Signs Of Lipodystrophy
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Posted by AnonymousSigns of Lipodystrophy. I am 38 years old, very healthy, no OI's.
Started taking PI's Ritonavir/Sequinaver about two years ago. I
am now losing my body fat from my face, arms, legs and god forbid
my... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesi 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.
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Posted by capri75Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIs it possible to experience lipodystrophy and neuropathy within 2-3 months of HIV exposure, or are these conditions generally symptomatic of long-term HIV status? I have noticed significant swelling under my arm/ beside my right breast. I'm not... Read more »
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Chelsea and Westminster HospitalThis looks like being a low risk combination. I one large trial over 3 years only 3% of persons on this combination were diagnosed by their doctor as having lipodystrophy (its not clear if any of these were facial wasting) whereas 19% on... Read more »
Brown University School of MedicineI think the BIA may misrepresent fat loss in the presence of lipodystrophy. But I don't think it will misrepresent muscle mass. Meanwhile I have not seen studies comparing BIA with other methods in the presence of LD. You are probably seeing... Read more »
Brown University School of MedicineLD has not been specifically defined but includes the following manifestations:1. fat redistribution..."buffalo hump" or "protease paunch" due to fat accumulation; breast enlargement in women. Facial or arm/leg/butt fat... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeIt sounds like he has had significant success with this regimen and that he tolerates it well other than the problems with lipodystrophy/lipids. If the condition is mild and your partner is not anxious to change medications, I would probably... Read more »
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