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Can They Tell If You Have Hiv From Biopsy

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Liver biopsy & HIV

Can liver biopsy results indicate present HIV infection?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Possibly if special studies and stains are done on the tissue, which would not normally be done on liver tissue after a routine biopsy.... Read more »

Liver Biopsy-HIV/Hep C

I'm having a liver biopsy on next Friday. Was due to start treatment with the... Read more »

Can detect HIV by lymph node biopsy?

Dear Dr, Although someone everask similar question, but don't get dirctly answer from you.... Read more »
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Rapid Drop in Mitochondria in Fat Biopsies Within Four Weeks of d4T Use

A study by Menezes and colleagues from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, published in HIV Medicine , was stopped by the DSMB due to the negative impact of d4T (stavudine) on mitochondria after only four weeks of use. 1 This was... Read more »
TheBody.com

My Follow-Up Procedure

As many of you may know my doctor did a series of tests and biopsies earlier this year to test for certain types of anal cancer and those test came back showing that I had advanced precancerous tissue and my doctor recommended that I get it treated... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Liver Biopsy

What Is a Biopsy? Why Do a Biopsy? How Is a Biopsy Performed? How Are the Results of a Biopsy Reported? How Are the Results Used? What Are the Side Effects of a Biopsy? After the Biopsy What Is a Biopsy? A biopsy is the analysis... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Demonstrators Gather at Washington, D.C., CVS Pharmacy to Protest Practice of Locking Up Condoms

Protestors gathered outside a Washington, D.C., CVS Pharmacy on Thursday to urge the pharmacy chain to end the practice of locking condoms in display cases in certain neighborhoods, WJLA News reports. The protestors contend that CVS restricts... Read more »
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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 »

Colon Biopsy results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been having blood in my stool and recently had a colonoscopy performed. It revealed inflammation. The microscopic finding was moderate infiltration of lymphoid cells and no Granulomata or parasites. Does anyone know if this is consistent with... Read more »

William's Mom's Breast Biopsy - Cancer

Posted by Survivor, 7 Replies
God has been shinning down on us today. Even though the biopsy of Will's Mom came back as cancer, they are up beat. They will remove the lump which is farily small and then do some light radiation treatment that should help clear anything left. ... Read more »

Biopsy - no KS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a biopsy done on a mark on my body. The report came back "non-cancerous". Does this mean it is not KS? Would the pathologist know this for sure? Even if not looking for it?

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