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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
Dear Danny, First I would recommend that you NOT jump the gun and give yourself a lymphoma diagnosis. There are many causes of swellings you describe, many of which are not related to lymphoma. Let's see what the MRI and CT scans show. You... Read more »

acyclovir as a preventative for AID related lymphoma

In one of your recent lymphoma Q&A's you said that there is no evidence that acyclovir... 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 »
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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 of white blood cells called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. They multiply rapidly and form tumors. Lymphoma of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Changing Face of Cancer in HIV/AIDS Patients

Certain cancers -- Kaposi's sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and invasive cervical cancer -- strike the HIV-positive population at much higher rates than the general population, and, with the exception of cervical cancer, are associated with reduced... Read more »
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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Rates Lower in HAART-Treated Patients

Background Untreated HIV infection confers a huge increase in the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Understanding the extent to which HAART mitigates this risk is of vital importance to HIV-infected persons. Details of This Study Waterson... Read more »
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HAART Reduces Incidence and Improves Long-Term Prognosis of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Background It is clear that HIV infection markedly increases the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. In the era before the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the more advanced the HIV infection, the greater the increase in the... Read more »
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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.

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HIV and Primary Effusion Lymphoma (PEL)

Posted by SMARS, 1 Reply
Hello,

Back in October I discovered that my brother was diagnosed with HIV, feel free to review the post with subject "HIV Care US vs. India and Living in the Mid East". In the last two months we have been doing more tests. We've discovered that he... Read more »

HIV/HEP C/ Burkitt's lymphoma/ I WIN ALLTHREE

Posted by AaronK, 1 Reply
Infected at birth during transfusion in 83. Diagnosed in 88. 1997-2000 i was on and off meds-2000-2006 i was off medications. in 2006 i was diagnosed with Hep C, with 7tcells and with 60,000 virus count. after 7 months I was HIV Undetectable. Tcells... Read more »

lymphoma

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is this condition related only to hiv/aids

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