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Fat Transplant And Hiv

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facial wasting options - fat transplant or Sculptra

after taking videx, sustiva and ziagen for more that ten yrs I was finally switched to atripla this past June. Facial wasting is very noticable and I almost had a face lift for improvements but changed my mind. Now I've been asking what would be...
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 don't think that fat transplant for HIV lipoatrophy is generally a good thing because of the variability of results, high cost, and eventual loss Read more »

fat transplant

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


Im going to have some fat took from my stomach and injected into my face by a plastic surgeon does... 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 Care of Yourself Fat Read more »
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

...Effects of Antiretroviral Medications (ARVs)? Standard blood tests measure blood sugar (glucose) but not blood fats. People with HIV are testing their blood sugar and blood fat levels more frequently because antiretroviral medications seem to... 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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Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...Baby-boomers living with HIV We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the Read more »

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Fat loss in the cheeks but no HIV disease

Posted by Serge2008, 2 Replies my cheeks in a short period of time. I was worried about something serious and I had various blood test for cancer and HIV just to make sure. I also noticed at the same time that some fat deposits like bumps appeared on my back, very... Read more »

hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...50.Q-fever with associated hepatitis 61 51.Heat-treated specimens 51, 57, 24, 49, 48 52.Lipemic serum (blood with high levels of fat or lipids) 49 53.Haemolyzed serum (blood where haemoglobin is separated from red cells) 49 ... Read more »