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How Long Does It Take To Get Rid Of Buffalo Hump

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My Buffalo Hump

I am a long-term survivor of HIV who was infected back in 1983. Most of the meds have worked well for me, but when I was taking Crixivan a few years ago, several things happened. I lost all my body hair, body fat, and developed a buffalo hump that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have referred some patients to an HIV-user friendly plastic surgeon with acceptable results. Use of some oral diabetic drugs for lipodystrophy is under study by the ACTG (study # 5082). The ACTG is also looking at use of testosterone for... 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 »

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 »
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 »
Project Inform

A Primer on What's Up With Cure Research

Research aimed toward curing HIV infection by ridding the body of the virus or teaching the immune system to keep the virus under control without the need for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs -- what some refer to as a "functional cure" -- is beginning to... 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 »
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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 »

to rid of me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
fine ill post my whole story tonight or tommorow morning and then ill stop unless i really need to post but just so you know i did get exposed to it by having unprotected sex with a girl ok. here is a short part of my story: i had unprotected sex... Read more »