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How Do You Get Rid Of Lipodystrophy

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HOW TO GET RID OF lipodystrophy SAFELY?

I have been HIV+ since 1989 and I have gone through most treatments available..the latest one is Agenerase,Zerit,Videx,Hydrea,Abacavir....but I suffer from quite important lipodystrophy buffalo hump,real breasts are starting to show up and my whole...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your questions are very good and very serious. I need to know some more about your situation. I would like to know what your high and low CD4 counts and RNA levels are and what your current counts are. Also, do you know what your testosterone... Read more »

Eating Disordered getting lipodystrophy

I am a 30 year old female. I was diagnosed a year ago with VL 160,000 CD4 24, now I'm at VL... Read more »

more lipodystrophy

I recently moved and had to find a new doc. He's great and very knowledgeable and kind. He... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy Conference Update

The 10th International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV took place in London from November 6-8, 2008. This annual conference is a much smaller, more intimate gathering where several hundred researchers and clinicians come... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Metabolic Problems Treatments Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous
Lipodystrophy is a visible change in your body shape and changes in your metabolism when taking HIV meds. I have a classic case of it with my stomach sticking out like a pregnant woman and in a standing position it is somewhat hard. Laying down it... Read more »

exercise and PI lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i 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.
i... Read more »

lipodystrophy from protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started... Read more »

GET RID OF THE GRAVEDIGGER!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there anything we can do to get rid of gravedigger? I think it is horrible to allow him to continue to post about stereo equipment and things that are just scaring the daylights out of people. One would think someone here could do something. I... Read more »