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Does Having Dysplasia Mean I Have Hiv

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cervical dysplasia

I am an HIV positive and was diagnos to have a cervical dysplasia. I was told to undergo a complete hysterictomy but i am afraid of its effect in my present situation. I am not taking any medication and i don't even know how high is my viral...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Cervical dysplasia just means that the cells of your cervix (the bottom of the womb) are funny-looking. High-grade dysplasia is more likely to dvelop into cervical cancer, and even low-grade dysplasia in an HIV+ woman should be treated. However,... Read more »

High grade dysplasia (anal)

Hi Dr. Pierone:This question is not about meds but I saw you answer other questions regarding this... Read more »

Concerned of Possible HIV-Infection/low grade dysplasia

I am a 24 year old female with a 3 year old son. During my pregnancy (in 1997) I was tested for HIV... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS Malignancies

What Is a "Malignancy"? The word malignancy means a cancer. Specifically, cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that divide uncontrollably and may spread to other parts of the body. There are many kinds of cancer, which can involve just about any... Read more »
AIDS United

What the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test Means for HIV Treatment and Prevention: A Panel Discussion

On March 15, an FDA panel voted unanimously that the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test from OraSure Technologies, Inc., was safe and effective for determining a person's HIV status. The OraQuick test is poised to become the first over-the-counter, in-home... Read more »
American Thoracic Society

New Therapies Mean HIV Patients Gain Longer Lives, Face New Challenges

San Diego -- New HIV therapies have prolonged lives and improved health for patients with HIV, but the treatments have also brought the longer-term effects of the disease into sharper focus. Patients with HIV are not only about twice as likely to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Donor Fatigue, Funding Cutbacks Could Mean Another 50 Years of AIDS Epidemic, UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director Says

"With enough money spent in the right way, the world could soon reduce new HIV infections to zero, but global apathy and the financial crisis mean it might take another 50 years to stop the AIDS epidemic, a U.N. expert has said," AlertNet reports.... Read more »
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does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
Epitope-Enhanced Conserved HIV-1 Peptide Protects HLA-A2-Transgenic Mice Against Virus Expressing HIV-1 Antigen
Takahiro Okazaki1,*, C. David Pendleton*, Franois Lemonnier and Jay A. Berzofsky2,*
* Molecular Immunogenetics and Vaccine Research... Read more »

what does undetermined hiv result mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what does it mean? and why is it happening to me plz.. Read more »

HIV does not mean the end of our life.

Posted by STDAsk
Still living strong with HIV:Magic Johnson and his wife 20years
Johnson,arguably the greatest NBA player of all time, Magic Johnson found out he had AIDS after a physical before the 1991-1992 season.

Recent news found he and his wife of 20 years... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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