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Causes Of Lipohypertrophy

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lipoadystrophy

hello, my name is cb i have a question does truvada,norvir,pezistand issentress cause facial and body wasting. I have been these for 12 months and I already have the pot belly, in my cheeks i see a little bit of weight loss its minor right now. ...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The regimen you are on is more likely to cause lipohypertrophy (pot belly) rather than lipoatrophy. Truvada is the least likely of the nucleosides to produce fat loss, but it may occur. Isentress is fairly new, but the data so far suggest that it... Read more »

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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

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Quick Questions About Lipohypertrophy

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
I faithfully work out three days a week and run at least a couple of miles the other four days. However, I seem to be gaining an unusual amount of weight. :( A while back, someone used the term "lipohypertrophy" when discussing weight gain, so I... Read more »

Lipodystrophy and Lipohypertrophy

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http://www.thebody.com/lipo/overview.html Its not a difference of weight loss and weight gain. If you dont know the difference between "wasting" syndrone and lipoatrophy read this. If you think weight gain is a symptom of lipohypertrophy, then... Read more »

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