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Jan 7, 2008

I have been on Zerit for a year and in the past 5 months have developed lipo in my face and lower body. I can also look 7 months pregent. The question I have is doing cardio going to worresen the fat lose in my face and the rest of my body?

Response from Dr. Henry

Exercise can often help with fat gain problems but unfortunately usually has little effect on fat loss. A switch off D4T (Zerit or stavudine) to an alternative drug like tenofovir or abacavir can often stabilize or sometimes reverse fat loss. KH

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