Common Lipodystrophy Symptoms
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New York University, School of MedicineThere are other diseases of mitochondria, like Madelung's disease that can cause lipodystrophy-like symptoms. I have never heard of neuropathy of the fat-affected areas, but neuropathy is common. Ask your MD about other mitochondrial diseases,... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThank you for your interesting comments. I am not aware of any good data regarding bromocriptine and fat redistribution syndrome. Bromocriptine use has numerous potential side effects and it is metabolized in the liver so I would be concerned... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineLiposytrophy is not just related to HIV medications. It is associated with other factors such as age, race, degree of immune damage (higher rates if CD4 count goes lower), and other factors (including possibly genetic difference in individual... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe data is mixed on that but good groups have also reported little association between altered cortisol levels and the manifestations of lipidystrophy/HIV related metabolic disturbances. Another theory is that altered insulin function is a common... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesWhen someone is seroconvering , what are the typical symptoms? tiredness? vomiting? nausea? diarrhea? Do you feel like your body is going crazy on you? 1000 different pains here and there or ??????? Any input from the Pro's would be appreciated..... Read more »
Posted by scared77, 2 RepliesIs it common to experience ARS symptoms past 4 weeks?
let's say a 5weeks is it common to have dizziness, slight headaches, swollen glands as if you were ceroconverting? Read more »
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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