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Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesI have been diagnosed with lipodystrophy, I have lost a lot of mass on my legs and arms and my stomach is very large in comparison. This seemed to happen overnight. My Dr. completely changed my drug regimen, thinking that my previous regimen was... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesi have been on zerit, epivir and crix for more than one year.
i have lipodystrophy (no more buttocks, fat loss in face and a paunch). I have always been an avid exerciser -- my doc has told me to STOP exercising, that it worsens the situation.
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Posted by capri75Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundationwho are not diabetic because the evidence to date is insufficient to support its use for treating fat accumulation. ConclusionLipodystrophy diagnosis and management remains a major challenge in HIV clinical care. Growth hormone has been used... Read more »
The Cutting EdgeIf your diagnosis of lipodystrophy includes fat pads on the back, neck, and abdomen, then you are looking at a different circumstance than is usually seen in liposuction clinics. The fat accumulation is not purely a calorie issue and people who... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaFirst, I am very pleased that your numbers are what they are...it sounds as if you do not need treatment at this time...The area you describe in the front of the neck is not a common spot for lipodystrophy, especially without any other changes... Read more »
Chelsea and Westminster HospitalNot really. Localised fat masses have been reported in persons taking therapy but supraclavicular ones are uncommon. The supraclavicular area is not an uncommon area for lipomas to develop so this is most likely the answer. I think if you are... Read more »
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