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Ways To Prevent Buffalo Hump

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Buffalo hump updated

Requesting updated information on Buffalo Hump removal. I did a search, but I thought you might have some more current info. Thanks- Even though I'm off my haart meds 3 months now in hopes of reversing my hump, it still is growing. My Doctor...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Jeff, unfortunately no one knows the best management for a buffalo hump. I have a patient who had his hump surgically excised with a good result. Small studies of liposuction have been presented, and the results have been disappointing.... Read more »

early signs of buffalo hump

I'm curious if there is any information regarding early signs of the buffalo hump? I've... Read more »

hiv meds body shape changes buffalo hump

I started meds in 97 and quit in 2003 . because of side effects ie. buffalo hump and dark face... 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

Rise in Gonorrhea Second-Highest in Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, N.Y., posted the nation's second-highest increase in gonorrhea cases at a time when the STD is leveling off across the country, according to new data from the CDC. In Buffalo, gonorrhea cases were up 27.5 percent in 2000. Reasons for the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Buffalo AIDS Services Agency to Move to New Facility

In a joint venture, Buffalo's AIDS Community Services (ACS) and Clover Management are developing Evergreen Center, a $10 million, five-story medical services and research center to be located at 23 High St. A derelict 10-story building near the... 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 »
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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 to appear behind my neck.

I would like to hear experiences from anyone going through this... Read more »

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 »

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 »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »