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Pmma Fillers Buttocks

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pmma buttocks

Dear Dr Gerald Pierone, I hope u can help me out.The thing is, im thinking of gettings some pmma injections done, but i have heard a lot of storys ending bad with bad-permanent fillers and now i just dont know what to believe.. I do want to get some...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. PMMA is a permanent filler, so it does not get reabsorbed. My experience with PMMA injections for buttock lipoatrophy is limited, but I will share my observations. I have visited Dr. Casavantes in Mexico and seen his... Read more »

Any filler in the states being used for buttocks?

I know in other counties they are allowed to use other fillers for buttock wasting, but do we have... Read more »

PMMA permanant fillers

I know there are many different types of filler for facial lipoathrophy. Is PMMA the only... Read more »
Articles
Surviving HIV

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

I attended the second International Congress on Bioplasty in Guadalajara last week. Here is the program in Spanish: www.bioplastia.org.mx/es/programa.php . Cosmetic and dermatology physicians from Mexico, Spain, Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia came... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Mirror Has Two Faces: A Personal Account of Using Facial Filler for Lipoatrophy

Face on: Berry before his initial treatment (top), and three months after the sixth and last session (bottom). Ever since it first began appearing with some regularity in people with HIV in the mid 1990s, lipoatrophy has earned its well... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Filler Boosts Infection Risk in HIV Patients

Researchers at the University of Toronto investigated complications associated with the use of polyalkylimide filler in patients with HIV-related facial lipoatrophy or facial wasting -- a side effect of HIV treatment with certain drugs. The filler... Read more »
Project Inform

Patients Face More Complications With Facial Filler, Bio-Alcamid

At a London conference in November 2010, a Canadian study reported that about 1 out of 5 people who got the facial filler called Bio-Alcamid experienced infections at the site of injections. The filler is often used to treat the loss of fat in the... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
LOL ALTAZAR IS A HOMELESS VAGRANT

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Sculptra for Lipotrophy

Posted by riverprincess
I have had numerous treatments with Sculptra and other facial fillers and would like to hear from others that have also had these injections and how they found the results to be as favorable as they expected or not so favorable. I am also... Read more »

exercise and PI lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i 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.
i... Read more »

what if...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i accidently wiped my butt w/toilet paper that had blood on it... say the person who was in there before was in there 5min before me. if they were infected could i be at risk? Read more »