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pmma buttocks

Dear Dr Gerald Pierone, I hope u can help me out.The thing is, im thinking of gettings some pmma injections done, but i have heard a lot of storys ending bad with bad-permanent fillers and now i just dont know what to believe.. I do want to get some...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. PMMA is a permanent filler, so it does not get reabsorbed. My experience with PMMA injections for buttock lipoatrophy is limited, but I will share my observations. I have visited Dr. Casavantes in Mexico and seen his... Read more »

PMMA buttocks - Europe

Hi! Im 33 and on HAART for 10 years, I suffer from lypodistrophy in buttocks and legs...its painful... Read more »

Does PMMA Cause Severe Buttock Hardening?

My plastic surgeon, a prominent, respected, trustworthy doctor here in Los Angeles who is at the... Read more »
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Surviving HIV

Second Bioplasty Congress in Mexico: PMMA for Facial and Buttock Lipoatrophy

I attended the second International Congress on Bioplasty in Guadalajara last week. Here is the program in Spanish: www.bioplastia.org.mx/es/programa.php . Cosmetic and dermatology physicians from Mexico, Spain, Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia came... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Injection Serosorting Occurring Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users? Comparison by Injection Partner's HIV Status

"Research needs to build evidence for the roles that HIV status of injection partners may or may not play in injection risk behaviors of injection drug users (IDUs)," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Using baseline data from a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cessation of Injection Drug Use and Change in Injection Frequency: The Chicago Needle Exchange Evaluation Study

The researchers designed the current study to assess the effect of a needle exchange program (NEP) on the incidence of injection cessation and change in injection frequency by injection drug users (IDUs), to explore predictors for cessation and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Transition From Injection to Non-Injection Drug Use: Long-Term Outcomes Among Heroin and Cocaine Users in New York City

The authors sought to characterize New York City heroin and cocaine users who have switched from injection to non-injection drug administration and to identify factors associated with long-term non-injection. New admissions were recruited at drug... Read more »
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I was on the T-20 Phase 1 trial and now the exteneded phase 2 trial. Doing pretty good, but so much is unknown. Is anyone else on the trial and if so how's it going? Any nodules!!!


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GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »