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How Do I Know If I Have Buffalo Hump

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Buffalo hump updated

Requesting updated information on Buffalo Hump removal. I did a search, but I thought you might have some more current info. Thanks- Even though I'm off my haart meds 3 months now in hopes of reversing my hump, it still is growing. My Doctor...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Jeff, unfortunately no one knows the best management for a buffalo hump. I have a patient who had his hump surgically excised with a good result. Small studies of liposuction have been presented, and the results have been disappointing.... Read more »

buffalo hump

I know the buffalo hump will develop in cases in extreme conditions of the adrenal... Read more »

Removal of Buffalo Hump

Hi, Do you know of anyone in the Atlanta area that removes "buffalo hump" ? Thanks... 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

Buffalo, NY Group Uses Art to Promote AIDS Awareness

The Buffalo, N.Y., group God Recognizes Our Ultimate Potential (GROUP) Ministries is sponsoring the Memorial AIDS Arts Project, a three-part series of artistic events aimed at helping people with HIV and their families. The first part of the series... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

That Hump

Because I am genuinely passionate about my work, it is sometimes really difficult for me to not take it personally. Hearing that one in two African American teenage girls may be infected with at least one sexually transmissible infection (STI) was... Read more »
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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 »

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 »