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What Are The Symptoms Of Lipoatrophy

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Lipoatrophy inevitable?

My partner is 45 and starting treatment for the first time since being diagnosed in 1987. Since then, he has been in excellent health, barely even a cold, but a recent stress-collapse resulted in extremely low CD4s (38, I think) and a viral load of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...inevitable complication of antiretroviral therapy. The combination that your partner's doctor recommended is not likely to produce lipoatrophy. Since it does contain a boosted protease inhibitor, Norvir + Reyataz, there is a risk of... Read more »

Lipoatrophy but good labs -- Please help

Hi,I was diagnosed with HIV in October 2008, but I've had it since April 2002. I was only a 16... Read more »

lipoatrophy

I am on combivir for 28 days for PEP I was exposed to an HIV patients blood during a c-section. ... Read more »
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Can Glitazones Reverse Lipoatrophy?

...study found that an anti-diabetes drug, called rosiglitazone (Avandia), is able to reverse the loss of fat under the skin ( lipoatrophy ) that some people with HIV experience. While these results are encouraging, they are just the latest in a... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

The FDA Has Accepted the Filing for an Injectable Poly-L-Lactic Acid Called "Sculptra" to Treat Facial Lipoatrophy (February 5, 2004)

...poly-L-lactic acid), a long-lasting, synthetically derived, dermal contouring agent to help restore lost facial volume in people with lipoatrophy. Facial lipoatrophy can be characterized by loss in fullness, shape and contour of the face.... Read more »
The Body

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

... Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on lipoatrophy (fat loss), which took place on Nov. 1, 2005, at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, moderated Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Lipoatrophy and Antiretroviral Drug Changes

...Lipoatrophy is abnormal fat loss, often seen especially in the face, arms, and legs. Sometimes fat inside the abdomen (a different kind of 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 »

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 »

Lipoatrophy Center

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...here it is. It's something new at the BODY and includes personal interviews. Mostly has to do with reversing the effects of Lipoatrophy with cosmetic surgery I believe: http://www.thebody.com/lipo/index.html Anyone ever had any... Read more »

lipoatrophy

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. toothpick....my stomach is so big. I have been off HIV medication going on two years now and I am scared to go... Read more »