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Ways To Treat Buffalo Hump

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Sexy man with a Buffalo hump..

Hi very busy Drs.Real quick-me 44, hiv+ since 1999, eat great-fish/chicken protein, good carbs,brown rice,whole grains,vegs. work out 3x wk. Currently undet./t-cell-1200+. on viread,viramune,epivir( last 8-12mos. for this regimine)and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have no experience with use of local testosterone/massage for treatment of buffalo hump. Use of systemic topical testosterone is under study for that -results should be available soon from the ACTg study. The cortisol dysregulation theory for... Read more »

High Cholestrol, Buffalo Hump, and Lipodystrophy

I was diagnosed as HIV+ in 1991. I have been a vegan for over 5 years. I had been on Norvir,... Read more »

buffalo hump

How is procedure like to have surgery to suck out the hump?... 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 »
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

Buffalo, NY Group Uses Art to Promote AIDS Awareness

The Buffalo, N.Y., group God Recognizes Our Ultimate Potential (GROUP) Ministries is sponsoring the Memorial AIDS Arts Project, a three-part series of artistic events aimed at helping people with HIV and their families. The first part of the series... 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 »

5 lessons about the way we treat people

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies




Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people.



1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady.

During my second month of college, our professor
gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student
and had breezed through the questions until... Read more »