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Will Sculptra Help Me

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Is Sculptra covered by Blue Cross?

I am meeting with a doctor to have sculptra injections for facial wasting. Is this covered by insurance or do I need to get it approved beforehand?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Insurance coverage for Sculptra and similar products has been a challenge. However, some folks have recently been successful in getting coverage. (See below.) Your HIV specialist and the plastic surgeon who will be injecting the Sculptra may... Read more »

Can you recommend a Sculptra expert in New York City?

Dear Dr. Pierone,I suffer from severe facial lypoatrophy and was recieving Sculptra treatments from... Read more »

Loss of body fat, especially under the skin

Hello, and thank you for taking the time. I have been positive for over 15 years now, am healthy,... Read more »
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An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

Brand Name: Sculptra Other Name(s): New-Fill, PLA, PLLA Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Poly-L-lactic acid, also known as PLLA, is the main ingredient of Sculptra, also known as New-Fill. Sculptra is a powder that is... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, January 26, 2009

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, January 26, 2009 January 26, 2009 Visit the Forums "Hot Topics" Library Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

Did You Just Learn That You're HIV-Positive? Learn More About HIV Keep Track of Your Immune System Decide How You Want to Deal With HIV Using Drugs to Fight HIV Using Complementary and Alternative Therapies Getting Help The... Read more »
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Sculptra tx site

Posted by jab, 1 Reply
Need info re where to get tx from a doctor with some experience??? I live in N.C. Have not located any sites with experienc in Sculptra tx. HELP!!! 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 »

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 »

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 PROGRAMS AND THE TOTAL COST FOR THE INJECTIONS IS AROUND $2000.... Read more »