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Ways To Prevent Wasting

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Proactive approach to avoid facial and body wasting

Doc.Is there any pro-action for avoiding losing body weight or facial wasting?I think that if we can make anything in advance to avoid it it is better to medicated afterwards.Thanks.
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello, and thanks for posting. The best way to prevent fat and facial wasting is to avoid antiretroviral medications that cause this problem. The main culprits are the nucleoside analogues d4T (Zerit), Read more »

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AIDS InfoNet

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Women Alive

Women and Wasting

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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

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Facial Wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Has anyone found a way to deal with facial wasting? I'm not on treatment yet but still have terrible facial wasting. Read more »

question on wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...does anyone know about wasting? I am still waiting to test, no appetite, and I have lost almost 10% of my bodyweight my pants are loose and people at work Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...This wasting issue is certainly confusing. Ive just read an answer where the doctor said that d4t and ddi are associated with this problem, Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...taboos of erotic sex along with information on avoiding injury and disease. A program called ``Great Sex Workshop'' examined ways of reducing the spread of HIV but also explored sex that was ``safe, erotic, fun and satisfying.'' Both San... Read more »