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What Causes Lipoatrophy In Upper Thighs

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Sores on pubic region and upper thigh

Hi, I have sores reddish and raw on my pubic region and on my upper leg. I was unaware that they were there. I was in Asia and I went to a commercial sex worker (i know it's bad...sorry) and had sex with a condom on. Unfortunately, I did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause of your sores over the Internet. I would recommend you see a dermatologist or your general medical doctor for evaluation and management of that problem. From an HIV-acquisition perspective, if the... Read more »

herpes symptoms on the upper thigh

I have Genital Herpes i got it from my ex performing oral sex on me with a cold sore on his mouth,... Read more »

Steroids for thighs

Hi, I have noticed the lipoatrophy in my upper legs over the last 2 years. Where I had thick... Read more »
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Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Lipoatrophy (Fat Loss) With Dr. Calvin Cohen

Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on lipoatrophy (fat loss), which took place on April 26, 2006, at 6 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, moderated by The Body's editorial staff and hosted by Dr. Cal Cohen... Read more »
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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 by The Body's editorial staff and hosted by Dr.... Read more »
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ACTG 5202 Substudy Finds Little Lipoatrophy but Signs of Bone Loss Across the Board; Devil Is in the Details

Below is the transcript of a press conference held at CROI 2010 on Feb. 18, in which Grace McComsey, M.D., of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, discusses a study she presented on bone and limb fat outcomes in a substudy of the... Read more »
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Current Research on the Mechanisms Causing Lipoatrophy and Potential Treatments

Differential Effect of HIV Protease Inhibitors on Adipogenesis: Intracellular Ritonavir Is Not Sufficient to Inhibit Differentiation (Poster 724) Authored by C. Vernochet, S. Azoulay, D. Duval, R. Guedj, G. Ailhaud, C. Dani A Prospective Cohort... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Individuals living with HIV and AIDS may not only have to deal with the threat of illness but the toll of illness. All that is required to stay healthy and alive can leave an everlasting mark! I'm referring to... Read more »

lipoatrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my brother is hiv+ for more than 10 years, and since he was diagnosed hes been on meds. he takes 200mgs.nevirapin twice a day, and 150+300mgs twice a day too. At first we all thought we d die of so much pain and fear, but thanks God weve learned to... Read more »

Help please.... Lipoatrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Noticed about a year ago that my legs were getting skinnier. Know now that it is from Lipo. Face has not sunken yet but is thinner. Fat accumulation is mostly in the armpits areas. Clinic where I go doesn't seem too worried ! I'm going back on Dec... Read more »

red spots on upper chest

Posted by Anonymous
i have red spots on my upper chest under my skin some bumps to, the same on my legs,alot of gas,and bloating,strange headache often,tested- about 2 1/2 years ago, been with two people, about 7mos ago unprotected sex, could this be some sighs of hiv,... Read more »