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Hiv Fat Redistribution Syndrome

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Norvir side effects as booster

I am beginning my first regimin, Truvada, Reyataz, and Norvir. Of the three, Norvir has been shown to have consequences related to fat redistribution. I find a great deal regarding side effects of this drug but not much regarding side effects when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...resource center which can be easily accessed under "Quick Links" on The Body's homepage. The exact role of protease inhibitors in HIV fat redistribution syndrome is less clear, even thought the syndrome was first identified with this class of... Read more »

fluid in my breasts(hiv positive)

will hiv or the medication develop fluid in my breasts.if not what could be the problem please... Read more »

fat redistribution

I read your response to a question about changes in body shape from HIV meds. Other articles I've... Read more »
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The Body PRO

Growth Hormone (rhGH) and Fat Redistribution Syndrome

...but with even smaller numbers of patients. Growth hormone has shown beneficial effects in reducing the fat accumulation of HIV-associated fat redistribution syndrome, but its high cost and apparent necessity for long-term treatment will limit... 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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

...medicine called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). NNRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Efavirenz was approved by the FDA on September 17,... 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 belly fat, the synthetic human growth hormone releasing factor called tesamorelin may be approved by the FDA in the first half... Read more »
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2 years later

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...how bloated I am. Yet I can not wear my tennis bracelet any longer because it falls off my wrist. My arms and hands have no fat under them any longer and my legs and feet also look thin. I have been told that its menopause but my husband now... 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 »

Fat loss in the cheeks but no HIV disease

Posted by Serge2008, 2 Replies
...in 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 »

Off Zyprexa--Loosing Too Much Weight

Posted by AphasiaNista, 1 Reply
...that much in the first place. And now I'm down to 131lbs. I'm on Truvada and Kaletra, and Mepron for PCP. I have no body fat at all, and obviously my metabolism is very high. Any suggestions for me to gain weight? Read more »