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Buffalo Hump On The Back Of Neck

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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 chin. I have had it for years now and it has become emotionally over the top. I haven't had a date for years now. Any time I see(or meet) a guy. All I...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...accumulation related to HIV medications. Many plastic surgeons are writing good medical necessity letters to justify liposuction of the neck and hump due to pain or sleep related issues.I have posted a good simple letter that a doctor wrote for... Read more »

Buffalo hump and injectable Egrifta

Is there any research on using the new injectable drug Egrifta to correct body fat gain in the back... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

Conference Highlights

...With Diarrhea On the Lookout for Kidney Problems With Viread Risks of Viramune Take ALL of Your Meds Risk Factors for Buffalo Hump New Drugs and Therapies Effective Once-Daily HIV Regimen The once-daily regimen of Emtriva,... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in the breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the skin(lipomas) Lipoatrophy:... Read more »
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 Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Buttocks Face (sunken cheeks) Fat build up may happen in the: Stomach Breasts Back of the neck ("buffalo hump") Round lumps of fat may appear under the skin (lipomas) Some studies show that... Read more »
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buffalo hump

Posted by Anonymous, 5 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 Read more »

Buffalo Hump Just Starting

Posted by mike55, 6 Replies
...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 type of lypodystrophy. Things like, how yours... Read more »

I need some help - Here is my story.

Posted by Atheena, 2 Replies
...and are alive. LOLAlive.Well the mutation (that is what I call it) got much worst and now today 2010 I have lipodystrophy, buffalo hump, double chin and facial wasting ( upper trunk of body is deformed). Thank god I worked out as much as I did... Read more »

crixibelly and buffalo back

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...protease inhibitors. The news just gets worse because you get a layer of fat on the back of your neck, too. JUST LIKE A BUFFALO. There is NO surgical solution. Please let me know if you KNOW... Read more »