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Is Leukemia An Hiv-related Cancer

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Recently diagnosed HIV and T-Cell LGLL

I was recently diagnosed HIV+ and having T-Cell Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia. My LGLL levels are manageable right now and I will be monitored for those. I have started taking Atripla for the HIV. My doctors in Boston think that it is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...reference linking HIV infection with LGLL. THe symptoms of LGLL can overlap with some seen in HIV infection but usually if HIV related would improve on Atripla (which is often a good drug if undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia or cancer). If... Read more »

xmrz versus hiv?? follow up to what you thought I had..

Hi Dr. Bob Hope you had a good holiday.. This is P btw I told you I would follow up with you after... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection Increases Risk for Non-AIDS Cancers

...increased risk of developing non-AIDS-defining cancers, suggests a new meta-analysis of 18 studies. Many of the cancers were related to infections and smoking, noted Dr. Meredith S. Shiels of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Anti-Cancer Agents: D. Liposomal Chemo for KS

...therapy and may go into remission. In HIV positive people with a limited number of KS lesions (less than 10) and no other KS-related complications, research-dermatologists have recently recommended that doctors prescribe HAART. They suggest that... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (seesheet called Understanding Lab Tests... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (explained in this sheet) The... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...1998, after sophisticated testing is developed for HIV, the blood sample from 1959 is tested and confirmed as positive for HIV. Related Links The Origins of AIDS 1966 Norwegian sailor dies A Norwegian sailor who had traveled... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months Read more »

Related to HIV in any way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and strike any part of my body (generally my limbs). As this is well past the timing for ARS, is there any way this could be related to HIV infection? Even if I was experiencing late ARS, has anyone ever heard of this as a symptom? Cheers. Read more »

My close relative has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have evidence that one of my closest relatives is HIV positive. My relative has not been open about it and lives as if nothing has changed. The only concern is that my relative is Read more »