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How Long Does Buffalo Hump Last

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Liposuction for Buffalo hump. How long will it last

If I get liposuction for my buffalo hump, how long should I expect it to last be for it's back again?Thanks much....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That can vary widely for person to person. I have had patients undergo several liposuctions over a 3-5 year period. It is unclear whether it is as effective with subsequent multiple procedures due to local scarring and other issues. KH... Read more »

Liposuction for Buffalo hump. How long will it last

If I get liposuction for my buffalo hump, how long should I expect it to last be for it's back... Read more »

buffalo hump treatment

Is there anywhere in the Long Island or NYC area that I can refer a patient to obtain treatment... 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

University at Buffalo Helps to Launch Two Zimbabwe National Programs in Nanotechnology and HIV/AIDS Eradication

A University at Buffalo (UB) research team led by Gene Morse, Pharm.D., associate director of the Translational Pharmacology Core and professor of the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, traveled to Zimbabwe for... 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 »
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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 »