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Hiv And Lungs

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HIV and lung cancer? How are they related?

When does HIV become AIDS? A relative of mine was recently diagnosed with lung cancer. The tumor was only the size of the tip of the little finger. Surgery was performed in which the middle lobe was removed. More was taken out because the surgeons...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Phil, you ask a lot of good questions about the relationship of HIV and lung cancer.Lung cancer does NOT qualify as an "AIDS-defining cancer". What this means is that if your relative is HIV positive and Read more »

What if you felt Inner Chest/ Lung Pain for HIV?

Dear Dr,Just for enquiry, I have been infected by HIV + for nearly 2 years and recently I felt bit... Read more »

Lung cancer and HIV

Some claims have been made in Australia that smoking in HIV+ people caused a much increased... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delayed Diagnosis and Elevated Mortality in an Urban Population With HIV and Lung Cancer: Implications for Patient Care

... Lung cancer is more common in HIV patients than in the general population, observed the authors. They conducted a retrospective analysis Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smoking Tied to Lung Cancer in Women With HIV

... A new study finds HIV-positive women and those at risk of acquiring the virus are more likely to develop lung cancer compared to women in the general population. While people with HIV have a much higher risk for many cancers, it is Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection Raises Lung Cancer Risk: Study

... Persons with HIV infection are at higher risk for developing lung cancer, independent of cigarette smoking, a new study found. Dr. Gregory D. Kirk of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Lung Cancer in HIV-Positive HAART Users

...higher in people with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) than in HIV negative people. One cancer in PHAs that has been the focus of attention is lung cancer. This cancer can arise from exposure to tobacco smoke. Some studies have found higher-than-normal levels of... Read more »
Connect With Others

What's Wrong With Me....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Feeling like crap today and wish I could just run away and play naked for an hour or two! I'm tired of being sick, tired of being poz, tired of being careful, tired of disclosing....sick and tired of no sex!!!! Is this normal or am I finally... Read more »

HIV and Pulmonary Hypertension

Posted by Anonymous
...Is there anyone that has Pulmonary Hpertension,and is being treated for it, and also HIV? I am just curious to see if I am alone or does this afflict anyone else! Read more »

Fluid in the Lungs

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello. I just came back from my doctor and he told me that I have fluid in my lungs. I received a hand job from a professional lady about 7 weeks ago. She spit in the tip of my penis and finished me off. I also Read more »

Raspy lungs a sign of ARS????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm still having ARS Symptoms including raspy lungs, cough and dry mouth. I'm to the point I can't sleep at night!!! Are these associates with ARS??? It will be 2 weeks tomorrow Read more »