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Clinical Trials for Buffalo Hump

My partner has a severe buffalo hump. He has been positive since 1995 of only 49tcells. Tcells now 789. He has been on all different kinds of Hiv meds. He is now only on Trizivir. The hump is getting so big that it is spreading from side to side...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There are clinical trials for increased abdominal fat using diabetic medicines (ACTG has sites in Dallas) and growth hormone can help that (trials not currently open). Exercise, diet, and lipid lowering meds +/- diabetic meds in some combination... Read more »

Buffalo Hump

I had lipo to remove the "buffalo hump" however the hump is still there. The dr tells me... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

AIDS on the Silver Screen: Movies That Reflect Our Shared History

"If you know your history, then you would know where you coming from." -- Bob Marley, "Buffalo Soldier" Though we come from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, people living with HIV all share a common history: the history of the AIDS... 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 »

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 »