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Natural Remedies For Buffalo Hump

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Buffalo Hump

I had lipo to remove the "buffalo hump" however the hump is still there. The dr tells me that it will take about 6 months (we are now at 4) and at last check up he stated that what is left is muscle not fatty tissue. Could this be...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some patients do have prominent muscles in the neck and/or bony curvature in that region which profiles the back of the neck in the same region where buffalo humps (fat deposits) are found. Sometimes a CT or MRI can distinguish the nature of the... Read more »

Dealing with my Buffalo Hump and Turkey Neck

Dear NelsonWe spoke a few years ago about my Buffalo Hump and the large amount of fat under my... Read more »

buffalo hump

Hi Doctor i been on meds 7 yrs. i was wondering if the there is any thing i can do about the bump... 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Making Decisions About Herbal Therapies: Regulation of Herbal Products

In response to growing concerns about the regulatory environment for herbal remedies, Health Canada developed a new regulatory framework for natural health products, which came into effect January 1, 2004. This framework is the product of extensive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambian Government Launches Clinical Trial of Three Herbal Remedies to Treat HIV/AIDS

The Zambian government on Wednesday announced it has begun clinical trials testing three herbal medicines for the treatment of HIV/AIDS, BBC News reports. Zambian Health Minister Sylvia Masebo during a news conference in the capital Lusaka said... 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 »

Natural remedies? Not on meds yet....

Posted by cassiusp, 8 Replies
Not yet on meds, still have a decent T cell count. Started taking Korean Ginseng. NAC, ST Johns Wort and Lysine (collagen, I am a little paranoid about wrinkles :) ) and a good multivit. Oh and plan to start breathing meditations with my BF (he... 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 »