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Hiv And Face Wasting

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Ask the Experts

face wasting without hiv meds.

Dr. Young,I am hoping you could perhaps give me an idea, i have recently started to experience significant lipoatrophy face loss from my face, especially at the top sides of my head under my hair. My cheeks do still look full, but it looks as if...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...is not unusual to actually gain weight. Lastly, take a look at family photos-- do your parents or grandparents have similar facial features? I've misdiagnosed lipodystrophy on a couple of occasions, when what we were really seeing was normal... Read more »

Wasting in face, what was your experience?

Dr. Bob,Listen. I really have wasting in the face, top temples. It noticable but only there left... Read more »

Facial Wasting

Could lipoatrophy be a result of using illegal drugs (crack cocaine, herion and not HIV? or does... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senegal Public Health Advocates Worry Country Backtracking in Progress Against HIV/AIDS, Might Waste International Aid

...Senegal, which is considered one of the African countries that has "most effectively" responded to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, is facing a "pivotal and worrying moment" as it attempts to provide education and treatment to its residents, the Financial... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Injections Improve Facial Wasting in HIV Patients

...Facial atrophy, which can give patients being treated with AIDS drugs a gaunt appearance, can be successfully treated with injections Read more »
The Body

Treating My Facial Wasting

...my face belies my good fortune. I've begun developing "the look" of a long-term survivor -- the telltale troughs in my face (facial lipoatrophy) that bear witness to my history of taking HIV medications. Fortunately, treatment for this... 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 Read more »
Connect With Others

Facial Wasting?

Posted by Anonymous
...Please help!! I have been told that there is a wasting condition assicated with HIV. In particular wasting of the face . Is it remotely possible that this wasting can start right away( within 3-4 months of infection) I am scared so far all my test Read more »

HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting) Individuals living with HIV and AIDS may not only have to deal with the threat of illness but the toll of illness. Read more »

A MAYO waste of money... *DELETED*

Posted by LQZ, 5 Replies
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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 Read more »