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How Can Buffalo Hump Be Treated

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Ask the Experts

buffalo hump

How is procedure like to have surgery to suck out the hump?...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Depending on the surgeons experience with treating HIV associated buffalo humps, surgery can be very effective at debulking and improving the appearance of buffalo humps. This is not to say the problem would be completely removed but certainly would... Read more »

My buffalo hump won't disappear, my tests are normal?

I've had a buffalo hump for a couple of years now. My doctor suspected Cushing's... Read more »

Lypodystrophy- a buffalo hump

Over the past 18 months I have developed a buffalo hump and want to explore treatments to eliminate... 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 the ritonavir cocktail that raised your T-cells, suppressed your viral load, and brought you, well,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

University at Buffalo Partners With Zimbabwe Universities to Create International Nanotechnology Center

Zimbabwe has a high rate (14 percent) of its population co-infected with HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB), thus there is a great need for new drugs and treatments. With a view to developing new drugs to treat these diseases, the University at... 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

New York: Schumer Seeks Testing for Veterans' Families

On January 23, Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), expressed his latest concerns regarding problems at the Buffalo Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in a letter to Brian Stiller, medical director at VA Western New York Healthcare System. The... Read more »
Connect With Others

Buffalo Hump Just Starting

Posted by mike55, 6 Replies

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 »

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 »

A little over the hump

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I got back a negative test yesterday after almost ten weeks. I plan to retest in 4 weeks and have a STD screening done at the same time. I pray I have the same result. Read more »