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Hiv Side Effects Cysts

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Mac and Cysts

Doc,Found out I had MAC as a side effect from my VL going from 850k to 9k in under two months. I started having some lymph swelling in the neck as they found that cysts had developed in the submandibular gland. It was swelling and causing severe...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
First of all, the occurence of an opportunistic infection of the type you describe shortly after starting effective therapy is quite common. This is called the Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome. The best thing to do is to treat the... Read more »

parotid cysts

I'm new to this forum and think the questions and answers are all teriffic. I have a question... Read more »

Parotid Cysts

My partner has been positive for 10 years. Last year he developed a parotid cyst in his neck and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Premier Appears on TV Visiting With AIDS Patients; First Senior Chinese Official to Publicly Address AIDS Epidemic

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Monday appeared on Chinese state television greeting AIDS patients and appealing to the country to treat HIV-positive people with "care and love," marking the first time a senior Chinese leader publicly addressed the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Premier Wen Spends Lunar New Year With HIV-Positive People

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Wednesday spent the Lunar New Year with HIV-positive people in the country's Henan province, where many of farmers in the early and mid-1990s contracted the virus through unsafe blood collection procedures, Agence... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Appeals to Government, Public for Help in Fighting HIV/AIDS

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Saturday ahead of the XV International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, released a public appeal for "all levels of government and the entire society [to] attach great importance to preventing and controlling... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China: AIDS Cover-Up as Chinese Premier Visits Village

In a World AIDS Day commemoration on Friday, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visited Henan province, where thousands of villagers were infected with HIV through unsanitary blood-buying schemes. AIDS activists, however, charge the event was a sham. They... Read more »
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lymph node, or cyst

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
one swollen node(I think)where the ear meets the skull on top, is there lymph nodes there, or could it be a cyst. I am worried even though I have tested negative at 6 months. This happened about 3 weeks after exposure was inflamed for about 5 days... Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
I have some serious questions since Ive been very concerned lately, quite honestly the last year or so. I have not been tested and understand I should be tested. I would just prefer for someone's Professional advice. Sorry for the long read.

I... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Well hello to you all.

My finace has also just been diagnosed with HIV (just Wens) and has started on a cocktail of 5 drugs. Don't know what his tcell count is but viral load is about 90. I am feeling quite alone, confused, angry and scared. We have... Read more »

I went to the doctor today :)

Posted by Anonymous
Well I manned up and saw wen to the university clinic. I told the doctor about how I recevied oral sex 6 months ago and how I was afraid I would have gotten an STD. Well she said that I would have known by now as half a year is ample time for STDs... Read more »