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Can Facial Wasting Kill You

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AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

... What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary loss of more than 10% of body weight, plus more than 30 days of either diarrhea, or weakness
Ask the Experts

facial wasting, body wasting

hi,i am a healhty 18year survior of hiv. my most recent cocktail is: Truvada 1aday,Viramue 200mg 2dly,testosterone Cyp inj., 2ml once a week along w/ oxandrolone 10mg tabs twice a day.. I am 5'8"and my weight is 137llbs. my normal healthy feeling...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Deca Durabolin is still available and cheaper than before.200 mg a week , a conservative dose used in combination with a daily testosterone gel, costs around $12, for a total monthly cost of $48.Your doctor has to call in a prescription at... Read more »

More temple wasting

Dr. Gerald,I am a female who has always been physically active. I had one exposure with a man who was poz and thus converted. Now only a year and a half down the line I have noticed substantial temple wasting. I always run about 4 miles a day. ...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Your problem with temple wasting is not the HIV-medication-related lipoatrophy that we are seeing (mostly with d4T = stavudine = Zerit). Before we had antiretroviral Read more »

wasting hypothesis

What if wasting is caused by HIV actually infecting the muscle cells the way it infects the cd4 cells, and then killing them off?It would make sense, because the same way subsets if cd4s are killed off and thought to never return regardless of...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Wasting is multi factorial and not only linked to viral replication and infection. People start eating less, they have diarrhea and Read more »

wasting from TNF

Nelson!is there such a thing as TNF inhibitors?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...necrosis factor) inhibitors and lipodystrophy. High TNF levels have been implicated in fat cell death in lipoatrophy and with wasting syndrome. TNF is a cytokine,(protein) produced by the immune system to kill tumor cells, but when it is produced... Read more »
Articles
Mark King

A Facial Wasting Update

... Hello my friends, There was a lot of interest in my earlier video blog " Treating My Facial Wasting ," so I wanted to give you an update by taking you along on my third visit to Dr. Gerald Pierone . The earlier blog covered Read more »
The Body

Treating My Facial Wasting

...meantime, my friends, please be well. Mark To contact Mark, click here . Episode Seven: Treating My Facial Wasting var first = new... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

France: Trends in Fat Wasting

...pill called Kivexa) tenofovir + FTC (coformulated into one pill called Truvada) These nukes have not been linked to fat wasting. Still, long-term monitoring of HIV-positive people taking these and other medicines is important in case new... Read more »
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FAQs About Facial Wasting From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...| Personal Stories Basics and Prevention When I seroconverted, I lost some weight and experienced visible facial wasting. Is this normal? What can I do to get back to my normal appearance? I've noticed that my eyes are beginning to... Read more »
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Treatment facial wasting - CMS

Posted by dickspoz
...CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were heavy in favor of providing reimbursement, however, I have not been Read more »

Treatment for facial wasting CMS

Posted by dickspoz
...CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were heavy in favor of providing reimbursement, however, I have not been able Read more »

Treatment for facial wasting CMS

Posted by dickspoz
...CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were heavy in favor of providing reimbursement, however, I have not been able Read more »