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How To Stop Lipoatrophy

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Ask the Experts

Switching from Combivir/Kaletra in order to stop lipoatrophy

Dear Brian/Keith,After two years of first-line Combivir/Kaletra therapy (the treatment worked well from the beginning and I am now at CD4: 550/viral load: undetectable), I am having some light lipoatrophy in the face and, therfore, would like to...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Dear James:Thank you for your kind comments about the site. As for stopping therapy at this time, recent information from clinical trials of this approach suggests that it would do more harm than good, so you should continue. As for what to switch... Read more »

Can I stop any meds that may contributing to lipoatrophy?

I would like to know if any of these meds are contributing to my lipodistrophy -... Read more »

stop using "lipoatrophy" interchangeably with wasting

I feel very strongly that doctors are abusing this term "lipoatrophy" when the patient's actual... Read more »
Articles
The Body

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Lipoatrophy (Fat Loss) With Dr. Joel Gallant

... Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on lipoatrophy (fat loss), which took place on Nov. 1, 2005, at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, moderated Read more »
Project Inform

Can Glitazones Reverse Lipoatrophy?

...study found that an anti-diabetes drug, called rosiglitazone (Avandia), is able to reverse the loss of fat under the skin ( lipoatrophy ) that some people with HIV experience. While these results are encouraging, they are just the latest in a... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Lipoatrophy and Antiretroviral Drug Changes

...Lipoatrophy is abnormal fat loss, often seen especially in the face, arms, and legs. Sometimes fat inside the abdomen (a different kind of Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Face to Face With Lipoatrophy

...HIV-related lipoatrophy (fat loss under the skin) is a clinical problem that affects many people living with HIV. Lipoatrophy can cause substantial loss Read more »
Connect With Others

Lipoatrophy but good labs--I really need some help

Posted by StandinOnFaith, 4 Replies
...torso and belly bigger. Of course, at the time I was still in denial about my HIV symptoms, so I never saw a doctor. Today, my lipoatrophy symptoms have gotten worse and more frequent. It's not very noticeable to others, except when family... Read more »

Lipoatrophy correction

Posted by ConFe, 1 Reply
...I've been told about BioAlcamid to correct lipoatrophy, Does anybody have comments about this product. Also I'd like to know the Doctor's name who is in Tijuana Mexico? a friend of Read more »

Lipoatrophy Center

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...here it is. It's something new at the BODY and includes personal interviews. Mostly has to do with reversing the effects of Lipoatrophy with cosmetic surgery I believe: http://www.thebody.com/lipo/index.html Anyone ever had any... Read more »

lipoatrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
could anyone please tell me how they are dealing with lipo being a woman. I have lost fat in face, leg, butt, arms. I look like a preg. toothpick....my stomach is so big. I have been off HIV medication going on two years now and I am scared to go... Read more »