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Sculptra Procedure Side Effects

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HIV Hudson County asking about Sculptra

My facial proportions are not what they used to be and I was told about Sculptra injections, can you please provide me with info on if its safe and if there are any financial programs to assist me in paying for the treatment. P.S. Do you know of any...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The Sculptra website lists clinics/docs in the US who have experience with Sculptra injections though I cannot attest to the qualifications needed for being listed. Generally insurance does not pay for the treatment but in select cases I have had... Read more »

drug holiday and Sculptra?

Hi. Great web site!!! Viral load undetectable,CD4 count 650---unchanged for 10 years. Started meds... Read more »

Bio Alcamid/Sculptra/or other

Thanks very much for your response on "changing meds/facial wasting". We (my partner and... Read more »

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on HIV Treatment Side Effects With Dr. Joel Gallant

Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on HIV treatment side effects, which took place on Oct. 17, 2007, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc., moderated by The Body's editorial staff and hosted by Dr.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Banishing Chipmunk Cheeks and Bullfrog Neck

Some people experienced facial wasting as a result of HIV treatment, others got a fat face. Nelson Vergel had the swollen glands on the side of his face that made it look bigger. Vergel, a treatment activist who started as an advocate of exercise... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Change and Rumors of Change

In nearly every corner of the globe, HIV treatment advocates are working for people living with HIV/AIDS, helping them to get the care they need and the respect they deserve; helping them to get the most out of whatever medications are available; to... Read more »
Project Inform

Lipodystrophy and Women

Of all the unintended effects from taking anti-HIV therapy, perhaps none is more visible than lipodystrophy. Lipodystrophy can diminish a person's physical and emotional well-being, leading to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and... Read more »
Connect With Others

sculptra new fill

Posted by markie
anyone in las vegas or near las vegas (LA area) have had this procedure done... can you recomend a doctor. Read more »

lipoatrophy treatment in Philly?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have been searching for someone who will provide the new sculptra treatment for facial lipoatrophy in the Philadelphia area. I have had no luck with my search. Either the doctor is not aware of the procedure or insurance is not accepted. If... Read more »


Posted by MRoss, 3 Replies
Has anyone here had any personal experience with this, resolution(s), support, contact with regards to the information here on this site? I'm considering taking the plunge and having some resolution to this condition. And could utalize your... Read more »

facial wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello All,
I've become obsessive with my concern with facial wasting. I've been positive for over 20 years, and have been very fortunate as I've not developed any AIDS related disorders. However, 3 years ago I was diagnosed with type II diabetes,... Read more »