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changing body
Jun 20, 2012

I have four years taking ARVs and my body is now changing for example my thies are shrinking, belly tamy, broad sholders, thin legs, broad face. I am taking atripla i want to know if execerse can reduce this. NT

Response from Dr. Henry

Exercise and diet may help some. An assessment by your HIV provider regarding whether you have developed significant lipodystrophy or have another factors contributing (age, genetics, hormone problems) is recommended to determine an approach for management that will suit you. KH

Internal medicine
Rash caused by Atripla?

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