Can You Die From Lipodystrophy
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYour points are very well made and totally on target. The market share for the older drugs that were more linked to the problem has appropriately shrunk so motivation from the drug company perspective to work on the problem has diminished. We are... Read more »
University of California Berkeley & San FranciscoWhat you describe is certainly lipodystrophy. And you are not alone in feeling the way that you do. But I wouldn't give up!The answer to your first question is that no particular antiviral is likely to be free of this side-effect, I'm... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI cannot recommend one of the products you list over the other since data from well done long term comparative studies is lacking. often the decision comes down to cost, availability, and experience of the plastic surgeon. Your current regimen has... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Annie,I'm perhaps the most optimistic person on the planet, but I'm also a realist. The reality of HIV/AIDS is that it remains an incurable progressive terminal illness. Even with treatment AIDS patients continue to succumb. The... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesi have been on zerit, epivir and crix for more than one year.
i have lipodystrophy (no more buttocks, fat loss in face and a paunch). I have always been an avid exerciser -- my doc has told me to STOP exercising, that it worsens the situation.
i... Read more »
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