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Hiv And Nasal Lymphoma

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AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...AIDS-related lymphoma is sometimes called Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL). In 1985, the Centers for Disease Control added NHL to the list of diseases that define AIDS. Hodgkin's Disease, another type of lymphoma, is rare in people with HIV. The longer you live with a suppressed immune system, the higher the risk of NHL. It can occur even with a high CD4 count. It can be serious and often fatal, sometimes within a year. The use of combination...
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Lymphoma or Ludicrous

Hi Drs.,I was exposed to HIV 5 months ago. During my first set of labs, I had a vl of over a million and Cd4 of 266. I have been on sustiva/truvada for two months now and my last labs indicated a vl of undetectable and cd4 of 539. My question is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...nodes that are especially large and non-tender), the are also not an uncommon finding among otherwise healthy persons with HIV, even those who are on successful treatment regimens. I'd be quite surprised based on your symptoms that you've got... Read more »

lymphoma hiv-reinfection

My boyfriend was recently diagnosed with lymphoma, he is on medication with an undetectable viral load, my viral load is 70,000. we have been having sex unprotected for 3 monthes, is it possible that i reinfected him with hiv? and could that be the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Lymphoma is connected to HIV infection with the risk probably only modestly decreased by effective control of HIV over the first several years at least. Re-infection Read more »

nose secretions mixed into food. (NASAL MUCOUS AND HIV, 2009)

Dr. Bob, One of my friend who is HIV positive, i invited him and he was eating spicy food, so his nose was leaking, so he used his left hand finger to clear the nose, and was using the same left hand with a spoonto take the curry from the bowl. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...all it did was add a bit of extra flavor. HIV testing is definitely not warranted! (See below)Bon Appetit!Dr. BobCoffee with AIDS and Milk (HIV IN NASAL MUCOUS)Mar 3, 2008 Can I get AIDS this way? I was at Starbucks and ordered a cup of coffee.... Read more »

hiv/non hodkins lymphoma

I will try to keep this message as short as I can in the hopes that someone may actually read to the bottom since it will be lengthy and help me as I need the help more than you know. I have been sick for 8 months. This will get 'graphic' and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...scans, lymph node biopsy, vacationing ENT surgeons, post-op draining incisions, being told you might have cancer, fears about HIV, etc. etc. etc. --- this sounds like a whole season of Grey's Anatomy and ER combined!What's important to realize is... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...otc drugs like, robotussin, afrin nasal spray and advil for overall discomfort. right away i thought i was showing signs of hiv until my little daughter came down with a cold. (i assume a person battling hiv could NOT pass cold like symptoms to... Read more »

Lymphoma?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...looked at my mouth and throat. I've tested negative after the six month period with no further exposures and wondering am I hiv negative with some other problems going on possibly? Or what other test should I take, I took elisa(antibody)test... Read more »

Pulmonary lymphoma

Posted by jayne
...into intensive care on Tuesday 29th (lost loads of weight again; needed 10 litres of oxygen ); I was told he now has pulmonary Lymphoma. He started chemo yesterday....It all seems to happen so suddenly, from playing tennis to being in intensive... Read more »

Need Lymphoma Advice?

Posted by JCraig
...up 1 on 1 with a survivor who closely matches your stats. I am a First Connection volunteer and am lucky enough to talk with HIV+ men with Lymphoma all around the country to share my story complete with struggles and success. Contact your local... Read more »