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Buffalo Hump Surgery Removal

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Meso Therapy effective for buffalo hump removal?

Recently I read about Meso Therapy now available at many plastic surgery clinics in the U.S. these days, which "dissolves" fat and cellulite in unwanted areas. They claim good results and that it's been used in Europe safely for...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Mesotherapy is a treatment that stimulates the mesoderm, ormiddle layer of skin, which in turn improves cellulite. The technique involves the injection of homeopathic substances to act upon cellulite within the mesoderm. Micro-injections are given... Read more »

Removal of buffalo hump

I have reached the point where I can rest my head on my bufffalo hump. My doctor has even admitted... Read more »

buffalo hump surgery

I'm a 45 year old, HIV+ for 20 years, recently taken off all meds and waiting for the results... 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Positive Side Table of Contents, Spring 2008

Over the Hump Whether he's speaking out on foster care or fostering AIDS awareness and activism, Sandy Lambert doesn't take "no" for an answer. Just ask B.C. Health. By Charlene Catchpole and Kristin Jenkins To read PDF, click here Editors' Letter... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Lipodistrofia

¿Qué es la lipodistrofia? La lipodistrofia, llamada también redistribución de la grasa, es una alteración en la forma en que el cuerpo produce, usa y almacena la grasa. Hay dos clases diferentes de lipodistrofia. En la desaparición... Read more »
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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 »

Lymph Node Removal Complications

Posted by amandajeanbrown, 4 Replies
I had a lymph node removed from my groin on May 6th, initially, I had no complications. The incision site looks great, no redness, no signs of infection. There is mild swelling directly under the incision, to be expected. My concern, is I have... Read more »