Can Hiv Cause Leukemia

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Ask the Experts

Did HIV Cause my Leukemia?

One year ago I was diagnosed with Leukemia (AML). Days later I was diagnosed as HIV+. My HIV/Infectious Disease Physician tells me that while there is evidence that HIV is linked to Lymphomas -- there is "no evidence whatsoever" that it(HIV) is...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...I published earlier this year an article describing the relationship between leukemia (in particular your type of leukemia AML) and HIV infection. The article appears in the British journal AIDS and is under my Read more »

HIV+, Hep C, and lymphatic leukaemia

One of our users has HIV, Hep C, and Lymphatic Leukaemia. His CD4 count is artificially high, and... Read more »

chronic leukemia in HIV

I'm a HIV positive indian doctor with CD4- 243 and past history of bacterial infections. viral load... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vans Warped Tour Is Auctioning VIP Tickets to Benefit Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research

... The Vans Warped Tour -- a 46-city tour showcasing music and extreme sports, will auction VIP tickets to benefit leukemia, cancer, and AIDS research, it was announced Tuesday in New York. The tickets include on-stage seating; one pair will be... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...Lipo may also be similar to "Syndrome X" which can occur in people who have recovered from serious illnesses like childhood leukemia or breast cancer. For people with HIV, this may be caused by the recovery of the immune system after effective... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

...acid are fairly common. Very high levels can be caused when the kidneys are unable to remove uric acid from the blood or by leukemia or lymphoma. Albumin is the major protein in the blood. It maintains water balance in the cells, carries... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
...give you problems like hiv but in some cases it can. it can attack your cd4's and what it usuallly does is cause lymphomas or leukemias As I have just found out. Read more »

Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

Ferritin as a predictor of HIV mortality?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...chemistry eludes me, I confess. Has anyone experience with this? Ferritin is also a predictor of B cell production, a marker for leukemia; and, certain liver disorders. I am certain that Dr. Edelman, my liver specialist, will just want to... Read more »