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facial solution and question about vitamins
Sep 12, 2001

First of all, I had implants (not injections) in my face. I look marvelous. My plastic surgeon went in through my mouth so there is no outside incision or scarring. After initial swelling went down (I told everyone I had oral surgery) people continue to complement on "how great I look"! I highly recommend this one time, $4,000 treatment.

Now a question, for my pitifully skinny arms, legs and butt would it help to take L-Carnitine and/or Coenzyme Q-10? I switched off of the Zerit but still have not gained back any subcutaneous fat (can't tell if loss of fat has slowed/stopped).

Thanks for any advice

Response from Dr. Dieterich

Thanks for sharing that with us. Here is one solution to this problem. L carnitine and Co Q certainly could not hurt. Often the subcutaneous fat loss does not go away. Some people try combinations of megace, testosterone and oxandrin, but I would try the carnitine fist. Good luck! DTD


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