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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

Introduction Body Shape Changes Study Volunteers Study Design Side Effects Study Results Project Inform's Perspective Introduction Studied as a way to reduce excess deep belly fat, the synthetic human growth hormone releasing factor called tesamorelin may be approved by the FDA in the first half of 2010. Results from a 52-week study of 816 people showed 18% less deep belly fat in those on tesamorelin than those...
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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 to be "frustrated," because you keep testing HIV negative! You seem to have convinced yourself you... Read more »

Treatment for Lipohypertrophy

I am dealing with a case of lipohypertrophy. It seems like whenever I research lipodystrophy, everything is about lipoatrophy and nothing about lipohypertrophy. It is very upsetting, especially since this occurred because I WAS taking my meds like...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
We are waiting for the FDA to potentially approve Egrifta (tesamorelin), which is a daily subcutaneous injection of growth hormone releasing hormone that makes your body make your own growth hormone. It can decrease visceral fat by 15% in 26 weeks.... Read more »

Excess fat

Dr. Bob, I have a buffalo hump, along with excessive fat in the back of my neck over my vertabrae. I have constant headaches and my neck tends to go forward. I have had liposuciton on the buffalo hump. Can this pressure on my neck be from the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Tom,Unfortunately I can't evaluate that type of problem over the Internet. Certainly it's possible that lipohypertrophy (abnormal fat deposits) can cause neck discomfort. If you are having problems with "constant pain" to the point it's becoming... Read more »

Lipoatrophy inevitable?

My partner is 45 and starting treatment for the first time since being diagnosed in 1987. Since then, he has been in excellent health, barely even a cold, but a recent stress-collapse resulted in extremely low CD4s (38, I think) and a viral load of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Lipodystrophy is not an inevitable complication of antiretroviral therapy. The combination that your partner's doctor recommended is not likely to produce lipoatrophy. Since it does contain a boosted protease inhibitor, Norvir + Reyataz, there is a... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

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

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Lipodystrophy and Lipohypertrophy

Posted by Bear60
http://www.thebody.com/lipo/overview.html Its not a difference of weight loss and weight gain. If you dont know the difference between "wasting" syndrone and lipoatrophy read this. If you think weight gain is a symptom of lipohypertrophy, then... Read more »

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Posted by plantation84, 1 Reply
Hey Everyone, Ok where to start... I stood on a needle on holiday 2 months and 13 days ago. I went to the doctors in the country I am currently working in. (which also jails you and takes ur visa if you contract hiv or hep) They told me not to... Read more »