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Lipodystrophy Symptoms

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Question about symptoms of Lipodystrophy.

Dr. Frascino,Have you ever had a patient diagnosed HIV negative, but who has symptoms of Lipodystrophy or Lipoatrophy that keep them testing for HIV? This is the main reason I keep testing and am very frustrated.Also have you had patients who have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello M,Lipodystrophy (lipohypertrophy and/or lipoatrophy)-type symptoms can be seen in conditions other than HIV/AIDS. It's telling that you claim Read more »

Good Labs but Lipodystrophy

I am a 45 year old male who has been HIV+ for approximately 2.5 years. My last labs showed an... Read more »

Lipodystrophy and Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy

...Could upregulation of srebp1 help to alleviate the lipodystrophy symptoms in patients with... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...low self-esteem. Somepeople may want to stop taking their HIV drugs. Others may put off treatmentdue to fear of experiencing lipodystrophy symptoms. You should talk to yourhealth care provider if you are feeling this way. Metabolic... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...layer of fat justunder the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

... What Is Lipodystrophy? Is Lipo Dangerous? What Causes Lipo? Can Lipo Be Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, Read more »
Project Inform

Lipodystrophy Syndrome(s)

...lipodystrophy in other studies, so it's unclear whether this is a conclusive observation. Symptoms and HIV Drugs At various times, lipodystrophy symptoms have been blamed on individual drugs, on classes of drugs, on therapy overall, or on... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
...Anyone 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 »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is anyone suffering from lipo, without really too much fat loss?I'm getting really big, but haven't experienced the thin legs thing yet(in fact my thighs are pretty mushy and fat)I'm wondering if the loss part usually happens first or second?Also,... Read more »


Posted by easteurope, 1 Reply
LIPO - is this our future ? Read more »

Lipodystrophy and/or Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it possible to experience lipodystrophy and neuropathy within 2-3 months of HIV exposure, or are these conditions generally symptomatic of long-term HIV status? I have Read more »