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How Do I Treat Facial Wasting

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need qualified plastic surgeon in Argentina for treating facial wasting

I have a moderate facial wasting. I feel my face is changing. This really depresses me a lot. I would like to know: where (I mean only in Paris, Mexico and US ? if not Is there a serious and qualified plastic surgeon in ARgentina who use PLA?)This...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
I do not know. But I will post this to see if we get any suggestions.AF Read more »

Facial Wasting clinics in Cancone?

am going to Cancone Mexico onthe 5th thru 7th in Oct 09 is there a clinic there for facial wasting... Read more »

is the use of steroids to treat wasting and weight loss really safe in the long run?

I am posting this question again since whent the first time I submitted it when I hit send my... Read more »
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Treating My Facial Wasting

...the telltale troughs in my face (facial lipoatrophy) that bear witness to my history of taking HIV medications. Fortunately, treatment for this condition is available, and my video blog takes you along as I meet the talented Dr. Gerald Pierone... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines Pricing History of Thalidomide, Cancer Drug Used Off-Label to Treat AIDS-Related Wasting

...Street Journal on Monday examined the pricing history of thalidomide, a medication whose "reincarnation as an AIDS and cancer treatment shows how the political environment and drug companies' perception of what the market will bear drive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Says Drug Used to Treat AIDS Wasting Not Essential for Treatment

...health care services for people with HIV/AIDS in the United States, last month said that the drug Serostim, which is used to treat AIDS-related wasting, is not essential for treatment and that patients use the drug primarily to improve their... Read more »
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Treating HIV-Associated Weight Loss and Wasting

...previously reported 30-week study. 20 tolerated oxymetholone for 12 months or longer, 9 for 15 months or longer. 20% of patients treated for longer than 12 months showed a pattern of mild-to-moderate hepatotoxicity characterized by elevations... Read more »
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facial wasting * any help/support appreciated

Posted by boston781, 3 Replies
I've been HIV+ since '91. I'm currently on fuzeon & other meds. I am so depressed over my sunken cheeks. I'm doing well healthwise being on this regimen. If anyone knows or has any suggestions on where to find help in the Boston area I'd... Read more »

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 »

New-Fill (Polylactic Acid)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know of any more physicians in the U.S. (especially west coast) who are treating facial wasting with New-Fill. I understand that the only one is currently in Miami, FLA area; and that the two doctors in Read more »

living with facial wasting

Posted by chrisFFF, 1 Reply
...Lipoatrophy is a pretty emotional issue to deal with, and I wanted to have a place for people to connect about it and find out how to treat it. I'm crossing my fingers that I'll find some sponsors who might be able to help make the treatments... Read more »