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Exercises For Buffalo Hump

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Buffalo Hump Exercise

This is a question to Dr. Vergel, I've developed a buffalo hump, which according to my Dr. isn"t large; but then again it's not on his back. Are there any exercises or weight programs that can at least lessen the look of the hump, or disguise it?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Unfortunately, there are none that I know of. Ultrasound liposuction is effective is some people. Switching to a non protease combo may help (not proven). Some people have also seen good results (anecdotally) with the use of testosterone gel applied... Read more »

Buffalo Hump update

I've been HIV+ for over 25 years and am doing fine health-wise, undetectable and CD4's in the 500... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...(sunken cheeks). This may be the most common feature of lipo. Fat deposits can show up in the stomach, the back of the neck (a "buffalo hump"), the breasts (in both men and women) or other areas. Metabolic changes can include increases in... 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 »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...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 »
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
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 »

Atripla & Weight Gain

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
...additional weight gain brought on by this drug. Since I started taking it in August 2007, I've gained 28 lbs of mostly FAT! I exercise three days per week and watch my diet (for the most part) but still can't seem to shrink this fatty build up... 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 »