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Pmma Facts

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PMMA - synthetic or bovine?

Hi,I am 43yo and 7 years HIV + with a regimen of Sustiva and healthy. I, however, have deep wrinkles in my face cheeks and crows feet, and deep line wrinkles in my forehead. I think this is mostly due to HIV. I've read on your forum that PMMA filler...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...PMMA is poly methyl methacrylate, a synthetic polymer. Microspheres of PMMA have been used as facial fillers worldwide for many years. Read more »

Does PMMA have long term side effects?

What is the best PMMA in the market for buttock augmentation? Read more »

PMMA

Dr. Bob What info. can you give me about PMMA which is a filler done by Dr. Marcio Serra in Rio de... Read more »
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Surviving HIV

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

...under local anesthesia for facial and buttock lipoatrophy and for reshaping other body parts. The product usually used is PMMA ( polymethylmethacrylate microspheres) and it is usually (but not always) injected using a micro-canula (gun like... Read more »
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Mask, or, Losing Face

...tired of shelling out money for a filler that wasn't permanent. Eventually I decided to go to Tijuana for treatment with PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate), a permanent filler that's available in Mexico at a reasonable cost. Over the last three... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, October 12, 2010

...going on with that?   What Are the Challenges to Using Silicone to Treat Buttock Lipoatrophy? As an alternative to PMMA (polymethyl-methacrylate, also known as Articol, Artefill or Metacrill) to treat my buttock wasting, my plastic... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, April 27, 2009

...he's doing? HIV & FACIAL/BODY FAT   Traveling to Brazil for Facial Fillers I wanted to share my experience with PMMA (polymethyl-methacrylate) with your readers. I've been on HIV medications since 2001 and I'm originally from... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

I'm trying not to scare anyone, but facts are fact

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
In fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »

HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the chances of catching hiv when: You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of seconds (about 2 inches)? Read more »

Facts II. WIndow Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Without having to travel so far away, you can find posts of Dr. Santana (The Body Spanish section) where he refers to the window period in a very similar way to what I said before, In one of his posts he says: test at 3 months, at 6 months, at 9... Read more »