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How To Treat Buffalo Hump When You Are Hiv Positive

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Meds and Buffalo Hump

Dear Nelson,Just a general question: is the development of a Buffalo Hump something that it a hold-over from the older generatipn of medications, or is it something that we can get from the newer generation of meds (I am currently on Stocrin and...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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Program for Wellness Restoration
...has dropped dramatically. But it is still there for some even when taking more "metabolically friendly" medications.Once the buffalo hump grows, it is very difficult to eliminate unless a surgeon uses ultrasound assisted liposuction. And in some... Read more »

HIV + "Buffalo Hump"

Iam 68 and just had liposuction procedure done on my back and neck. What are the chances of the... Read more »

buffalo hump

Dear doctor,can i inject the back of my neck with TRIAC or CARDISPANto quit the fat coused by the... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

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...With Diarrhea On the Lookout for Kidney Problems With Viread Risks of Viramune Take ALL of Your Meds Risk Factors for Buffalo Hump New Drugs and Therapies Effective Once-Daily HIV Regimen The once-daily regimen of Emtriva,... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in the breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the skin(lipomas) Lipoatrophy:... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in the breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the skin(lipomas) Lipoatrophy:... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...(sunken cheeks). This may be the most common feature of lipo. Fat deposits can show up in the stomach, the back of the neck (a "buffalo hump"), the breasts (in both men and women) or other areas. Metabolic changes can include increases in... Read more »
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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 Read more »

buffalo hump

Posted by Anonymous, 5 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 Read more »

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Posted by yoshimi2, 1 Reply
...event took place on 2 November 09, and I know because he used to be thin, now he has lypodystrophy, nine month pregnant belly, buffalo hump on back, plus he used to be an idu. Lets say I am 99.9 sure his is pos. Also he is avoiding my... Read more »

AIDS Treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...protease inhibitor side effects to be identified was lipodystrophy, a redistribution of body fat that created the so-called buffalo hump behind the neck and big bellies in AIDS patients. And gradually doctors began to see elevated... Read more »