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Is Sculptra Cosmetic Surgery

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Is cosmetic surgery safe

I have had an increasingly difficult time finding literature on the effects of routine cosmetic surgery (lipo, breast reduction) for men with HIV, I am 27 and recently diagnosed. Am I eligible?Thank you in advance
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...For people with HIV who are well and on HIV medications with an undetectable viral load, cosmetic surgery should be as safe as in the general population. Sometimes the greater challenge is findng a surgeon to do the work. Sugeons are Read more »

cosmetic surgery

I'm entitled to my own opinion about the answer you provided me back on August 4, 2007. I don't... Read more »

cosmetic surgery

Is it safe to have cosmetic surgery if you are HIV positive. Read more »
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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 in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an... Read more »
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An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

Brand Name: Sculptra Other Name(s): New-Fill, PLA, PLLA Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Poly-L-lactic acid, also known as PLLA, is the main ingredient of Sculptra, also known as New-Fill. Sculptra is a powder that is... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat... Read more »
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Reyataz

Common Name: atazanavir sulfate Brand Name: Reyataz Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: One 300 mg capsule plus 100 mg Norvir, once daily (this dose must be used if taking Viread... Read more »
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Lipoatrophy Center

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...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 experience with this? Read more »

Loosing Body Fat

Posted by TwinsDad, 3 Replies
Hello Group, I was infected 5 months ago and I have been noticing that I am loosing a lot of body fat. My hands and legs have been loosing a lot of fat. I didn't get any stomach symptoms, just headeaches and night sweats, mild fever during sero... Read more »

last night

Posted by justmesad, 3 Replies
...Last night I watched tv and it seemed as if everything on tv was related to hiv. Nip/Tuck had to do with a + patient wanting cosmetic surgery to look better. Law and Order also had to do w/ some + guys getting murdered because they were... Read more »

Sculptra tx site

Posted by jab, 1 Reply
Need info re where to get tx from a doctor with some experience??? I live in N.C. Have not located any sites with experienc in Sculptra tx. HELP!!! Read more »