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My face is changing

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 28 February 2014

Doctor Louise answers readers questions. This time she talks about facial wasting, lypodystrophy and lypoatrophy. read more »

Getting off is getting me down

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 29 November 2013

Doctor Louise answers readers questions. This time she talks about sexual arousal and libido. read more »

Should I have a hep B vaccine?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 29 August 2013

Doctor Louise answers readers questions. This time she talks about Hepatitis B and vaccination. read more »

A sore throat or something else?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 30 May 2013

Doctor Louise answers readers questions. This time she talks about sore throats and possible STIs[Sexually Transmissible (or Transmitted) Infection] Infections spread by the transfer of organisms from person to person during sexual contact. Also called venereal disease (VD) (an older public health term) or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). read more »

Fit to travel

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 7 March 2013

Doctor Louise answers readers questions. This time she talks about staying well while travelling overseas. read more »

What's your problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 7 December 2012

Doctor Louise answers readers questions. This time she talks about caring for your kidneys and dealing with mouth ulcers. read more »

What's your problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 31 August 2012

Doctor Louise answers readers questions. Here she talks about testing for gonorrhoea and treating herpes. read more »

What's your problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 2 March 2012

Dr Louise answers readres questions. In this issue she answers a question about health checks for the over 50s. read more »

What's your problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 25 November 2011

Doctor Louise answers readers questions. In this issue she discusses the possible cause of rectal bleeding. read more »

What's Your Problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 2 September 2011

Doctor Louise answers readers' questions. In this issue she discusses treatment of syphilis. read more »

What’s your Problem

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 27 May 2011

Doctor Louise answers readers' questions. In this issue she discusses positive male fertility and lack of libido. read more »

What's Your Problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 25 February 2011

Doctor Louise answers readers' questions. In this issue she discusses Hepatitis C infection and unprotected sex. read more »

What's Your Problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 2 December 2010

Doctor Louise answers readers' questions. In this issue she gives advice about difficulties we find in making changes to improve our health. read more »

What's Your Problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 2 September 2010

Doctor Louise answers readers' questions. In this issue she discusses genital warts and sleep problems. read more »

What's Your Problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 11 June 2010

Doctor Louise answers readers' questions. In this issue she discusses blood tests and gastric reflux. read more »

What's your problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 4 March 2010

Doctor Louise answers readers' questions. In this issue she discusses the value of seeing an HIV GP. read more »

What's your problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 4 December 2009

Doctor Louise Owen answers readers questions. This month: the uses of blood samples from trials, and the possibility of 'over-treatment'. read more »

What's your problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 20 August 2009

Doctor Louise Owen answers readers questions. This month: the doctor -patient relationship, and what STI is that? read more »

What's Your Problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 5 June 2009

Doctor Louise Owen answers readers’ questions. This month: starting antiretroviralA medication or other substance which is active against retroviruses such as HIV. treatment and lipodystrophy. read more »

What’s your problem?

Positive Living article • Dr Louise Owen • 13 March 2009

Doctor Louise Owen answers readers’ questions. This month: preventing resistanceHIV which has mutated and is less susceptible to the effects of one or more anti-HIV drugs is said to be resistantHIV which has mutated and is less susceptible to the effects of one or more anti-HIV drugs is said to be resistant.. and hepatitis vaccinations. read more »

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