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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 of white blood cells called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. They multiply rapidly and form tumors. Lymphoma of the brain or spinal cord is called central nervous system
Ask the Experts

PCP

Dr Feinberg;Thank you for your kind and caring work on this site.Doctor went saw my Doctor today after having a fever 101 to 101.6 since Sunday,currently been treated for NHL and recieved Cytoxin Thursday.I developed a cough on Sunday but recently...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...situation where this could be different is when someone has a hematologic malignancy, as you do. Everyone who is HIV+ and is treated for NHL should be receiving preventive medication for PCP regardless of their CD4 cell count; it doesn't sound... Read more »

Dosing a National standard

Doctor Boyle;Why hasn't a National Standard been set up for treatment of HIV,it seems that every Doctor has there own interpretation of guidelines for treatment of HIV.In my case it almost cost me my life because i was been treated for NHL with...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
There are national guidelines provided by the Department of Health and Human Services. You can find them at www.cdc.gov.Since they don't and can't cover all patient situations, there is a lot of flexibility for physician and patient choice. Read more »

itchy skin

Dr Henry;I read a response you gave to a person with Pruritis,possibly caused by elevated Gamma Globulin levels,I have a similar problem and currently been treated for NHL,my itching is sereve and drives me insane.I had 7/31 a negative gallium...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...globulin levels in a specific manner. Pruritis (itchy skin)is common among persons with HIV infection and can be frustrating to treat. Dry skin, eosinophilic folliculitis, seborrhea are just a few of the skin conditions seen in HIV infection... Read more »

Hemolytic Anema

Dr Bob,I'll actaully dying from NHL have hopeful 3 months,started radiation on my neck due to very painful hard tumour pressing,started Radiadiation May 15.May 20th my H&H 5/14 recieved 4 units of blood,28th H&H 7/24,and last Wednesday had a bad...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...having such a difficult time with NHL (Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma). Superimposed on HIV disease, this can be a difficult tumor to treat. Radiation, chemotherapy, and HAART can be a lot for anyone to tolerate. I would suggest that you make sure your... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Linked to Lymphoma in Study

...and hepatitis B vaccination efforts are unlikely to affect NHL rates much, the researchers noted. But it may be possible to treat HBV and help NHL patients, they said. Scientists think both hepatitis B and hepatitis C cause lymphoma by... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...AIDS epidemic. KS is actually caused by a virus called Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus (KSHV) or HHV-8. But KS behaves and is treated like a cancerous tumor. HHV-8 is transmitted through sexual contact or blood products. KS has always been less... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

... What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Anemia

... What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. Read more »
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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
...(PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, and bothersome. Millions of dollars a year are spent to educate us to be... Read more »

5 lessons about the way we treat people

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
... Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people. 1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady. During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. Read more »