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Hiv Lipodystrophy

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HIV and Lipodystrophy

My daughter has been positive from birth, she is now 17 and actually off meds presently (almost 2 years). She was on zerit for about 5 years.She has a buffalo hump and the abdominal fat along with the thin arms, legs and face.None of her doctors...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...don't seem to impact metabolic/fat function are important for HIV-related health issues and likely general health as well(non-AIDS related). There is no easy treatment that can be routinely recommended for increased fat in the neck and abdominal... Read more »

alternative HIV lipodystrophy treatments

I read a lot about various treatments for HIV related lipodystrophy and lipoatrophy. Some of these... Read more »

Lipodystrophy from HIV meds

Dear doctors, Which HIV meds provedly causes lipodystrophy (weight loss, facial wasting, increasing... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Insulin Resistance in HIV Lipodystrophy Syndrome

...Sexually Transmitted Disease Cases Jumped 50 Percent From 1999 Russians Admit to 300,000 HIV Cases Insulin Resistance in HIV Lipodystrophy Syndrome Previous Updates Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV Lipodystrophy: Where Are We After Ten Years?

...in their faces after going off AZT or Zerit. It is also important to note that puzzling new data from a recent study by the AIDS Clinical Trials Group 2 showed that 20% of subcutaneous fat loss (loss in body fat closer to the skin's surface)... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... 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 »
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HIV Positive Volunteers with Lipodystrophy Needed

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV Positive Volunteers with Lipodystrophy Needed HIV positive subjects age 18-65 with changes in body fat distribution are needed Read more »

HIV Positive Volunteers with Lipodystrophy Needed

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV Positive Volunteers with Lipodystrophy Needed HIV positive subjects age 18-65 with changes in body fat distribution are needed Read more »

Question for the experts

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...likely to present itself and resolve within 12 hours, or would food poisoning most likely be the culprit. In addition, would HIV lipodistrophy present itself within 3 years of contracting HIV......as well as molluscum, floaters, and neuropathy? ... Read more »

Lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I have been diagnosed with lipodystrophy, I have lost a lot of mass on my legs and arms and my stomach is very large in comparison. This seemed to happen overnight. Read more »