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How Can Wasting Be Avoided

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Proactive approach to avoid facial and body wasting

Doc.Is there any pro-action for avoiding losing body weight or facial wasting?I think that if we can make anything in advance to avoid it it is better to medicated afterwards.Thanks.
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello, and thanks for posting. The best way to prevent fat and facial wasting is to avoid antiretroviral medications that cause this problem. The main culprits are the nucleoside analogues d4T (Zerit), AZT Read more »

What is the best regimen for me to avoid lipoatrophy and facial wasting?

Hi Dr Pierone,I was diagnosed with HIV in mid-2007 only a few weeks after seroconversion and opted... Read more »

Facial Wasting

I have written before trying to find treatment for facial wasting in Ocala, FL. I have severe... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

... What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

France: Trends in Fat Wasting

...pill called Kivexa) tenofovir + FTC (coformulated into one pill called Truvada) These nukes have not been linked to fat wasting. Still, long-term monitoring of HIV-positive people taking these and other medicines is important in case new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Needle Disposal Needed -- Thorny Waste Issue Growing

...2008, California made it illegal to dispose of used needles in the trash, becoming one of 11 states with such laws to protect waste haulers, sorters, and the environment. However, collection and proper disposal of sharps remains patchy. Needle... 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 covered Read more »
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Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. I'm Read more »

question on wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...does anyone know about wasting? I am still waiting to test, no appetite, and I have lost almost 10% of my bodyweight my pants are loose and people at work are Read more »

Wasting

Posted by Anonymous
...question is for anyone. I am wondering if there has been a study of people who have taken meds for over 10 years who experience wasting compared to those who have been on meds for less than 10 years. Please let me know if there has been one done... Read more »