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Lipoatrophy Steroid Injection

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The Well Project

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

...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 skin(lipomas) Lipoatrophy: Loss of subcutaneous fat in the arms, legs, butt, or face(sunken cheeks) Blood fat and sugar changes (metabolic problems) Increased fats (lipids) in...
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Lipoatrophy from Truvada Norvir Reyataz?

I am taking Reyataz, Norvir and Truvada for 20 months. I found out I was positive and think I could have been so only around 9 months before knowing. My CD4 was 300-350 and went on meds I stated before a month later. I eat well, and live as I...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello, and thanks for posting. Truvada is the least likely of the nucleosides to produce lipoatrophy. Also, it is likely that Norvir and Reyataz may provide some partial protection against lipoatrophy because of the tendency Read more »

LIpoatrophy

IF lipoatrophy causes sitting pain, do you think this product could help?www.lipowear.com
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I reviewed that info on that product. It might provide some relief due to the cushion in the product that could decrease direct pressure on muscles/nerves/bone --if any reader has any experience with that product please post. KH Read more »

lipoatrophy and uridine

Hi, I am writing as I have facial lipoatrophy after a laser procedure that I had done. I am wondering if some of the things you have listed on the site- Avandia or uridine treatment may be helpful for me too in preventing the condition from...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...For localized facial lipoatrophy the most effective strategy would be to have facial filler injections. There are a number of good agents for injection, with Read more »

Lipoatrophy and anabolic steroids

Dear Cade,I have so many questions I'd like to ask you that I don't know where to start. Some history maybe is necessary.I'm 30 years old and have been HIV+ for 9 years now. I've tried many drug combinations in the last 5, 6 years but none of them...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
While you may feel you have reached the end of your options, there are more to be had. Without talking about switching therapies (you said that your doctor is not agreeable to this strategy due to resistant virus, lets look at the other options... Read more »
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Surviving HIV

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

...Dr Lemperle said: "because of the extensive fibrous network associated with PMMA related granulomas, intralesional corticosteroid injections are considered the best treatment. We saw an Arteplast┬« granuloma develop as late as 10 years after... 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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

...HIV/AIDS-Related Uses PLLA was approved by the FDA on August 3, 2004, for the treatment of facial fat loss (also called facial lipoatrophy). It continues to be studied for this use. Facial lipoatrophy is a condition in which people lose fat in... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Combivir

...data do not rule out a possible increased risk for cardiovascular events. The zidovudine/AZT in Combivir is associated with lipoatrophy (fat loss of the arms, legs, face, and/or buttocks -- sometimes called "AZT butt"). The lipoatrophy could be... Read more »
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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 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 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

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 »