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Can You Get Neuropathy From Lung Cancer

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Magnets : A recent study found that socks containing magnets relieved diabetic neuropathy in most cases. However, they were less effective for foot pain due to other causes. Other Resources More information on PN is available from The NeuropathyAssociation at and in the book Numb Toes and Aching Soles: Coping With PeripheralNeuropathy , by John A. Senneff. The Bottom Line Peripheral neuropathy is a disease of the...
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Lung Cancer show positive for A,B,C, hepatitus

My husband has lung cancer and had test for HCV. But the other part said (Positive results indicate detection of antibodies to proteins expressed by the structural (HC-34) and Nonstructural (HC-31 and c100-31) regions of the HCV genome. Another...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Concerning the hepatitis C results, your husband was exposed to hepatitis C- the anti-HCV and a supplemental assay was positive. To determine if he still carries the virus, another test to look for the virus itself, HCV RNA, should be performed.The... Read more »

HIV and lung cancer? How are they related?

When does HIV become AIDS? A relative of mine was recently diagnosed with lung cancer. The tumor was only the size of the tip of the little finger. Surgery was performed in which the middle lobe was removed. More was taken out because the surgeons...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Phil, you ask a lot of good questions about the relationship of HIV and lung cancer.Lung cancer does NOT qualify as an "AIDS-defining cancer". What this means is that if your relative is HIV positive and has lung cancer, then he does NOT... Read more »

my lungs are bad again; I'm tired and I need to rid myself of cancer.

I recently wrote about my lungs taking up gallium. I don't have a pneumonia just another flare up of inflammation from the chemotherapy. Because my lungs are bad again they are thinking about stopping chemotherapy and sending me for a stem cell...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask some hard questions which I may not necessarily be able to answer. Obviously we always aim to give full treatment for lymphoma. However, sometimes we just can't give full treatment because of side effects similar to those which you... Read more »

Lung pain and cancer

Dear Doctor, Thanks for your help here. My question: My VL is undetectable, my CD4s are around 250, up from 79 a year ago. I have had a sharp pain in what feels like my right lung for over 6 months. The pain comes and goes, sometimes its in the...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Given that your chest x-ray shows some scarring, the next step would probably be to have a chest CT scan. The CT scan might give a better idea of what's going on in your chest. Given that your symptoms have persisted for at least 6 months, I... Read more »
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Desperate.dry mouth,dry eyes,peripheral neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
have been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy - L-Carnetine

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Greetings! Just thought I would post the following info, it is based strictly on my personal experience and is not a recommendation.

I am a long-term survivor(21 years) and in general good health. Last year I successfully complete a course of Chemo... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I am a nevous 24 year old who has recently developed red-streaked spit in the morning for the past month(happens only once a week) and notice a pain on my right side near my ribs. Could this be lung cancer; I am terrified. Read more »

AIDS and Cancer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've been living with HIV now for at least 10 years, this year I got diagnosed with Anal Cancer and have undergone treatment with Radiation and Chemotherapy which has been more difficult to recover from than I ever thought it would be. It's 6 months... Read more »