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Is Hiv Worse Than Cancer

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Table of Contents What Is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Anal Cancer Liver Cancer Lung Cancer Conclusion What Is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells thatcan get in the way of normal body functions. Cancer can spread (metastasize) fromwhere it starts growing to other organs and parts of the body. Cancer candestroy healthy cells and cause illness and death....
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Dear Doctor, Could you please inform regarding XMRV?As I understand it is a virus that kills CD4 as HIV and will kill you if not treated.. Correct?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Here's the latest on XMRV. See informationa and link below. Dr. Bob<a href="">Dr Bob Greetings, i have tested positive for XMRV Jan 12, 2011</a>2 Studies Examine... Read more »

does jacking off cause acne or make it worse (MASTURBATION)

i hear people say that jacking off cause pimples and or makes it worse is this true...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Congratulations. By asking this question again, you have now moved it into the category of QTND (Questions That Never Die). See below.Dr. Bobmasturbation cause acneResponse from Dr. Frascino Hello, Your friends told you what??? Hmmm . . . .... Read more »

l think hiv meds are worse that hiv

Hi Dr Bob,l have been hiv positive for 5 years and going to doctors appointments every 4 months to do blood work, my cd4 count is now 167 and virol load 600,000 on my last test, but feel ok,my doctor wants me to go on meds, but l don't want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nearly all HIV-positive people will need treatment with antiretroviral medications at some point. It's not uncommon for HIVers to worry about side effects and toxicities related to these potent, but highly effective medications. Sometimes... Read more »


Hi Doctor Little, I appreciate the fact that you give truthful answers. The question I have deals with newly infected Hiv patients today versuses patients who were infected in 1995. With all this resistance now appearing in newly infected...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
While I would like to give you a more promising answer, I do think that for people infected today with significant drug resistance, treatment choices may be markedly limited. This could in fact result in a disease course more like what we saw... Read more »
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is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »

Athlete's foot getting worse due to hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had athletes foot ever since I've been young. My feet always crack and peel. If you were infected with hiv after 13 weeks would it cause your foot problem to get worse? I am noticing more peeling lately. Read more »

Help w/HIV & lymph node/cancer info...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've been poz almost 9 years (diagnosed 8 years ago) and on meds since May '97 and have always been healthy and asymptomatic. On my quarterly trip to the doctor last week he found that my right axillary lymph node is swollen "a little to big for... Read more »

What's worse?

Posted by pozsailor1, 1 Reply
Just hiv-1 elisa neg at 12 months.
My question is...and please take this serious. Would it be better to have hiv-1 with all of the meds (and the optimism that goes along with the meds), or a less virulent but mostly untreatable virus such as hiv-2... Read more »