Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

How Can I Prevent Lipoatrophy

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Changing meds to prevent lipoatrophy?

Hi,I was diagnosed at the time of seroconversion (primo-infection) in January 2002, and was put since then on Combivir and Stocrin with good results (CD 4's around 700 and undetectable VL). No visible fat changes, except a little growing of the...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...You are right to say that the zidovudine component of Combivir may be associated with lipoatrophy in the long-term, although the risk is nowhere near as great as it would be with stavudine.With an undetectable viral load, you Read more »

Can Lipoatrophy be prevented?

Hello Doctors:I was officially diagnosed with HIV In July 2007. I believe that I was infected... Read more »

How Can I Prevent Lipodystrophy, Lipoatrophy, & Wasting

Is there anything I can do now to prevent lipodystrophy, lipoatrophy, or wasting in the future. I... Read more »
Articles
Project Inform

Can Glitazones Reverse Lipoatrophy?

...study found that an anti-diabetes drug, called rosiglitazone (Avandia), is able to reverse the loss of fat under the skin ( lipoatrophy ) that some people with HIV experience. While these results are encouraging, they are just the latest in a... Read more »
Ministerio de Sanidad Y Consumo

Soria Announces the Addition of Lipoatrophy Repairing Treatment to the Common Services Portfolio of the National Health System

...France. August 4, 2008 -- Currently, different surgical techniques have proven to be effective in the treatment of facial lipoatrophy (the loss of facial fat), one of the metabolic side effects that increases the sense of stigma among... Read more »
The Body

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Lipoatrophy (Fat Loss) With Dr. Joel Gallant

... Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on lipoatrophy (fat loss), which took place on Nov. 1, 2005, at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, moderated Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Lipoatrophy and Antiretroviral Drug Changes

...Lipoatrophy is abnormal fat loss, often seen especially in the face, arms, and legs. Sometimes fat inside the abdomen (a different kind of Read more »
Connect With Others

Lipoatrophy but good labs--I really need some help

Posted by StandinOnFaith, 4 Replies
...torso and belly bigger. Of course, at the time I was still in denial about my HIV symptoms, so I never saw a doctor. Today, my lipoatrophy symptoms have gotten worse and more frequent. It's not very noticeable to others, except when family... Read more »

Lipoatrophy correction

Posted by ConFe, 1 Reply
...I've been told about BioAlcamid to correct lipoatrophy, Does anybody have comments about this product. Also I'd like to know the Doctor's name who is in Tijuana Mexico? a friend of Read more »

Lipoatrophy Center

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...here it is. It's something new at the BODY and includes personal interviews. Mostly has to do with reversing the effects of Lipoatrophy with cosmetic surgery I believe: http://www.thebody.com/lipo/index.html Anyone ever had any... Read more »

lipoatrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
could anyone please tell me how they are dealing with lipo being a woman. I have lost fat in face, leg, butt, arms. I look like a preg. toothpick....my stomach is so big. I have been off HIV medication going on two years now and I am scared to go... Read more »