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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 has lung cancer, then he does NOT... Read more »

Lung cancer and HIV

Some claims have been made in Australia that smoking in HIV+ people caused a much increased... 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 »
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 of lung cancer diagnoses in HIV patients at Johns Hopkins Hospital between 1986 and 2004 to determine how... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

HIV Raises Risk of Lung Cancer 70 Percent in Large U.S. Veterans Group

Having HIV infection raised the risk of lung cancer 70% in a study of more than 110,000 U.S. veterans, even after researchers accounted for the impact of smoking. 1 By itself, smoking boosted lung cancer risk more than 6 times. This large study... 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 Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and colleagues... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Italy: World's First Lung Transplant on HIV Patient Performed

The world's first lung transplant on an HIV patient was performed by doctors in Italy, the director of the country's National Transplant Center in southern Palermo said on Friday. "This is an important event in the progress of transplants," said... Read more »
Connect With Others

Lung Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have read that lung infections are common in HIV+ people. Is this true as an ARS sypmtom

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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 have Genital Herpes.Have been on... 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 for possible exposure... Read more »

Happy Birthday Lungs!!

Posted by ravi, 1 Reply
hi

regards from india

And yes i have finally given up on smoking..Wowie!! feels nice!!

Happy Birthday Lungs....

Goodluck Read more »