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I Have Facial Wasting Does That Mean I Have Aids

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face wasting without hiv meds.

Dr. Young,I am hoping you could perhaps give me an idea, i have recently started to experience significant lipoatrophy face loss from my face, especially at the top sides of my head under my hair. My cheeks do still look full, but it looks as if...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Dear Lost-sorry to hear about your situation.You do point out a common misconception-- namely that HIV medications alone cause lipodystrophy. Recent studies make it painfully clear that other factors, like age, race, gender and Read more »

AIDS Wasting in the Facial Area

I have been successful at maintaining great body mass in all areas except for my buttocks and face.... Read more »

AIDS wasting vs lipodystrophy

What is the difference between AIDS wasting and lipodystrophy? How can you tell the difference... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senegal Public Health Advocates Worry Country Backtracking in Progress Against HIV/AIDS, Might Waste International Aid

...Senegal, which is considered one of the African countries that has "most effectively" responded to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, is facing a "pivotal and worrying moment" as it attempts to provide education and treatment to its residents, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog: AIDS Dollars Wasted on Overhead

...Washington or have been wasted on unnecessary overhead around the world," according to a Huffington Post blog . Pointing to the HIV/AIDS Save Lives First Act of 2010 , recently introduced in the Senate, the authors of the post write: "A... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Audit Alleges Waste in Local AIDS Funding

...Philadelphia Health Department accrued more than $700,000 in waste, abuse and fraudulent spending in its stewardship of state HIV/AIDS money. The audit of 11 of 60 state-paid contractors doing this work found fault only with PHD, which receives... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Injections Improve Facial Wasting in HIV Patients

...said Serra. "It is corrective surgery," that should be available to all patients who develop facial wasting as a result of anti-HIV therapy. A full-face treatment, which requires two sessions, costs about $500, he added. Serra is currently... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting) Individuals living with HIV and AIDS may not only have to deal with the threat of illness Read more »

aids and wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...to gain weight after losing so much. Hy husband suddenly crossed into AIDS [after 10 years no symtoms, no meds} he has begun hiv treatment, combivir, sustiva, bactrim, zithromax, and is doing much better, recovered from esphagul thrush, however,... Read more »

facial wasting treatment- lipoatrophy

Posted by douglass
...THE TOTAL COST FOR THE INJECTIONS IS AROUND $2000. THANKS TO THIS WEBSITE I DID RESEARCH AND REALIZED THERE WAS HELP FOR MY "AIDS FACE". Read more »