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Whats Buffalo Hump

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buffalo hump what can I do for it?

Buffalo hump can you give me any infro on them and what I should or could do for the pain??...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Buffalo humps or dorsocervical fat accumulation is one of the manifestations of HIV lipodystrophy. The causation of buffalo humps remains controversial, though several studies point to a multifactorial cause; most suggest that risk of fat... Read more »

buffalo hump

How do I get rid of of a buffalo hump i got when i had lipo, everything is back to normal except... Read more »

how does buffalo hump figure??

DR.Dieterich,I appreciated your response to why lipo many not respond for a long time if at all... Read more »
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

The Positive Side Table of Contents, Spring 2008

Over the Hump Whether he's speaking out on foster care or fostering AIDS awareness and activism, Sandy Lambert doesn't take "no" for an answer. Just ask B.C. Health. By Charlene Catchpole and Kristin Jenkins To read PDF, click here Editors' Letter... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV Treatment Strategies: As Therapies Improve, How to Choose What's Right for You

Before the mid-1990s, HIV infection was a death sentence. And almost worse than the prognosis itself was the disease course: suffocation from pneumonia, blindness, dementia, hideous purple skin lesions engulfing limbs and internal organs, and... 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

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 »

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 »

A little over the hump

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I got back a negative test yesterday after almost ten weeks. I plan to retest in 4 weeks and have a STD screening done at the same time. I pray I have the same result. Read more »