|Lipodissolve and HIV
Aug 15, 2007
I want to lose my love handles. I tried exercise but it seems to not work. I don't know if the Atripla medication is causing this. Nonetheless, I would like to use this non surgical procedure called Lipodissolve. It claims to be safe as long as you are not diabetic or HIV+. Why can't I use this non surgical procedure when it states that it is safe for any other person? Really confused. Mr. Spare Tire
| Response from Dr. Henry
Much of the abdominal fat gain seen in some HIV+ patients on treatment involves internal (visceral) fat and not subcutaneous fat. It is my understanding that Lipodissolve is used for subcutansous fat and would not be used for intra-abdominal fat. I have seen no safety or long term efficacy data for using Lipodissolve for HIV+ persons with fat increases. If any reader is aware of a good reference on the subject please post. KH
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