Aug 18, 2007
I'm currently on Epzicon, Norvir, Reyataz. I recently had a Celulitus which took ages to get rid of anf=d then following a biospsy was diganosed Basal cell si=kin cancer. Are either of these contated to my HIV or the meds I'm taking?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Cellulitis and skin cancer have not been linked to any particular HIV regimen including the one you are taking. Skin infections and a variety of non-AIDS cancers may be increased in HIV+ persons--that issue is still being evaluated. If your CD4 count > 500 then the role of HIV infectionas a contributing factor is minimized. KH
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