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What Does Lipodystrophy Look Like

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Help im 18 perinatally infected with lipodystrophy, looking for options

As stated in the title I was perinatally infected, was on a couple meds since I can remember, and diagnosed with AIDS in 2006. the meds I was on was Zerit Viracept Epivir Epzicom Sustiva combivir Viramune and Videx. I am currently taking Norvir...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You express very well what can be a very challenging situation with unfortunately non easy, quick answers. Exercise, diet, hormone balance can help some. Plastic surgery interventions can help in some cases if available and paid for. Some... Read more »

Lipodystrophy (LIPODYSTROPHY)

I'm trying to find CURRENT information about lipo treatment options, but everything I find,... Read more »

Human Growth Hormone and Lipodystrophy

I recently read that Serono has completed Phase 3 trials of HGH for lipodystrophy. The results seem... Read more »
Body Positive

The Lipodystrophy Look would then naturally develop a more guarded stance in your seductions and this would clearly affect your social skills. Lipodystrophy 101 With that in mind let's clarify this "HIV look" you have written about. The technical term for this... Read more »


.... In fat accumulation, fat builds up in particular parts of the body, especially the belly, breasts and back of the neck. What Does Lipodystrophy Look Like? Places where fat may accumulate: back of the neck and upper shoulders (often... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Read more »
The Well Project

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

...layer of fat justunder the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in... Read more »
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can you avoid lipodystrophy?

Posted by hopefulone, 4 Replies
...s there a way you can avoid or lesson the impact of lipodystrophy if on atripla? good diet and regular exercise? or regardless of exercise and diet youre going to change? Read more »

Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
...Anyone 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 »

reversing lipodystrophy....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Positive since 2003 full blown aids. Was on Kaletra and combivir. Reached non-detectable, and cd4 rising as expected. Into 3rd year noticing increase in truncal girth. Waist went from 27in. to 32in of hard solid protruding fat. Arms, legs, face... Read more »


Posted by easteurope, 1 Reply
LIPO - is this our future ? Read more »