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How To Prevent Cancer When You Have Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

how does one prevent this if infected

Dr. Dave,How does one prevent this if infected?RyanHodgkin's Lymphoma as a Cause of Fever of Unknown Origin in HIV Infection The risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma is increased in HIV-infected patients. In these patients Hodgkin's lymphoma is an aggressive...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...People living with HIV/AIDS in resource rich nations where potent HIV therapy is available enjoy increased survival free of opportunistic infections Read more »

What is your stand on HPV vaccine for men?

Dear Dr. McGowan,I'm HIV undetectable, HPV neg, 43 y/o man. I understand having anal sex (sometimes unprotected), especially as the receptive partner, puts me in high risk for HPV. Though there are no guidelines for males in my age group - would...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...cause cancer and 2 linked to warts). This is not a live virus vaccine, but it has not been tested extensively in people with HIV, so its effectiveness for people with HIV is not known.I would recommend it for someone who is negative for HPV, but... Read more »

Prostate Cancer?

HIV+, on meds since May, undetectable VL, cd4 225 17%. Was diagnosed with undesseminated MAC in my colon a year ago, and I've been on euthambutol and biaxin since then. Recently, my PSA jumped from .87 in September to 2.26 in November, and my doctor...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...understandably feel compelled to follow-up and get additional invasive testing, There is no correlation that I am aware of between HIV and prostate cancer. HIV can reduce the ability of the immune system in monitor for tumors and attack... Read more »

what are options to prevent hpv oral cancer?

Dr. Frascino,My girlfriend had told me in the past she was diagnosed with HPV that causes cervical cancer. After doing some research I thought that it didn't really mean anything for men... until I found out about it's association to oral cancer in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Clinical trials are underway to evaluate efficacy and safety of using Gardasil in men. I'll reprint some information from the archives below. I would recommend, as a first step, you get an anal pap smear to ascertain if you have active HPV and if... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal Cancer Prevention in HIV-Positive Men and Women

...around screening to prevent anal cancer. "The incidence of human papillomavirus-associated anal cancer is unacceptably high among HIV-positive men who have sex with men, and possibly in HIV-positive women," Palefsky wrote. He noted that anal... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However,... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

... HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many... Read more »
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Staying or Falling in Love: After being diagnosed

Posted by Kaitee, 7 Replies
...My diagnosis came to me in an interesting way. I had been seeing a guy almost a month when I had found out I was HIV+. We met and our feelings developed rather rapidly. We were very open and honest about our feelings and found each other had Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

has anyone read this book?

Posted by Anonymous
...-- CONTENT GOES HERE (simple)-- --CONTENT GOES HERE (static)-- Add The Cure For HIV / AI... to: --CONTENT GOES HERE (static)-- -- CONTENT GOES HERE (simple)---- CONTENT GOES HERE (simple)---- CONTENT GOES HERE Read more »

HIV Prevention: What you need to know!

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
... HIV Prevention: What you need to know! Twenty three years since I first began to witness the horrific illnesses and deaths caused Read more »