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Who Gets Lipodystrophy

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Eating Disordered getting lipodystrophy

I am a 30 year old female. I was diagnosed a year ago with VL 160,000 CD4 24, now I'm at VL <50 CD4 98.Started on Agenerase,zerit and videx. Neurophy developed so I went to combivir with the agenerase. Recently I noticed protruding veins. Went to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That is a tough one since there is no known effective therapy for fat loss in the setting of HIV infection and its treatment. Your current regimen should not contribute greatly to the problem. You may want to check your hormone (testosterone,... Read more »

Lipodystrophy getting worse on "lipo friendly" treatment

Hi Dr. Conway,I am currently on Viramune and Truvada. I have been on this combination for about 1.5... Read more »

Is it possible to have lipodystrophy already?

I have been on a combination of Reyataz, Emtriva, and Abacavir since July. My breast area is... Read more »
Articles
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

... What Is Lipodystrophy? Is Lipo Dangerous? What Causes Lipo? Can Lipo Be Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, 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 II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...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 »

LIPODYSTROPHIE

Posted by easteurope, 1 Reply
LIPO - is this our future ? http://www.lipodistrofia.info/player.php Read more »

lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is anyone suffering from lipo, without really too much fat loss?I'm getting really big, but haven't experienced the thin legs thing yet(in fact my thighs are pretty mushy and fat)I'm wondering if the loss part usually happens first or second?Also,... Read more »