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Hiv Diagnosis And Severity Grading

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I survived high grade lymphoma; Is it likely to come back?

Dear Doctor, I was diagnosed with high grade B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, two years ago I received CHOP chemotherapy and radiation. I feel great! Have you seen relapses after two years? Am I likely to have another new lymphoma because of my...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Congratulations on getting through chemotherapy and radiation. This is no small feat. As you get further out from the chemotherapy and radiation, relapse of your lymphoma becomes much less likely. Obviously there are NO guarantees, but after two... Read more »

Low Grade Dyspasia

I recently had an anal pap-smear (who knew that men can get a pap-smear!). My Proctologist told me... Read more »

Severe anemia HIV positive

I was sent to the hospital for severe anemia and they find out that I was Hiv positivem I havent... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

30-Year AIDS Report Card: Which Presidents Make the Grade

Over the past 30 years, five U.S. Commanders in Chief have led the nation's response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Who gets good marks? From 1981 to the present, we assess each president's leadership. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989) Biggest Hits: ... Read more »

Bloggers: HIVers and HIV/AIDS Advocates Share Their Thoughts's Bloggers Devarah "Dee" Borrego: How to Talk Trans "I see so many of my trans sisters in the U.S. and around the world being severely impacted by HIV and by ignorance," Dee Borrego writes. That's why she speaks out and shares... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimates of New HIV Infections in the United States

Breakthrough Technology Allows Clearest Picture to Date Definitions The New Estimates Data Confirm Most Severe Impact Is Among Gay and Bisexual Men of All Races and Black Men and Women Analysis by Transmission Category Analysis by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Situation Severe in South China Province

South China's Guangdong province is facing a severe HIV situation, experts said at the Guangdong AIDS Prevention and Treatment Symposium, which opened yesterday. HIV patients have been reported in 110 of the province's 122 counties. In 2003, 5,051... Read more »
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Severe Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How severe are the symptoms of HIV when you first say contract the virus and how severe aree they say after 5 years with the virus ? Read more »

Severe symptoms but still tests negative

Posted by Brickwall, 1 Reply
I have a uniqe and a long story.

In short high risk in Thailand, severe primary infection after 3 weeks, these symptoms has just continued and slightly changed, to other/more serious.

I did antibody test after 4 weeks, 8 weeks PCR1, Combotest all... Read more »

What about a "low grade" fever???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does that happen in early HIV?? Or is the fever fairly high?

Im running about a 99 degree temperature do to some sinus/throat issues. (6 weeks past exposure)

No other symptoms. Is this something to be concerned about???? Read more »

Severity and duration of ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all,

I recently read somewhere that genereally the severity of ARS symptoms has an impact on the duration i.e. a person experiencing severe symptoms will usually experience them for a longer duration than someone experiencing mild symptoms.

Can... Read more »