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Ways To Prevent Buffalo Hump

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early signs of buffalo hump

I'm curious if there is any information regarding early signs of the buffalo hump? I've been on meds for a few months now including a protease inhibitor. Lately I have recurring pain or tension in my neck and upper back which wasn't there before...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...your profile in the mirror or ask a friend to look at you in profile- these may be the most sensitive ways to detect an early buffalo hump. Even if an early hump is present, you may not want to make any changes in your treatment if it is going... Read more »

Buffalo hump updated

Requesting updated information on Buffalo Hump removal. I did a search, but I thought you might... Read more »

Clinical Trials for Buffalo Hump

My partner has a severe buffalo hump. He has been positive since 1995 of only 49tcells. Tcells now... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Buttocks Face (sunken cheeks) Fat build up may happen in the: Stomach Breasts Back of the neck ("buffalo hump") Round lumps of fat may appear under the skin (lipomas) Some studies show that... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...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 »
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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, 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 »

Fat loss in the cheeks but no HIV disease

Posted by Serge2008, 2 Replies
...take medication for a while but I can't remember the name of it. I feel really ashame of the way I look now and many people always ask me what happened to my face and if I'm sick but I had another blood test done a few months ago and there is... Read more »

I need some help - Here is my story.

Posted by Atheena, 2 Replies
...and are alive. LOLAlive.Well the mutation (that is what I call it) got much worst and now today 2010 I have lipodystrophy, buffalo hump, double chin and facial wasting ( upper trunk of body is deformed). Thank god I worked out as much as I did... Read more »