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Body To Body Massage Hiv
Can you get HIV from full body ,face and head massage ? From cuts on hands and body if masseuse
is HIV positive?
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Does the human body use fat to be energetic and heal the immune system, heal cancers and viruses, and make body functions more efficient?
It's source of Ener: Fat just like other 2 main nutrients of our diet(Carbohydrates and Proteins) is a source of energy to run the body machine. It does not have any specific or selective role for the other functions(immunity, healing of cancer etc) that you have listed. In this reference we can be healthy/ normal with small amounts of Fat intake unless you do physical labor requiring extra energy. ...Read more
Can we use vibration massage machine for face, arms and body slimmer massage machine ,this is good for our skin and our body we can use this machine?
Can't building up your immunity with supplements help your body to fight Ebola even when exposed to it?
Yes: If viral antigens or epitopes are expressed on the surface of the infected cell, then yes. They may "fix complement" leading to lysis. ...Read more
No any TB medicine suits to body and results in body rashes or itching.. Increasing blood urea and rapidly weight loss going on..Wat to do..?
Serious issue: This is a serious enough matter for you and your community that i think you should be admitted to a hospital and treated and followed closely by experts in this matter. ...Read more
No magic food: There's no magic food, pill or herbal product. Get enough sleep and don't overdo mind-altering substances or use tobacco. The one intervention that repeatedly is shown in controlled studies to enhance people's responses to antigen challenges is re-committing to aerobic fitness. You'll be glad. Best wishes. ...Read more
No: Shingles is confined to the nerve distribution of whatever nerve is infected (we call these 'dermatomes'). So the rash will spread out as a band only on one side (L or R) of the body. It may take a couple days to fully spread out and become red, blistery & painful. Hopefully seeing a doc before that happens could limit or prevent that. I've shut down 2 cases where the pt came in just before rash. ...Read more
Fever: Treatment of a fever includes fever reducer medication such as acetominophen (tylenol) or ibuprofen (motrin, advil). Removal of excess clothing, blankets and cooling the skin with cool water or cool mist, and fanning is also effective. Cool compresses or ice packs are helpful as well, along as staying well hydrated with cold liquids. ...Read more
If you eat poorly: Body needs fuel to run the body machine 24 hours a day. This comes from foods you eat. But if you do not eat adequately like upto about 1500-1800 calories per day, the body will get its energy from normal tissues of the body like stored fats or from the proteins in the muscles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on normality: Normal people are not the same color all over. That means everybody has lighter and darker parts. If a person is darkening normally, that is ok... but if due to sun exposure, sunscreen (and clothing and shade) does help. If the neck and armpits are darkening, one's primary care Dr. can check to see if it is normal. If nipples and genitals are darkening, that is usually fine, but the Dr. can check. ...Read more
Revival: Possibly a moisturizing cream?Get a more detailed answer ›
How long does it take your body to break down your body fat from anorexic behaviors? Ex. Eating 50% recommended calories, 15% body fat, male, 180 lb
Planning a diet?: You're actually describing a rigorous weight-loss diet such as athletes undertake to make weight or fitness guys to "get ripped"; it would be an anorexic behavior if it became an obsession or you were likely to hurt yourself. You're at your physical prime and if you can adopt a fitness-focused lifestyle instead of episodic diet, it's be great. Your physician can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more