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How To Treat Lipoatrophy When You Have Hiv

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How do I know if I have lipo or just aging ??

Hello, I am a 32 yr old female diagnosed in 2002. I have been on Reyetaz and Epzicom for most of those years. SO far I have been undetectable for over 5 years and my CD4 % has been slowly increasing and maintaining ( i was told this is more...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...and thanks for posting. Your question brings up a very important point. Sometimes we cannot tell if someone has mild facial lipoatrophy, or is simply getting older and showing the effects of aging. Many cases are clear-cut, others less so. The... Read more »

What if Sculptra doesn't work?

I would like to know what can be done if Sculptra does not work for extreme facial wasting. its... Read more »

CD4 Count/Any procedure for Lipoatrophy?

Hi....My CD4s have always been somewhat low since I was diagnosed with HIV in 1992. I suffer from... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Radiesse for Treating Facial Lipoatrophy

...skin) implant to restore or correct signs of facial lipidatrophy, or fat loss, in people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Radiesse, a sterile, semi-solid cohesive implant consisting of synthetic calcium hydroxylapatite suspended in a gel... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV Lipodystrophy: Where Are We After Ten Years?

... Lipoatrophy and HIV Medications Treatment Options for Lipoatrophy Understanding Lipohypertrophy Treatment Interventions for Lipohypertrophy Read more »
Project Inform

Can Glitazones Reverse Lipoatrophy?

...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 series of conflicting study results... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the skin(lipomas) Lipoatrophy: Loss of subcutaneous fat in the arms, legs, butt, or face(sunken cheeks) ... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting) Individuals living with HIV and AIDS may not only have to deal with the threat of illness Read more »

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 »

BIO-ALCAMID RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL!

Posted by bradford
...women suffering from Lipoatrophy, the disfiguring condition that is often a result of the antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection and AIDS. BIO-ALCAMID RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL! The Injectable Filler Offers an Effective,... 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 »