Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Managing Side Effects of HIV TreatmentManaging Side Effects of HIV Treatment
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Nu Fill
Mar 9, 2006

I had been thinking about do the Nu fill treament for my sheets the Hiv medicine really did something on me.Is the Nu Fill the best choice or you can give another option that could work better and also what i should expect. Thanks Mauro

Response from Dr. Henry

It is not possible to give a blanket endorsement to any product used for treatment of fat loss in the setting treated HIV infection. Outcomes depend alot on the location and magnitude of the fat loss as well as the skill/experience of the surgeon and many individual factors. In the US Nu-fill (now called Sculptra) has had the most use in the US. It itilizes a biodegradable filler so it is still unclear how long the treatment lasts. Plastic surgery interventions are generally fairly expensive and good long term comparative data is lacking. Switching early off offending drugs is often a good idea to prevent more significant fat loss. KH



Previous
Translation to Spanish
Next
Kaletra & Invirase & Lipoatrophy

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement