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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
Glad to hear that you have had such success with this treatment. Hope that permanent is really permanent because over a long period (say years) silicone tends to cause fibrosis (scar tissue) and the appearance/texture may change. Generally facial... Read more »

kaletra and combivir and facial wasting

Hello...I am on kaletra and combivir...is there high risk for facial wasting, etc with this combo.... Read more »

facial wasting

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

Why Your Dentist Needs to Know About Your Facial Fillers

In the early 2000s, facial wasting -- the loss of the fatty layer just under the skin on the face, particularly in the cheeks -- was a real concern for people with HIV on anti-HIV therapy. With its signature sunken cheeks and resulting gaunt... Read more »
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FAQs About Facial Wasting

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Facial Wasting forum ! Basics and Prevention | Treatment | Insurance | Personal Stories Basics and Prevention Newly diagnosed: Which meds should I choose to avoid lipoatrophy? How long should I... Read more »
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Fighting Wasting

On March 24, 2000, Nutritionists In AIDS Care (NIAC) and the AIDS Wasting Foundation (AWF) presented an all-day conference at Hunter College in New York City. The conference was entitled "Progressive Management of AIDS Wasting: 2000," and one of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Fat Wasting and HAART

Combination HIV therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) has many benefits, such as strengthening the immune system, improving overall health and dramatically lengthening survival. Newer formulations and combinations of HAART are generally well... Read more »
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Facial Wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has anyone found a way to deal with facial wasting? I'm not on treatment yet but still have terrible facial wasting.

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question about facial wasting

Posted by Anonymous
Is facial wasting from the disease or the meds ?

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Facial Wasting?

Posted by Anonymous
Please help!! I have been told that there is a wasting condition assicated with HIV. In particular wasting of the face . Is it remotely possible that this wasting can start right away( within 3-4 months of infection) I am scared so far all my test... Read more »

Facial wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me about treatments that have helped them with facial wasting? My face just 'sunk', more or less, overnight. This is really bothersome and my doctor said there is nothing to be done. Please respond. Thank you.

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