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Recreational Drugs and Lipoatrophy
Dec 20, 1999

Is there a connection between all of the methapetamine drugs used recreationally and lipoatrophy? Seems like a dumb question, but I see HIV+ friends still partying away. And I can't help noticing that many HIV negative that use these drugs start to look just like the people with the veiny arms and legs.

Response from Dr. Fisher

I've not seen any studies making this connection. Maybe it should be studied. Alvan Fisher, M.D.

growing towards thin from fat

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