How Common Is Lipodystrophy
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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastThe risk of lipoatrophy on Atripla would be in the 10 percent range after 3 years of exposure. This estimate is an extrapolation from the ACTG 5142 trial where body fat measures were tracked in response to different starting regimens. The risk would... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaFirst, I am very pleased that your numbers are what they are...it sounds as if you do not need treatment at this time...The area you describe in the front of the neck is not a common spot for lipodystrophy, especially without any other changes... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe link between lipodystrophy and hypertension is far from established despite some intriguing pilot studies such at the article by Fred Sattler that you quoted. Larger trials have failed to link HIV treatment with hypertension (indinavir most... Read more »
University of California Berkeley & San FranciscoI'm not sure what was said before about anabolics and lipodystrophy. Here's what I'd say.Lipodystrophy refers to loss of fat from the extremities. There is no known treatment of any type that is effective against this complication.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesi have been on zerit, epivir and crix for more than one year.
i have lipodystrophy (no more buttocks, fat loss in face and a paunch). I have always been an avid exerciser -- my doc has told me to STOP exercising, that it worsens the situation.
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Posted by capri75Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIs it possible to experience lipodystrophy and neuropathy within 2-3 months of HIV exposure, or are these conditions generally symptomatic of long-term HIV status? I have noticed significant swelling under my arm/ beside my right breast. I'm not... Read more »
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