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How To Lose Extra Fat From Hiv

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The Well Project

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

...the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in the breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the...
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Losing fat through ultrasound safe for hiv-positive people?

Doctor,I live in Europe, where recently a new non-surgical alternative to liposuction has become available: Ultrashape. Basically its ultrasound waves breaking up the fat cells, whereafter the body gets rid of the released fat and cellular debris by...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...have no personal experience with patients undergoing that treatment nor have I seen any literature on use of the technique in HIV+ persons. The fat problems in HIV+ persons of most concern are fat loss or intra-abdominal (not subcutaneous) fat... Read more »

reversing hiv medication related fat loss

is there any known prescription or non-prescription remedy or drug that is currently being used to promote fat cell rejuvination for hiv + or - people who for whatever reason have experienced significant loss of body fat...which psychologically is...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...The treatment of fat loss or lipoatrophy remains challenging with no one treatment showing consistent promise to date for generalized fat wasting. Read more »

How can i regain my lost Fat which occur after i started taking HIV Med

Hi Dr. thank so much for helping and making us understand what we are going through. Especially for us who don't have a professional Dr. on HIV.My question is that after taking HIV Med. for more than a year i start losing my weight badly all my fat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Fat loss, lipoatrophy, is a fairly common and very annoying complication of HIV disease. We've learned it can be associated with use of thymidine analog drugs, such as D4T and AZT. Consequently I would avoid Read more »

Fat loss supplements and hiv meds

I am currently undetectable and considering taking a fat loss supplement and i'm concerned about drug interaction. Im on Reyataz (boosted by norvir) and im on a clinical trial so the other med is either abacavir/lamivudine or emtricitabine/tenovir....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...or diet has been shown to be both safe and effective to reduce significant amounts of abdominal fat in the setting of treated HIV infection. Most haven't been properly evaluated in clinical trials and none are FDA approved so it is difficult to... Read more »
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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 Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV

... Some people with HIV complain of weight and belly fat gain after they start HIV treatment. But researchers have not been able to determine what causes Read more »
The Body

A Closer Look at Egrifta, a Newly Approved Treatment for HIV-Associated Belly Fat Gain (Lipohypertrophy)

... For years now, it has been clear that HIV-positive people are especially prone to developing unusual increases of fat in specific parts of their bodies. What has been Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Argentina: Lumpy Body Fat Compounds Stigma of AIDS

... For Argentine HIV/AIDS patients, lipodystrophy is a visual sign of an already stigmatized disease. The redistribution of body fat, a common side Read more »
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Fat loss in the cheeks but no HIV disease

Posted by Serge2008, 2 Replies
...in my cheeks in a short period of time. I was worried about something serious and I had various blood test for cancer and HIV just to make sure. I also noticed at the same time that some fat deposits like bumps appeared on my back, very... Read more »

My HIV MD pisses me off!

Posted by jmiami, 7 Replies
...Sorry everyone but this is a rant! I am in the process of seeking another HIV MD specialist. I swear some MD's have ZERO human interaction skills. I recently saw my current HIV MD for my follow up and he Read more »

Nucleomaxx?? Has it really increase facial fat??

Posted by whatifman, 1 Reply
...hi. i'm not an hiv-aid patient but i have very sunken facial features. and alot of ppl have said i dont look healthy, but my body is normal. it Read more »

Armpit nodes vs Fat pockets LOL

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is doing great and enjoying the day. I have a question with regards to armpit nodes....and I know that symptoms do not equal HIV desease...but I do have a question... When checking armpit nodes...do you have to feel deep in your armpit to feel... Read more »