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Ways To Treat Lipoatrophy

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what about facial lipoatrophy sufferers in Africa?

Hello Doc. i am really depressed about my facial wasting. i recently underwent general body check-up and everything seems to be ok. My cd4 count is about 500.but unfortunately my face is wasting way. We are not priviledged enough in my country to...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...substituted for AZT or d4T it may help with recovery of your face. I am not aware of any programs in Africa that have active treatment of facial wasting with facial fillers, but I will ask around. Good luck! Read more »

lipo in face on Videx

I have been taking Kaletra and Videx for a few years now but iI have noticed two holes or permanent... Read more »

Fat injection for lipo?

Dear Doctor:Im on terapy combo since 2000.In 2007 i stoped AZT hoping would recover litle from... Read more »
Surviving HIV

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

...Brazil, and Colombia came to share experiences on the use of PMMA (polymethylacrylate) to treat HIV related facial and buttock lipoatrophy and other non HIV related physical abnormalities. Bioplasty is a technique of inyectable implantation done... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...(glucose) in the blood HIV+ people with lipodystrophy can have both body shape changes andmetabolic problems. Some treatments can help with certain lipodystrophychanges, but nothing has been proven to get rid of all them. This... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the skin(lipomas) Lipoatrophy: Loss of subcutaneous fat in the arms, legs, butt, or face(sunken cheeks) ... Read more »
The Body

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Lipoatrophy (Fat Loss) With Dr. Joel Gallant

...United States; the editor of "The Hopkins HIV Report," a bimonthly HIV care newsletter; and the co-author of the seminal HIV treatment guide "Medical Management of HIV Infection." Original message from Brick: Fat loss may be due to insulin... Read more »
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Lipoatrophy but good labs--I really need some help

Posted by StandinOnFaith, 4 Replies
...torso and belly bigger. Of course, at the time I was still in denial about my HIV symptoms, so I never saw a doctor. Today, my lipoatrophy symptoms have gotten worse and more frequent. It's not very noticeable to others, except when family... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...withdrawn and cut off their ties with family and friends. They may go so far as to stop working. Individuals report that people treat them badly. Often, they are treated like they are drug addicts or homeless street people because their faces are... Read more »

Lipoatrophy correction

Posted by ConFe, 1 Reply
...I've been told about BioAlcamid to correct lipoatrophy, Does anybody have comments about this product. Also I'd like to know the Doctor's name who is in Tijuana Mexico? a friend of Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
could anyone please tell me how they are dealing with lipo being a woman. I have lost fat in face, leg, butt, arms. I look like a preg. stomach is so big. I have been off HIV medication going on two years now and I am scared to go... Read more »