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Can A Chemical Peel Treat Lipodystrophy

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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also
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Lipodystrophy (LIPODYSTROPHY)

I'm trying to find CURRENT information about lipo treatment options, but everything I find, including on this site, is over 2 years old. Can you point me to anything newer. I've been advanced/full-blown (technically) for 15 years, and for the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...source for current information about lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy and lipohypertrophy) should be your HIV specialist physician. Treatment options depend on your specific case. There is current information on treatment options on this site and... Read more »

lipodystrophy

concerning lipodystrophy.how normal is this sideeffect with kaletra and reyataz?is there any tratment against lipodystrophy?if you exercise 2-3 a week with weighttraining can you then be guaranteed not to get lipodystrophy?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...patient that are similar to the general population (high overall in US) so the root causes of weight gain in the setting of treated HIV infection can be tough to sort out. Exercise and diet are often very helpful at preventing excessive weight... Read more »

Lipodystrophy Forum?

Didn't know where to post this, but I was wondering why the lipodystrophy forum is inactive. Where does one post questions about lipodystrophy?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The side effects of HIV treatment forum here often answers questions about lipodystrophy. I can't comment on the lipodystrophy forum. KH Read more »

METFOMIN FOR LIPODYSTROPHY

I WAS TOLD THAT LIPODYSTROPHY CAN BE REDUCED BY TAKING METFOMIN 500 MG BID OR TIDCOULD YOU ADVISE WHETHER THIS IS HELPFULIF YES, WILL THERE BE ANY DRUG INTERACTION ON 3TC, D4T, AND VIRACEPT AND ANY SIDE EFFECTS?THANK YOU FOR YOUR ASSISTANCEWITH...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...metformin or troglitazone (and other related drugs) has been and is being investigated. These drugs are certainly helpful in treating the diabetes associated with HIV...but I'm not aware of evidence that they help the other manifestations of... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

... Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

... What Is Lipodystrophy? Is Lipo Dangerous? What Causes Lipo? Can Lipo Be Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, or "lipo" for short, is a collection of body shape changes Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...(glucose) in the blood HIV+ people with lipodystrophy can have both body shape changes andmetabolic problems. Some treatments can help with certain lipodystrophychanges, but nothing has been proven to get rid of all them. This... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Metabolic Problems Treatments Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping Read more »
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Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
...Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »

LIPODYSTROPHIE

Posted by easteurope, 1 Reply
LIPO - is this our future ? http://www.lipodistrofia.info/player.php Read more »

Lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I have been diagnosed with lipodystrophy, I have lost a lot of mass on my legs and arms and my stomach is very large in comparison. This seemed to happen overnight. Read more »

Lyposuction and Lipodystrophy

Posted by HHHEY
...Does anyone have any information as to the pro's and con's of having lyposuction when you are dealing with onset Lipodystrophy. Side effects, long term concerns, etc? Read more »