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Buffalo Hump Neck Cure For Children

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Ask the Experts

What options are available for someone whose buffalo hump is so huge, it is deforming! (BUFFALO HUMP, 2009)

Hello to my favorite Doc. This is Mommy of three and I hope to find you are doing wonderfully and as happy as you can possibly be. I am finding that my buffalo hump has grown so big that despite being taken off of one protease inhibitor and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mommy of Three,Unfortunately we don't clearly understand the pathophysiology (cause) of buffalo humps and consequently we do not have effective treatments available. Certainly the problem is most prevalent in HIVers on antiretroviral... Read more »

Dealing with my Buffalo Hump and Turkey Neck

Dear NelsonWe spoke a few years ago about my Buffalo Hump and the large amount of fat under my... Read more »

buffalo hump

Is there any possibility that the medicaid will pay for a liposuction on the back of my neck? I am... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV "Cure" in Toddler Offers "Global Hope"

Johns Hopkins Children's Center pediatrician Dr. Deborah Persaud reported at the 2013 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections that a Mississippi toddler is "functionally cured" of HIV. Duplicating the functional cure with other... Read more »
International AIDS Society

AIDS 2008 Plenary Speakers Underscore Persistence of HIV as Central Challenge to a Cure, Urge Family-Centered Approach to Affected Children and Sex Workers Rights

Mexico City -- Researchers, community and political leaders gathered in Mexico City for the XVII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2008) today received an update on the future prospects of eradicating HIV, and were urged to give greater attention... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 »

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 »

Heat and neck tension

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello. Anyone got any cures for neck tension. This is such a challenge for me and gives me headaches, mood swings and dizzy spells. Even regular visits to the chiropractor are providing less and less help. Anyone else have this? My docs keep saying... Read more »