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What Does Polymehyl-methacrylate Treat

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Molluscum

... What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection. It is caused by a virus. Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on
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PMMA for facial lipo

My doctor told me that she went to a conference in Korea (I think) and was introduced to a doctor from Brazil, M.S. Serra, who is treating facial lipo with PMMA (Poly Methyl Methacrylate)and the procedure is about $500. Have you ever heard of Dr....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
The meeting was the International AIDS meeting in Thailand. Read my facialwasting.org for more info on Dr Serra and PMMA. He has lots of experience and his rates are low, if you can get to Rio.Nelson Read more »

PMMA in Brazil

My doctor went to a conference in and this doctor from Brazil, M.S. Serra, presented a new substance he is using for filling to treat lipodystrophy called PMMA (Poly Methyl Methacrylate). Have you ever heard about this doctor or PMMA? Do you know...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There has been limited experience with PMMA (as you note) for the treatment of facial wasting. Long term results are unclear. NuFill (Polylactic acid) was just approved in the US for the same purpose Read more »

New-Fill and methacrylate

I was very interested in the letter about New-Fill and methacrylate and was wondering if that person could write back and give the website address he mentioned where he read about it. Thanks
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
OK. We'll post your "question" and see if anyone comments.AF Read more »

New-Fill and methacrylate

Hi, I am the person who wrote mentioning New-Fill and methacrylate. I heard about these, and the reports on them and the website with the "before and after" pictures from postings on the Lipidlist. I no longer have the website address for the...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Thanks for the information. I don't really know anything about this, but would urge caution too at this point. DTD Read more »
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Anemia

... What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. Read more »
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Filgrastim (Neupogen)

...Filgrastim is sold as Neupogen┬«. It is manufactured byAmgen. Why Do People With HIV Take Filgrastim? Filgrastim does not treat HIV disease. It is used to treat ashortage of neutrophils. This condition is called neutropenia. Ifyou don't have... Read more »
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St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

...use to treat mild or moderate depression. A study of 150 patients in 2006 showed similar results. Exactly how St. John's Wort treats depression is unclear, although it may be similar to the action of some pharmaceutical products. Hypericin is... Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...hard on your body. Whenyou are co-infected, each disease makes the otherone worse. You can get sicker faster, and it is hard to treat both diseases at the same time. HIV cancause the Hep C virus to reproduce more quickly.People who are... Read more »
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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

When to Start and What to Take

Posted by TheBody
...Our updated booklet on HIV medications: http://www.thebody.com/content/treat/art12718.html see also: http://www.thebody.com/index/treat/start_when.html common questions: http://www.thebody.com/content/treat/art39439.html Read more »

anybody heard anything since this news release

Posted by cunta_stalwart
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Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
...(PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, and bothersome. Millions of dollars a year are spent to educate us to be... Read more »