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Cancers

...(NHL) Hodgkin's lymphoma (also called Hodgkin's disease) Lymphomas can be more advanced and difficult to treat in HIV-positive people, especially CNS lymphoma. Symptoms Swollen lymph nodes Fever, chills, sweats Weight loss Diagnosis Biopsy of affected lymph node More sophisticated techniques (e.g. brain biopsy, gastrointestinal or lung biopsy) Treatment NHL: Chemotherapy CNS lymphoma: Combination of...
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Warts - very scared!

Hello Dr. Bob! Can I please ask a question? I had two warts removed from my butt on Friday. My question is - everyone says that a man that gets a wart on his butt has done anal sex. I did not - can I ask though if it would be possible to get it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...types of HPV can cause abnormal cell growth known as dysplasia. Dysplasia can develop into cancers of the penis and anus, and cervical cancer in women. Dysplasia around the anus is called anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN). The epithelium is... Read more »

vaccine for Cervical cancer/HPV?

I was listening to some coverage of the 25years of AIDS or related program and thought they mentioned a vaccine that they were getting good results for slowing or stopping cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancer. Have you heard of such a drug? I have...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Human Papilloma virus (HPV) infection is the major cause of cervical cancers. However, not all women who are infected with HPV will develop cervical cancer. Moreover, while there are many different types Read more »

Cervical Cancer resources

I would like a good resource for information on HIV and treatment of cervical cancer, in particular should the results of pap tests after a leep procedure be interpreted differently for HIV + than HIV - patients. i have had a leep and then a pap 3...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...also refer you to Dr Sullivan on the expert panel to get his advise in women' health issues. I have attached an article about cervical cancer and its causes for you to read-I know it is very technical.My feeling is probably your cervical... Read more »

HPV

Thank you for taking time out to read my email. I have been HIV positive for about 5 years and have started taking the meds. I am on Crixivan, Combivir, & Viramune (sorry about the spelling). 4 years ago, I had problems having bowel movements and...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...HPV can cause warts and prolonged infection can lead to cancer of the cervix, rectum, etc. It's impossible for me to tell over the Internet whether these are warts, hemorrhoids or both-- you need to be Read more »
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HIV and Aging

...levels and blood pressure. Also consider heart-protective habits such as exercising, quitting smoking, and eating a healthy diet. Cancers: It is also important to get cancer screening for several non-AIDS conditions that commonly affect... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...HIV-negative women. This may be due to one or more of many factors including anemia, decreased hormone production, illness, weight loss, effects of HIV drugs, effects of street drugs, or smoking. Many women undergo hormone replacement therapy... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer andcan also cause genital warts. HIV+ women are more likely to be infected withHPV than HIV-negative... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...the abdomen or breast areas and are less likely to lose fat in the arms or legs. Abnormal pre-cancerous cell types related to cervical cancer are more frequent and severe in women who are HIV-positive. See Fact Sheet 510 for more information. ... Read more »
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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships". I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »

Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...because my doctor will need a new authorization. Has anyone had a similar circumstance? I'm scared that this could turn into cervical cancer while I'm awaiting the procedure. Any info would be greatly appreciated! The more I think about it, the... Read more »