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Facial Wasting Treatment

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Facial wasting before treatment

Hello Dr Pierone,I have been dignosed HIV positive just 3 week ago, I have been loosing weigh for a few months, that made me decide to have my blood tested for HIV. My CD4 count is 257 and VL 6700, I have been told I must start treatment. My concern...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Some people (with or without HIV) have a thin face that gets thinner with any stress or weight loss. There is really no way to predict if your facial appearance will improve or worsen now that you are on antiretroviral... Read more »

How best to prevent facial wasting after treatment interruption?

I have been on a drug "holiday" for the past 18 months, after 12 years of HIV therapy. I stopped... Read more »

How do I get my insurance to pay for my facial wasting treatment?

Hello Nelson-I hope this finds you well. I wanted to check in with you to see if you were aware if... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
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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facial wasting treatment- lipoatrophy

Posted by douglass
...I HAVE BEEN GETTING TREATMENT FOR FACIAL WASTING DOWN IN NORFOLK VA AT THE "SKIN A MEDICAL SPA"- RESULTS ARE AMAZING. MY SCULPTRA AND RADIANCE WERE OBTAINED THROUGH PATIENT ASSISTANCE 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 »

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 able Read more »