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Hiv Aids Scars Marks

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Hodgkins; is my scar tissue normal?

I tested HIV+ 5 years ago (CD4 240; viral load 25,000). Started HIV drugs and have been on those meds ever since. In November 2000 I was diagnosed with Hodgkins. I had to go through chemotherapy for approximately 1 year. The initial treatment...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...chemotherapy; that's no small feat. When the Hodgkin's cancer cells die after chemotherapy, it is not unusual for them to form scar tissue. Sometimes the scar tissue is all dead tumor cells, but sometimes the scar tissue unfortunately hides... Read more »

Faty Tissue

Hi, I am on med for the last 5 years now and I have a faty tissue on my panis,I do feel pain when... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)

...your health care provider). Also, dont inject where you have had a reaction from a previous injection or into moles, tattoos, scar tissue, bruises, or your navel. A new injector (the Biojector) was considered for use with enfuvirtide. However, in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Design Evoking Rebirth of Fire-Scarred Forest Wins Contest for Centerpiece of National AIDS Memorial Grove

...entry for the contest -- titled "Living Memorial" and created by Janette Kim and Chloe Town -- plans to use elements from a fire-scarred forest in an attempt to evoke a sense of "loss and renewal," according to the AP/ Chronicle . The centerpiece... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...liver disease Hepatic adenomas (liver tumors) Women tend to develop alcohol-related liver disease, particularly cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) and hepatitis, after a shorter time period than men. Oral contraceptives (birth control pills)... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...are FDA approved for filling out the face (although notfor HIV-related facial lipoatrophy). There is a risk of infection and scarring.The procedure costs approximately $2,000 per cheek. Bioalcamid: This product isnot approved in the... Read more »
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Buffalo Hump Just Starting

Posted by mike55, 6 Replies
...Hi, I have been successly treated with Trizivir for four years (since becoming HIV+). All was well until a few weeks ago I noticed the dreaded hump starting to appear behind my neck. I would like to hear experiences Read more »

fingering..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...sex trader.. I used condom and there was no problem with condom. but I fingered her vagina and I bite my nails.. there was no scars on my finger but I'm just uncertain about if there could be some unseen scars because after 4 days I had very... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...treatment. I knew only of people who sought out some temporary fixes that fell short of what was necessary for repairing the deep scarring of Lipoatrophy. I was not aware of the long term or permanent treatments available. In November 2004, John... Read more »

Seminal Discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...but some did come out. This worries me. Is it some type of STD. Or is it because of my previous infection, and perhaps there scar tissue in my urethra. I'm going today to get testing for all STD's and HIV. I've gone through this in the past. And... Read more »