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How Do I Avoid Lipoatrophy

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JUST BEEN DIAGONOSED WHAT MEDS DO YOUR RECOMMEND TO AVOID LIPOATROPHY AND SIDE EFFECTS

Dear Dr. Henry, Hello to you and all the wonderful doctors and the great staff of the Body that is doing so much to help humanity to relieve pain and suffering. May God bless you all. This is a great site and I congratulate everyone who works on it....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I do not have a blanket recommendation for which HIV regimen to start with. That depends on individual factors (female/? wanting to have children, presence of hepatitis B, renal status, risk for heart disease, other medical conditions). I frequently... 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 »

should I switch to avoid lipoatrophy?

What do you think about switching off a medication that is working but is thought to cause... 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 »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Lipoatrophy, the Ongoing Problem

...injections every year for the rest of my life. It doesn't take long for me to realize that my options are few when it comes to lipoatrophy or facial fat loss, a severe side effect of HIV treatment and perhaps a direct effect of co-habitating with... 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 »
Project Inform

Facial and Limb Fat Loss: Lipoatrophy

...and particularly d4T and other similar drugs are more associated with fat loss (sometimes called facial and limb wasting or lipoatrophy). This article focuses on lipoatrophy, what is known and what can be done about it. What Causes Lipoatrophy?... Read more »
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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 »