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How Long Does Pmma Take To Work

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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 »

The best filler solution

Hi Dr. Thanks for you permanent help. What is, according to your knoledge and expertise (feedback)... Read more »

how long should I expect meds to continue working?

I've been diagnosed 10 years. diagnosed w/aids and pcp 10yrs ago 90 cd4 count viral load off the... Read more »
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Surviving HIV

Second Bioplasty Congress in Mexico: PMMA for Facial and Buttock Lipoatrophy

...for a facial wasting grade 2-4 in a 5 year period. I would not be surprised that permanent solutions will be cheaper in the long run for some patients. We have a lot of activist work to do to try to get something permanent approved for... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, September 21, 2010

...dating an HIV-negative guy for a few months and he wants to stop using condoms. He said he recognizes the risk, but that as long as I'm the receptive partner and my virus is undetectable, he isn't worried. While the idea of "barebacking" is... Read more »
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Mask, or, Losing Face

...tired of shelling out money for a filler that wasn't permanent. Eventually I decided to go to Tijuana for treatment with PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate), a permanent filler that's available in Mexico at a reasonable cost. Over the last three... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Injections Improve Facial Wasting in HIV Patients

...who underwent the procedure, which can be performed on an outpatient basis. Serra said the procedure was "demonstrated to be long-lasting, easy to be performed and safe." In the study, a solution containing PMMA and a local anesthetic was... Read more »
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Nothing is working for me, any ideas

Posted by Lifelost, 2 Replies
Not on therapy at the moment, my TC4 count and VL are still good. My problem is that I can not fall asleep. Tried most sleep aid and non has been helpful. I am worried that this is going to weir down my immune pretty quick. Any ideas are... Read more »

RE:how long meds work

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi pals. I was wondering if anyone on the regimen: Viracept+Combivir has any idea how good this regimen is. I want to know what's the average period of time some of you have been on these meds for. I've been taking them for about 7 months and on... Read more »

How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »

How long does it take for meds to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...of under 20, the viral load is now 325 and cd4 is 35. I've heard it takes 3-6 months to get the viral load undetectable and longer to get the cd4 back over 200. Does anyone have any experience with going from AIDS back to HIV status? Read more »