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Buffalo Hump And HIV

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Cortisol/Buffalo Hump, Addison's/HIV connection?

Dear Dr. Cohen:I read with great interest the post re liposuction used to reduce a buffalo hump. The patient noted that success was limited because the hump was "too fibrous". Your response acknowledged that "there is tremendous...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
The similarity of the appearance of Cushings and lipodystrophy led researchers to first focus on whether this was the explanation. Since you are right to suggest that there is some striking overlap in how these two conditions look, including the... Read more »

HIV + "Buffalo Hump"

Iam 68 and just had liposuction procedure done on my back and neck. What are the chances of the... Read more »

hiv meds body shape changes buffalo hump

I started meds in 97 and quit in 2003 . because of side effects ie. buffalo hump and dark face... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Surgery Savvy For PWAs

The "buffalo hump" on the back of your neck is now too large to ignore. It's time to get something done. And you sure aren't about to discontinue the ritonavir cocktail that raised your T-cells, suppressed your viral load, and brought you, well,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Over the Hump

For almost 20 years, Sandy Lambert's family doctor told him, "If you feel well, don't get an HIV test." He doesn't have that doctor anymore. It wasn't until 1996 when Lambert underwent surgery for an out-of-control staph infection in his thigh... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIAID Grant Awarded to Buffalo University for HIV/AIDS Research

The University of Buffalo's School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences on Tuesday announced that it has received a seven-year, $7.6 million grant from NIH 's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for HIV/AIDS research... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

University at Buffalo Helps to Launch Two Zimbabwe National Programs in Nanotechnology and HIV/AIDS Eradication

A University at Buffalo (UB) research team led by Gene Morse, Pharm.D., associate director of the Translational Pharmacology Core and professor of the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, traveled to Zimbabwe for... Read more »
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Buffalo Hump Just Starting

Posted by mike55, 6 Replies
Hi,

I have been successly treated with Trizivir for four years (since becoming HIV+). All was well until a few weeks ago I noticed the dreaded hump starting to appear behind my neck.

I would like to hear experiences from anyone going through this... Read more »

buffalo hump

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
has anyone experienced a "buffalo hump"? my doctor says that not enough information is known about the cause or treatment of it. i have consulted with a plastic surgeon who has recommended a procedure to remove the hump. has anyone had any... Read more »

crixibelly and buffalo back

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey Guys:
I am looking for ANY information on the layer of FAT you get on your belly from protease
inhibitors. The news just gets worse because you get a layer of fat on the back of your
neck, too. JUST... Read more »

Dry Humping that wasn't so dry...

Posted by Sharpie, 1 Reply
Hi,

The other day I was with a guy and he was grinding himself against my anus. He was leaking a lot of precum and he tried to insert himself (no condom) a few times. He never actually inserted himself but he was poking quite hard. Risk or no?

thanks Read more »