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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fats also stores energy. There are different types of fat found in the body. Visceral fat...
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Can Metacrill be used in United States?

I heard about Metacrill, which is a permanent filler. I heard that I can buy 10 syringes for $500 through Dr. Samy Passy. He sent me an email explaining that I could make a wire transfer to a bank in Madrid in his name and he will send me the...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Metacrill is a PMMA product from Brazil. The quality of Metacrill is not good in that the particle sizes have tremendous variation. The issue with lack of uniformity of particle size is that this may increase the risk... Read more »

Can Artefill be mixed (injected over) newplastic / metacrill PMMA?

Hi,Can artefill (here in USA) be mixed with newplastic, metacrill or precise PMMA (the pmma offered by Clinica estetica or dr. casavantes in brazil/tijuana) ? Meaning can the artefill filler be injected into a nose or buttocks that already has...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Yes, Artefill is ok to use layered over other PMMA products. The one caveat is that skin testing to rule out allergy to bovine allergy is necessary before Artefill can be used. Good luck! Read more »

I'd Like To Know The Facts

Hi there Dr. Frascino, I have a question for you.I am 21 and have only had unprotected sex with one partner, my current boyfriend/fiance and we have been together for over a year. We however just learned that we are HIV+. Clearly the situation has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll respond only briefly, as I've addressed this topic numerous times over the years and you can review those extended comments in the archives of this forum.The facts simply stated are:Superinfection can occur. Exactly how often it occurs is... Read more »

Getting the facts

Had blood work done HCV QuantaSure OPlus 377,800 HCV log10 5.577 HCV Ab W/Rflx to RIBA >11.0. How advances is my HEP C at this point? I am 36 and considering Interferon.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
These tests only tell you that you are chronically infected with HCV. They do not tell you how advanced the infection is. You should discuss these results with a liver specialist. Read more »
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Amprenavir (Agenerase)

What Is Amprenavir? Amprenavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Agenerase ® . It was manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. Manufacture of amprenavir was discontinued in October 2007. It is being replaced... Read more »
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Protease Inhibitors in Development

Protease Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors in Development PIs No Longer in Development NOTE: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors... Read more »
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Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors in Development

Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors NNRTIs in Development NNRTIs No Longer in Development Note: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase... Read more »
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Women and HIV

How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage... Read more »
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Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

I'm trying not to scare anyone, but facts are fact

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
In fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »

HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the chances of catching hiv when: You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of seconds (about 2 inches)? Read more »

Facts II. WIndow Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Without having to travel so far away, you can find posts of Dr. Santana (The Body Spanish section) where he refers to the window period in a very similar way to what I said before, In one of his posts he says: test at 3 months, at 6 months, at 9... Read more »