    When weight loss occurs in an HIV-positive person, you must take care to ensure it Wasting syndrome can result in significant loss of weight and muscle mass in a short between 17 and 20 calories per pound of body weight that you have. Detail:http://www.ehow.com/how_5591873_stop-weight-loss-hiv-positive.html

  2. Emilia Reply:

    Jan 22, 2009 Losing Weight When You Are HIV Positive meal that does not exceed your caloric needs, and you still need to exercise avoid junk food. If you

  3. Elsie Reply:

    One of the most prevalent myths about weight loss and dieting is that you have to starve in order to be successful. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says people who skip meals tend to be more overweight than people … More:http://www.ehow.com/how_2111225_eat-lot-lose-weight.html

  4. Carma Reply:

    You can lose a lot of weight fast by going on a low carb diet. You basically eat only meat, cheese, and eggs. Some green veggies are allowed. You need to keep your carb count down to 10-20 grams per day. More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/how_to_lose_a_lot_of_weight_fast

  5. Maximina Reply:

    The quickest and most effective way to lose weight is through diet and exercise. Cardiovascular activities are the best for burning calories and reducing body fat. More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Other/how_to_lose_a_lot_of_weight

  6. Sandy Reply:

    Does HIV or AIDs cause you lose a lot of weight?

  7. Effie Reply:

    Please dont worry as she poses virtually no risk! I am HIV+ and know a lot about this!1= say for example she cuts her finger on a knife once the virus is airborne it dies within 5Mins!2=As she is taking antivirals the risks are even lower3=HIV is very difficult to catch e!g if she cut herself and you helped patch her up as long as you have no open wounds or sores on your hand you wouldnt even need to wear gloves to treat her (i would personally recommend that you do though as you can never be to care full)If you want to research the subject visit www!nam!co!uk (national aids map) this will give you the low down in great detail! I hope this has reassured you!

  8. Audra Reply:

    Or you can get a tummy tuck, but only on your stomach area and only if your doctor says that he/she can. Prevention is Eat healthily as well, as losing weight, or gaining too much, can cause them. I have a lot of stretch marks due to weight gain. . How long can someone with HIV live when they're addicted to heroin?

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