3 key symptoms

There are 3 key elements of HIV-associated wasting:

who may be affected

Who may be affected?

There isn’t just one type of person who experiences these symptoms of
HIV-associated wasting. The condition can affect a variety of people living
with HIV, including if you:

  • are newly diagnosed
  • are a long-term survivor
  • have your virus well-controlled on antiretroviral therapy (ART)
  • are on ART and are losing weight without trying
  • are on ART and have, or have had, an HIV/AIDS-related infection
  • are living with advanced HIV disease
  • are on ART, but your viral load has not gone down
  • have been prescribed ART, but are not taking it as directed

The people depicted on this website are not actual HIV-associated wasting patients or healthcare professionals.

Learn more about a specific treatment option for HIV-associated wasting.