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Are Flu Symptoms Related To Cervical Cancer Symptoms

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...medical conditions. More than 70 percent of adults who have been hospitalized with the 2009 H1N1 virus have had one or more medical conditions previously recognized as placing people at "higher risk" of serious seasonal flu-related complications. This includes pregnancy, diabetes, heart disease, asthma and kidney disease. In one study, fifty-seven percent of children who had been hospitalized as a result of 2009 H1N1 have had one or more...
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Relation of cancer to hiv

I was just diagnosed with possible pre cancerous cells on my cervix.Iwas diagnosed with hiv about 8 months ago. I was wondering if the two are related in any way
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The risk for cervical cancer is increased in HIV+ persons. Cervical dysplasia is listed in the CDC HIV Classification System as a Category B Symptomatic Condition. HIV+ women are recommended to get regular pelvic examinations/PAP smears to detect... Read more »

AIDS related Cancer

I had Burkitts Lymphoma 2 years ago. (stage 4) I have been told by my doctors that this is an AIDS related cancer. I had never even heard of this type of Cancer before becoming ill with it. What other AIDS relaited Cancers are there?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
There are several different types of cancer associated with AIDS. HIV increases the risk of certain cancers because it impairs the immune system, which is one of our defense mechanisms against cancer. Other types of cancer associated with AIDS are... Read more »


A week ago my 17-year-old daughter received a letter from Red Cross indicating she screened HIV positive after donating at a recent blood drive. Results were HIV-1/HIV-2 Positive, Confirmatory Indeterminate, NAT Negative. Retesting was done at a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of essentially no potential HIV exposure and a recent flu vaccine, you can rest assured her indeterminate Western Blot is not related to HIV seroconversion, but rather to the detection of cross-reacting antibodies. That her NAT was negative... Read more »

How are AIDS and Cancer related?

Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The HIV virus weakens the immune system. Because of the weakened immune system, HIV-positive folks are more prone to develop cancers, such as Kaposi's sarcoma, lymphoma, cervical cancer, anal cancer, Hodgkin's disease, and so on. In addition, the... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (explained in this sheet) The... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (seesheet called Understanding Lab Tests... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

What Are Clinical Trials? The Basic Components of Clinical Trials The Stages of Treatment Trials Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Clinical Trials and HIV+ Women What Are Clinical Trials? The term clinical trial is... Read more »
The Well Project


...AIDS diagnosis) "Poor prognosis" KS: Tumor in organs, or very bulky (ulcerated) CD4 count less than 200 Other HIV-related illness Treatment HIV drug therapy alone may make tumor shrink or disappear (remission) Local... Read more »
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Tested Once - ARS related symptoms?

Posted by bbny, 2 Replies
...and I don't do drugs or anal sex. For the most part I have no symptoms, no fever, no rashes, sore throat, or obvious pain or 'flu-like symptoms'. However, recently (just under 6 weeks) I became worried when I noticed minor soreness (no... Read more »

What exactly are "flu like symptoms"....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies side)..but its gone now. Never had a fever either....or aches or pains. I think (hope) mine is all anxiety and stress related. I haven't slept for 2 weeks....haven't eaten in that amount of time either. I was on an antidepressant which... Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
Hey guys, I've had practically every symptom in the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat,... Read more »

are flu-like symptoms passable?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...later he asks me if i'm feeling sick, cause hes got a cold. i do too at that moment. the question is, if you're experincing the "flu-like" symptoms from HIV, can you pass them to someone else like a cold or are they exclusive to you? Read more »