Living with Lipo
Aug 11, 2005
More a comment than a question, after reading your article on Lipo, The Eye of the Beholder. The writer notes (about a client with lipo) "I tell him that he's making his doctors nervous; doctors feel guilty and stressed about causing people disfiguring side effects if they can avoid it." If they can avoid it?? The suggestion in that particular paragraph was that the client could alter his disfiguring and upsetting lipo simply by changing his meds. NEWSFLASH: it's not that simple. Eight years ago, when lipo first hit me after 2 years of meds, I was immeadiately taken off the offending drug-d4t. Today my lipo is unchanged, possibly worse, even though I'm on a supposedly non-lipo-inducing regimen(Abacavir, 3tc, Nevirapine). I think its a bit rich to a) suggest that simply by changing regimens the problem will disappear, and b) imply we are thereby guilty of causing our doctors distress over the issue. A serious study into the longterm mental/social effects of living with lipo is long overdue. The article itself is a good start though.
Response from Dr. Henry
Your feedback is appreciated and point well made. KH
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