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Very painful lymph nodes; I have both HIV and cancer. Which disease is causing these nodes?

HIV+ for over 7 yrs, CD4 190, viral load 45,000 recently started anti-retrovirals. Had a growth removed from under left arm about 5cm and was diagnosed with a peripheral nerve sheath sarcoma. I am about to start radiation therapy, but I have more...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...enlarged lymph nodes on CT scan. It is VERY difficult to tell whether the lymph nodes are enlarged due to the cancer or due to the HIV. Biopsies, as you indicate, sometime don't help since you can biopsy one lymph node and see HIV, and biopsy... Read more »

hiv/aids causing abdomen pain

Everyday/night I have sever abdomen pain that feels as if a semi is driving through me. Or... Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alberta Neurologist's Study Suggests HIV Can Cause Brain Disease

... Despite the availability of antiretroviral (ARV) therapy, neurologic disorders occur frequently in HIV/AIDS patients and increase the risk of death, a study in Canada finds. This may reflect late diagnosis and entry into care, so Read more »
The Body

HIV Causes Accelerated Aging: Has AIDS Become Acquired Inflammation Disease Syndrome?

...OK, I made that last one up, but the others are true. And here's the real kicker: HIV (presumably HIV-related inflammation) causes accelerated aging! Yep! We're talking "HIV Inflammaging!" Now I know what you're all thinking: "Damn! Now that's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Leading Cause of Death Among Women Ages 15-44, WHO Study Shows

...world. "In its first study of women's health, the World Health Organization said yesterday that the AIDS virus is the leading cause of death and disease among women between the ages of 15 and 44," the Associated Press/ Boston Globe reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Biological and Demographic Causes of High HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevalence in Men Who Have Sex With Men

... Men who have sex with men (MSM) are disproportionately affected by HIV. MSM and heterosexual networks are distinguished by biologically determined sexual role segregation among heterosexual individuals Read more »
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Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
...AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death The Associated Press By MARIA CHENG November 27, 2006 You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket Within Read more »

Does HIV cause AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Despite overwhelming evidence that the human immunodeficency virus (HIV) causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), the notion that HIV is harmless (or does not exist!) continues to find a wide Read more »