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How To Lose Buffalo Hump

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buffalo Hump

I've read here and heard of diet would benifit. But exactly what is the suggested diet?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The benefit of diet/exercise for buffalo hump is variable and often disappointing. The recommended diet depends on your overall health status (ie weight, diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol/triglyceride problems).KH... Read more »

is "Buffalo Hump" reversable ?

I understand that switching from zerit to ziagen or viread may help to gain back lost fat. Does it... Read more »

buffalo hump surgery

I'm a 45 year old, HIV+ for 20 years, recently taken off all meds and waiting for the results... 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 »
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Agency Loses Grant to Expand Services for Families Affected by HIV/AIDS

AIDS Community Services of Western New York (ACS), a Buffalo-based agency that provides medical treatment and social services for individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS, has lost a $288,500 grant from the Junior League of Buffalo that was to... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »