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The Well Project

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

... Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fats also
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STARTED MY MEDS YETERDAY AUG-11-2010

GOOD AFTERNOON AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND CONCERN, I HAVE A QUESTION, I STERTED MY MEDS YESTERDAY, AND WELL I HAD NOT TAKEN ANY MEDS BEFORE, AND I WAS ALREAY EXPERIENCING SOME FACIAL WASTING ON THE FOREHEAD IS THIS NORMAL. ALSO I TOOK MY MEDS...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...so don't expect any facial lipoatrophy with it. As people age (HIV negative and positive) or when they lose weight, some lose fat under the skin.Hang in there. You will most probably do very well on your combo.Nelson Read more »

Wasting fat and muscle

Hi Nelson,I had experienced lipoatrophy in legs, butt, a bit in the arms, on the side of abdomen, (I was on D4t back then and Combivir for a few years. I have then switched to Isentress and Truvade, but strangely I am starting to notice losing fat...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...In some studies, the rate of reversion of fat wasting after stopping Zerit or AZT is about 10% per year, so it may take 10 years for some of us to regain most of the subcuntaneous Read more »

Facial wasting - fat grafting - problem solved

I had this problem some years ago and also the hump. So had the hump removed and the fat inserted into my face. Several years on my face is full and I dont have to have top-ups with artificial fillers. Why isnt this procedure used more often.
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Fat transfer for facial lipoatrophy has shown mixed results. Some patients do very well with good durability of transferred fat along Read more »

Fat Build Up

I have been on meds for two years now. I am taking Kaletra and Truvada. I have been dieting and working out and the fat build up on my legs and mid section isn't budging. Someone told me it's the Kaletra that is keeping the weight on me. I am a...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Kaletra is associated with the fat accumulation you describe. If your viral load is undetectable, you can simply change the Kaletra to another agent, such as Reyataz/Norvir. Read more »
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Project Inform

Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

... Side Effects of Antiretroviral Medications? Blood Sugar Blood Fats See Fact Sheet 121 for information on the Complete Blood Count and Fact Sheet 122 for tests included in the Chemistry Read more »
The Well Project

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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...problem for people with AIDS, even people whose HIV is controlled by medications. Part of the weight lost during wasting is fat. More important is the loss of muscle mass. This is also called "lean body mass," or "body cell mass." Lean body mass... Read more »
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bad knee

Posted by alivehoping, 2 Replies
...went to the surgen yesterday,he explained that the tear in acl was minor,and he injected a 3 inch neddle into the under side of kneecap,and gave me steriod and painkiller,in oil base to help it not dissapate.will have to go back in another... Read more »

Drugs to Gain Fat

Posted by Anonymous
...Has anyone out there used NucleomaxX to reverse the fat loss problem??? (see article A Drug to Gain Fat) It says "some HIVer's swear by it" Read more »

Losing my fat tummy//South Beach Diet

Posted by Anonymous
...hard time finding a combo to work. I started the South Beach diet several weeks ago and I'm finding it is helping me lose my fat tummy. I'm on week 4 and have lost 14.5 lbs with a big change in my waistline. I hope this works for some others. ... Read more »

Nucleomaxx?? Has it really increase facial fat??

Posted by whatifman, 1 Reply
...sunken facial features. and alot of ppl have said i dont look healthy, but my body is normal. it say nucleomaxx regenerate facial fat, so i was wondering, would it be possible to take this and will it go specifically to the face only. i do no... Read more »