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How To Prevent Buffalo Hump

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What options are available for someone whose buffalo hump is so huge, it is deforming! (BUFFALO HUMP, 2009)

Hello to my favorite Doc. This is Mommy of three and I hope to find you are doing wonderfully and as happy as you can possibly be. I am finding that my buffalo hump has grown so big that despite being taken off of one protease inhibitor and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mommy of Three,Unfortunately we don't clearly understand the pathophysiology (cause) of buffalo humps and consequently we do not have effective treatments available. Certainly the problem is most prevalent in HIVers on antiretroviral... Read more »

Buffalo Hump

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

Lypodystrophy- a buffalo hump

Over the past 18 months I have developed a buffalo hump and want to explore treatments to eliminate... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Groups Urged to Focus on AIDS Prevention

Buffalo-area organizations and churches must become more involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS, attendees heard at a recent forum at the Community Action Organization of Erie County Resource Center. "The African-American community and other... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: A Creative New Take on AIDS Prevention

Crowds of young men and women spill out of the taverns onto Buffalo's Chippewa strip. Before they get too far, they are handed a packet with condoms, instructions on how to use them and leaflets with information on HIV/AIDS. "We'll go out 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 »

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 »