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Cd4 And Lymphoma

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Lymphoma and a CD4 count of 271-- Is it possible to come down with PCP pneumonia?

I recently wrote in regards to missing one of my chemotherapy doses due to respiratory infection. My doctor treated me with cipro, and my fever and cough responded quickly. Nine days later I had a fever 101.6. My doctor ordered a chest x-ray, which...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...have documented PCP or is it just presumptive (i.e. no firm diagnosis made)2) Do you need antibiotics to prevent PCP if your CD4 count is 250? Unfortunately you absolutely do need PCP prophylaxis! The rule that PCP occurs typically in patients... Read more »

My CD4 count is way too high; I had lymphoma

I tested poz 3 years ago, 2 months later my ENT diagnosed me with Lymphoma. I have been on... Read more »

Lymphoma; IL-2 to boosts CD4 cells

Dr. I've been out of chemo for NHL for ten months now. My CD's hit a high of 300 and have declined... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...people with HIV. The longer you live with a suppressed immune system, the higher the risk of NHL. It can occur even with a high CD4 count. It can be serious and often fatal, sometimes within a year. The use of combination antiretroviral therapy... Read more »
Project Inform

Who Is At Risk for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

...predicting non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in people living with HIV. NHL is an AIDS-associated cancer. The risk for NHL increases as CD4 counts decline, though only a relatively small minority of people with HIV go on to develop NHL. The incidence... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low CD4 Cell Count Elevates Cancer Risk in Patients With HIV

...cancer, liver cancer, and anal cancer) in 52,278 patients with more than 250,000 person-years of follow-up. The median baseline CD4 count was 325 cells per microliter, and median viral load was 4.18 log-10 copies per mL; 73 percent of subjects... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines an HIV-positive person with a CD4 cell count of 200 or less as having AIDS. The CDC has also developed a list of more than 20 opportunistic infections (OIs) Read more »
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INTRODUCING HIV'S COUSIN

Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
...hiv that's everywhere and in some cases it will never 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 »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

lymphoma

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is this condition related only to hiv/aids Read more »

Just found out, husband stopped taking meds ...

Posted by Zaverolis, 2 Replies
...ago. He has been in the best condition health wise since I've known him. 2 years ago, he was diagnosed with non hodgekins lymphoma. Prior to this, he was told he had AIDS and was taking aids meds since 2000. Now, I am thinking his lymphoma... Read more »