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Who Takes Serostim

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Serostim and Facial wasting!!

Hi,I am a 28 yr old M2F transexual. I have been Poz and on meds for about 5 years now. In the last year I have noticed the loss of fat in my face legs and arms. I have been taking 4 viracepts and one truvada a day. In the last few weeks I have I...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Serostim leads to reduction of both visceral and superficial fat so this suggests that it would worsen lipoatrophy. Facial fillers like Radiesse or Sculptra are proven means to restore the full appearance of your face. Kaletra tends to lead to fat... Read more »

Serostim and Abdominal Bloating

After taking Serostim for about two weeks, I had an uncomfortable amount of abdominal bloating. My... Read more »

serostim for fat removal

I am going to start taking serostim to remove accumulated stomach fat. I am not comfortable giving... Read more »
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Positive Voices

Meet Sylvia Sylvia is a positive woman who has been living with HIV for 9½ years. She started taking meds in 1997. In 1999 she noticed changes in her body like loss of fat mass in her thighs and all her fat going to her stomach. She also noticed... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, May 18, 2010

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, May 18, 2010 May 18, 2010 Visit the Forums "Hot Topics" Library Change/Update Subscription Mixed-Status Couples HIV/AIDS &... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

New Treatment Available for AIDS Cachexia

On July 15, over forty folks gathered for the first "Lunch and Learn" held by the Treatment Education Program in our new building at 139 Ralph McGill Boulevard. Tara Strawbridge, R.N., Medical Science Liaison for Serono Laboratories, talked... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and... Read more »
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anyone else taking serotism???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently started taking serostim (growth hormone) after a long battle with my insurance company to pay for it. Has anyone else out there had any good rsults from using this drug???? I must admit, I... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

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 »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »