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How To Prevent Lymphoma When You Have Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Do HIV drugs prevent lymphoma from popping up?

I stoped taking my HIV meds December of 2000 after taking them for 6 yrs. Right afterwords I did not feel very well for a long time. I had figured that this would happen as my body adjusted to no meds. Now lumps are appering in my groin my arm pit...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...your CD4 count and viral load are, you might need to go back to taking these HIV drugs. The best offense against the illnesses AIDS creates, is a good defenese (i.e. the HIV drugs). GOOD LUCK. BD. Read more »

lymphoma hiv-reinfection

My boyfriend was recently diagnosed with lymphoma, he is on medication with an undetectable viral... Read more »

HIV meds while on lymphoma therapy

Hi I was told in sept that I was HIV positive. Did not start HIV meds yet when they told me I had... Read more »
Articles
The Center for AIDS

Systemic Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Persons with HIV Infection

...emerged as a leading cause of death among patients with AIDS. 1 Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) are the two most prominent AIDS-associated malignancies. Earlier in the AIDS... Read more »
The Body PRO

Treatment of AIDS Lymphoma (AIDS-NHL)

...Several interesting presentations about potential advances in the treatment of AIDS-related non-Hodgkin's lymphoma were made. This disease has been plagued with a high rate of incomplete responses as well as Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

... What Is Lymphoma? How Is NHL Diagnosed? What Causes NHL? How Is NHL Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lymphoma? Lymphoma is a cancer Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines an HIV-positive person with a CD4 cell count of 200 or less as having AIDS. The CDC has also developed a list of more than 20 opportunistic infections (OIs) that are considered... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV and Lymphoma

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm wondering if anyone out there is struggling with the double whammy of HIV and non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. I'm trying to connect to share information, etc., or just for general support. Read more »

Need Lymphoma Advice?

Posted by JCraig
...Hi all, 2 year+ NHL survivor here. Just to let you know, your local Leukemia and Lymphoma Society can hook you up 1 on 1 with a survivor who closely matches your stats. I am a First Connection volunteer and am lucky 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 »

Lymphoma?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello I went to a ear nose and throat specialist who stated it looked like lymphoma when he looked at my mouth and throat. I've tested negative after the six month period with no further exposures and wondering Read more »