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Who Is At Risk For Facial Wasting

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Stop the risk, and fix facial wasting for good!

A little over a year ago I wrote here my answer to facial wasting. Micro droplet injections of silicone has not only made my face look normal (I had a very bad case of facial wasting), but as I continue, I know look much younger and better than...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...period (say years) silicone tends to cause fibrosis (scar tissue) and the appearance/texture may change. Generally facial wasting does not seem to improve after changing or stopping antiretrovirals. We don't know whether the presence of... Read more »

facial wasting

hello... i have started my first regime... reyataz boosted by norvir and viramune once a day.. i... Read more »

Potential side effects

Dr.,My doctor switched me from Atripla (2 years undectectable) to a new combo because of a recent... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...including neuropathy. The combined use of Videx and Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT), Zerit (stavudine, d4T), or hydroxyurea may increase risk of peripheral neuropathy. Either Videx or Videx EC taken with Zerit increases the risk of facial wasting, or... Read more »
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Facial Wasting

...zidovudine; being over 40 years of age; and having elevated triglycerides Studies show that a person possessing all three risk factors has a higher risk for lipoatrophy than a person with only one or two. However, the studies have varied so... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senegal Public Health Advocates Worry Country Backtracking in Progress Against HIV/AIDS, Might Waste International Aid

...age of 21, the Times reports. However, the "greatest" fear among advocates is that the government and donor organizations "risk squandering aid money" in an "eagerness" to distribute funds quickly, according to the Times . "Everybody has... Read more »
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GOODNEWS? OR BAD NEWS? OR JUST A WASTE OF TIME?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...HI TO ALL, I HAD A VERY HIGH RISK EXPOSURE(UNPROTECTED PENILE TO VIGINAL INTERCOURSE) TOOK AN 8 WEEK ELISA TEST.. AND JUST FOUND OUT NEGATIVE... WHATS NEXT?? Read more »

Wasting Worries

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...sunken in as well. 2 questions. Is it possible for this to be caused by HIV at 1 year post exposure? What does facial wasting look like? Read more »

Wasting Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
...any padding back there...don't know if it is because I have sat on it too long pouring through thebody.com or because I am at risk less than 6 weeks after possible exposure? Could Wasting show as early as 6 months? Read more »