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Does Hiv Cause Cysts

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liver cysts

after taking a prophy for 30 days for a occupational needlestick, i now have liver cysts. also my hep lvels were low and i had to have a hep booster. whats going on?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not aware that 30 days of HIV meds for prophylaxis can cause liver cysts. The level can be irritated by HIV meds acutely so that further tests/X-ray procedures find something which may have been there already. I would discuss with local... Read more »

Dry humping & sebaceous cyst

Hi Dr. Bob, Sorry to pester you. I asked you this question but did not get a response and cannot really eat/sleep until I know my risk factors. Can HIV be transmitted through dry humping when both people have their underwear on? The twist is that my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You cannot contract HIV by dry humping with both partners still in their skivvies even if you happen to have a sebaceous cyst. I see no cause for concern, let alone panic.Thanks for your donation (www.concertedeffort.org). Review the... Read more »

Mac and Cysts

Doc,Found out I had MAC as a side effect from my VL going from 850k to 9k in under two months. I started having some lymph swelling in the neck as they found that cysts had developed in the submandibular gland. It was swelling and causing severe...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
First of all, the occurence of an opportunistic infection of the type you describe shortly after starting effective therapy is quite common. This is called the Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome. The best thing to do is to treat the... Read more »

MRI indicated cyst on nerve between T5 and T6 vertabrae

Hi Dr. V., I'm not sure if you can answer this but here goes: AIDS since 2007/2008, t-cells now above 200 and VL less than 75. I have been experiencing severe mid back pain for about three months. Had MRI this past Monday and the results show...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
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lymph node, or cyst

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
one swollen node(I think)where the ear meets the skull on top, is there lymph nodes there, or could it be a cyst. I am worried even though I have tested negative at 6 months. This happened about 3 weeks after exposure was inflamed for about 5 days... Read more »

The old dreadful cysts to act up again

Posted by POZGAL44, 1 Reply
The time have come again for these old nasty cysts to act up again but i tell ya`ll that have these cysts it`s no pleasant because it`s a painful experience for all who has these nasty things we go through a second monthly when it reoccur when it... Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »