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Fat Transfer And Hiv

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Ask the Experts

What about fat transfer for facial wasting?

Hey Doc,Do you think "fat transfer" would be a better solution to these foreign substances people are using as fillers. Infections don't seem to be as large a problem, especially the long term infections. the overall cost factor is much better(one...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...I think that as the technology improves, fat transfer results will get better and this treatment will become more popular. The current limitation mainly has to do with inconsistent Read more »

Body Fat Transfer or facial fillers?

I am seriouly thinking about having facial implants but is undecided in what really works for a... Read more »

fat transplant

Hi. In your response of Dec. 30 you advise against fat transplant. However, in a number of news... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

... Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping Read more »
The Well Project

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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

... Side Effects of Antiretroviral Medications? Blood Sugar Blood Fats See Fact Sheet 121 for information on the Complete Blood Count and Fact Sheet 122 for tests included in the Chemistry Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Arms and legs (fat loss may cause bulging veins in the arms and legs) Buttocks Face (sunken cheeks) Fat build up may happen in the: Stomach Breasts Back of the neck ("buffalo hump") Round lumps of fat... Read more »
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My HIV MD pisses me off!

Posted by jmiami, 7 Replies
...First off, I am not a skinny, athletic guy or wasted looking guy (even though I do have an AIDS diagnosis). I have always been chubby all my life. My MD is one of those super skinny, super healthy eating, sports nut and he looked at me in disgust... Read more »

Heterosexual Female L/T Survivor

Posted by dmc1929, 1 Reply
...people. My girlfriend came out as HIV positive and that was a pretty good time for her. We found a plastic surgeon who was doing fat transfers and he did a rather extensive round of surgeries to correct the lipoatrpohy and lipodystrophy issues,... Read more »

Buffalo Hump Just Starting

Posted by mike55, 6 Replies
...Hi, I have been successly treated with Trizivir for four years (since becoming HIV+). All was well until a few weeks ago I noticed the dreaded hump starting to appear behind my neck. I would like to hear experiences Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »