Hiv And Belly Fat

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liposuction treatment of Belly Fat

Is it safe to undergo liposuction for an HIV+ person like me? I have accumulated fat around my belly abdominal area, and have tried increasing my exercise regimen as well as dieting to no avail. Thanks a lot, great website.
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...associated with an undue risk of complications or infection from an operative procedure. It is important to distinguish between bellyfat that is superficial (surface) versus visceral fat that is beneath the abdominal wall admixed with the... Read more »

Belly Fat

Hi, I am a 51 year old man living with HIV. I am grateful to be alive. However, the effects of the... Read more »

Belly Fat

I have been on Truvada, Norvir, Reyataz for about 1 year now, once a day.(1st regimen), I notice my... Read more »
Articles
The Body

A Closer Look at Egrifta, a Newly Approved Treatment for HIV-Associated Belly Fat Gain (Lipohypertrophy)

... For years now, it has been clear that HIV-positive people are especially prone to developing unusual increases of fat in specific parts of their bodies. What has been less clear is exactly what a person with this type of fat gain, known as... Read more »
Project Inform

Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...Effects Study Results Project Inform's Perspective Introduction Studied as a way to reduce excess deep bellyfat, the synthetic human growth hormone releasing factor called tesamorelin may be approved by the FDA in the first half... 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 »
ACRIA and GMHC

The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV

... Some people with HIV complain of weight and bellyfat gain after they start HIV treatment. But researchers have not been able to determine what causes the problem. Some studies actually Read more »