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frustrating that doctors have no idea why people have facial wasting and how to fix this!!!
Oct 30, 2003


Its so frustrating that facial wasting is the centerfold of the new aids look. We just cant seem to breakthrough and conquer this. Are any clinical trials underway to try agents to counter this? We are all ears.


Response from Mr. Vergel

Do not blame doctors. There are no FDA approved options and they did not have any training in school to deal with this side effect that is caused mostly by two drugs: Zerit and AZT.

The silicone company (Richard James), the Bio-Alcamid company (Polymekon USA) and the NewFill company (Dermik) are working on setting them up now, but it will take close to a year to start. Keep visiting or join my lipodystrophy list to keep yourself informed when they do start. To joing the list , send an email to


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