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Face Lift And Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe Government Lifts Ban on Aid Groups; Organizations Still Face Difficulties Providing Assistance

Zimbabwe on Friday lifted an almost three-month ban on the work of aid groups in the country, which the government had imposed because it said some of the groups had supported the opposition to President Robert Mugabe, the New York Times reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Official: UN Chief Asks South Korea to Lift HIV Test Requirement for Foreign Teachers

During a visit to South Korea last week, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik to end HIV testing requirements for foreign teachers. In January, South Korea lifted travel bans for most non-nationals with HIV/AIDS. Ban,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Task Force Calls for Lifting of HIV/AIDS-Related Travel Restrictions

An international task force on HIV/AIDS-related travel restrictions chaired by UNAIDS and the Norwegian government is calling on nations worldwide to remove such bans, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to UNAIDS, about 74 countries have... Read more »
Ask the Experts

lipoatrophy and face lift remedy

dear drs, what is your consideration toward face lift or mid-face plastic surgery as a reconstructive measure for facial lipoatrophy? it seems that while slightly pulling the loose skin taught on my cheeks the sucken tiredness is certainly less...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. I think that a face-lift or mid-face reconstructive surgery is a good option when facial lipoatrophy is combined with the loose and sagging skin of aging. However, in most cases, a facial filler such as Sculptra or... Read more »

Wasting face lift too tight, what to do?

Due to facial wasting, a plastic surgean recommended a facelift. Not only this lift chabged completely my facial shape, it is still very tight and i cam feel the treads under my skin, even the knots, i can feel.I am missing facial movement...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. I am sorry to hear about your poor outcome after the face lift procedure. One option would be to have a revision procedure to loosen up the skin and soft tissues.Another option would be to try some different fillers to... Read more »

Face lift best?

I have only been on Atripla for five months and although it is suppost to be the least likely to cause or contribute to facial wasting I appear to be one of the unlucky ones. My eyes are sinking and my cheeks have no fat left on them. I now have two...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
One of the normal changes of aging is loss of lean body mass and increase in fat. Another normal change is increase of weight in general. For confirmation, just go into an open locker room and observe how the body habitus changes with the... Read more »

ExercisingWeight Lifting and HIV

Is exercising and or weight lifting ok for an Hiv + individual who is relatively healthy. If so what would you recommend on starting out. I have the means to start a workout program at a local gym. The only problem is I have mild fatigue and...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Dear San Antonio,I am definitely pro-excercise. For people with HIV it is not only OK but highly recommended. At the risk of sounding like a zealot, here are some of the benefits: it can improve depression, decrease fatigue, it prevents heart... Read more »
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As some may know my doctor has told me to forget this issu of the HIV virus, I dont have had any symptom, I was just worried then , he evaluates my 6.5 week ELISA 3rd generation test and tell me that as he said I must not be worried about that, he... Read more »