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T-cells 1400+ undecetable for over 10 years and facial wasting

Is anybody trying to develope a drug that is lower in dosage, have they tried. I am doing great and now the drugs are showing up on my face (so to speak) Is there any options availiable. I work in the public and am getting very concerned. I feel...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good questions. The cause of fat loss in face is complicated but age, genetics, time with HIV, history of low CD4 count can contribute as well as the HIV drug used. I assume you have been switched off thymidine analogue drugs such as stavudine and... Read more »

What med caused facial waste?

My facial waste is getting started. This may caused by my previous regimen that was 3TC, D4T. ... Read more »

facial wasting

Hello Nelson, My husband was diagnosed a few months ago. He's been taking HIV meds for 3 months.... Read more »
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FAQs About Facial Wasting From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...| Personal Stories Basics and Prevention When I seroconverted, I lost some weight and experienced visible facial wasting. Is this normal? What can I do to get back to my normal appearance? I've noticed that my eyes are beginning to... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Taking Unnecessary HIV Monitoring Tests: A Waste of Valuable Resources

...like fear, and guilt, and are not designed for that purpose. That is what counseling is for. Taking unnecessary tests is a waste of your time, the lab's time, and your doctor's time. Taking unnecessary tests is also a waste of your money, and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

... What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary Read more »
Mark King

A Facial Wasting Update

... Hello my friends, There was a lot of interest in my earlier video blog " Treating My Facial Wasting ," so I wanted to give you an update by taking you along on my third visit to Dr. Gerald Pierone . The earlier blog covered Read more »
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facial wasting treatment- lipoatrophy

Posted by douglass
...I HAVE BEEN GETTING TREATMENT FOR FACIAL WASTING DOWN IN NORFOLK VA AT THE "SKIN A MEDICAL SPA"- RESULTS ARE AMAZING. MY SCULPTRA AND RADIANCE WERE OBTAINED THROUGH PATIENT ASSISTANCE Read more »

A MAYO waste of money... *DELETED*

Posted by LQZ, 5 Replies
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question on wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...does anyone know about wasting? I am still waiting to test, no appetite, and I have lost almost 10% of my bodyweight my pants are loose and people at work are Read more »

Wasting

Posted by Anonymous
...question is for anyone. I am wondering if there has been a study of people who have taken meds for over 10 years who experience wasting compared to those who have been on meds for less than 10 years. Please let me know if there has been one done... Read more »