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Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...count was below 100 White race Can Lipo Be Treated? If you have serious fat loss and are taking stavudine (d4T), retrovir (AZT) or efavirenz (Sustiva,) talk to your doctor about changing medications. However, it can take a long time to reverse changes in body shape. Implants or injections are the only way to deal with sunken cheeks. These procedures have some risks, and can be quite expensive. Taking rosiglitazone, a drug used to treat...
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Treatment for general body fat loss?

Dear Dr.,Like many, I have been reading your comments on this wonderful site for years. Having been positive for 15 years now, I am very optimistic about the long-term effectiveness of the current drug regimen as well as those on the horizon....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...can be used to restore subcutaneous volume in other body locations. In Mexico and South America, large volume injections of PMMA have been used to restore subcutaneous structure in a variety of areas. PMMA has been used for treatment of the... Read more »

Does PMMA Cause Severe Buttock Hardening?

My plastic surgeon, a prominent, respected, trustworthy doctor here in Los Angeles who is at the forefront of Lipodystrophy and atrophy treatments nationwide, told me when I asked his opinion about my going to Tijuana for PMMA treatment on my butt...
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 notion that PMMA hardens to a cement-like consistency is contrary to the real world clinical experience for facial rejuvenation or buttock restoration. Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard? ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...body is dead, the more difficult it is for HIV to survive. Refrigeration slows down this process. Once the virus leaves the human body, it dies within minutes, since the virus is immediately going into an environment in which it cannot survive.... Read more »
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Your question has been answered in detail at: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionNon/Q8708.qna.RMK Read more »
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...Ok so experts please tell me how long HIV can last outside the body in a bodilyfluid or blood ? and is easy transferrable if outside the body at say 2-3 hours ? Read more »