Getting Cancer When You Have Hiv
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New York University, School of MedicineNo only is it safe, but it is recommended by the US Public Health service. It is also recommended for all kids by the American Academy of Pediatrics. It is slightly less effective if you CD4 cells are low, but it is worth it. Go get vaccinated for B... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolHIV infection is indeed linked to anal cancer. Please look over my other responses in thebody.com for more information on the subject. This does not mean that everyone who gets anal cancer has HIV, but rather HIV infection can predispose a patient... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolYou ask a very important question. In general HIV+ patients are more prone to cancers such as lymphoma, Kaposi's sarcoma, Hodgkin's disease, anal cancer, cervical cancer, and a few others. A recent article in the Journal of the American... Read more »
Chelsea and Westminster HospitalI do indeed. Cancers, both HIV-related, like lymphoma, and non-HIV-related are proteced against by having a higher CD4 count and by taking HIV therapy. CD4 low point (nadir) may also influence the future risk of some cancers. While many non-HIV... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI've been poz almost 9 years (diagnosed 8 years ago) and on meds since May '97 and have always been healthy and asymptomatic. On my quarterly trip to the doctor last week he found that my right axillary lymph node is swollen "a little to big for... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWell... I was talking to this girl from summer who gave me unprotected oral sex and whom I had deep kissing with for a long... long session.
Her results came back today for HIV test, cancer, iron, red/white blood cells, etc, etc to see why she has... Read more »
Posted by frank74, 5 RepliesSometimes I feel like a hollow shell-damaged goods that no one wants. Other days I feel okay.
I feel like a fool that doesn't deserve meds Read more »
Posted by Dreamer76, 10 RepliesHey Guys,
I`m a 32 year old gay male.. out to my family and friends for the past 10 yrs!
Just when everything was going great in my life , career wise etc, and i feel like i`m in my prime i did a routine test only to find out that i`m H.I.V... Read more »
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