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Are Cervical Biopsies Tested For Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Have you had patients you had to biopsy to find HIV?

Hello Joe,Have you ever had patients that tested antibody and PCR and bDNA negative, but still didn't feel right and ended up testing positive from a tissue sample rather than those tests? Is ImmunoFlourescent screening better than other...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Dear M.No there have been no patients that have been diagnosed only by biopsy. Even "elite controllers" with undetectable viral loads will have anitibodies since it is their immune systems that keep the Read more »

Lymph node biopsy; my surgeon couldn't find it at the time of surgery

I've had an enlarged posterior cervical (neck) node for five months, had high risk exposure but... Read more »

Liver biopsy & HIV

Can liver biopsy results indicate present HIV infection? Read more »
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The Well Project

Cancers

... Gastrointestinal tract: Diarrhea Cramping Bleeding Lungs: Breathing problems Bad cough Diagnosis Biopsy (sample of tissue taken and examined under microscope) "Good prognosis" KS: No internal organ involvement ... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

...Genital Warts Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Dysplasia and Anal Cancer HPV is More Common and Can Be More Serious for HIV+ People Prevention of HPV Taking Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...the anal area. If necessary, a sample of the suspected wart will be cut off and examined under a microscope. This is called a biopsy. Genital warts are not caused by the same HPV that causes cancer. However, if you have warts, you may have also... Read more »
Project Inform

Women and AIDS Update

...conference or reviewed in this issue. Menstrual Irregularity Women have long reported menstrual irregularities associated with HIV infection, including shortened or lengthened time between menstruation, heavier or lighter flow of menstrual... Read more »
Connect With Others

Yea...Results of Biopsy Are IN

Posted by Bear60, 8 Replies
...is referred to as Barretts Syndrome: simply that damaged cells are replaced by my body with cancer prone cells. They took a biopsy and the call just came in: not progressed to cancer. So, now I get to do the happy dance!!!!! Read more »

William's Mom's Breast Biopsy - Cancer

Posted by Survivor, 7 Replies
...For his mother, for his Dad as well as for all of you here. It keeps my head clear about things. You know something else? HIV is so far out of the picture right now its absolutely funny. I swallow my pills, kick ass at my job, say prayers... Read more »

strange...

Posted by sunflower, 5 Replies
...after but I have NEVER orgasmed during sex with out manual stimulation - that feels so lame to me! hahahahahaha Since becoming HIV+ have you had less sex or started using mutual masturbation instead of penetration?? Does it feel fulfilling - I... Read more »

Biopsy Results

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Guess what everyone? My lymph node was completely normal! So for those out there that have swollen lymph nodes, don't worry. I now know that you can cause symptoms yourself, due to stress, fear, anxiety and and other form of worry. I caused this... Read more »