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Buffalo Hump And Weight Gain

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buffalo hump

This is not really a question, but more an observation. For the past month, I have been using Testosterone gel 2x/day on my buffalo hump and have been having a body massage approx. every 10 days (with emphasis on breaking down the fats on the hump)...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Thanks for your testimony.One word of caution is that testosterone in femailes needs to be used with care to avoid masculinising effects like hair growth. Some women also note an increased appetite weight (including muscle gain), mood swings and... Read more »

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.... Read more »

fat face and buffalo hump

I have been HIV+ for 14 yrs. with no side effects except for having 3 chins and a buffalo hump. It... Read more »
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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 »
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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Hot Topics: Healthy Weight Gain; Supplements; CROI 2014 Preview; Drug Holidays; and More

Hot Topics: Healthy Weight Gain; Supplements; CROI 2014 Preview; Drug Holidays; and More February 19, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS Mixed-Status... 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 »

Atripla & Weight Gain

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
I've searched the forums and found posts dealing with the wild dreams, excessive nausea and irritating itching brought on by Atripla. However, I have not been able to find any posts on what folks have done to combat the additional weight gain... 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 »