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Melanoma And Hiv

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melanoma and HIV

Dearest DrBob,I would like you to assess my potenial HIV risk. I am a scientist working with some human melanoma cell lines. Two of these have been tested previously for most common virsus incl HIV(neg),but the third one was not and this is my main...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Desperate Swedish Scientist,Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. There mere presence of a CXCR4 receptor does not mean HIV can infect the cell line. Plus, the Read more »

melanoma by HIV infection?

This forum really helps cause there's really few information you can get here in Japan. I was... Read more »

HIV & Malignant Melanoma

Hello and thank you ALL for your contributions to this forum.I'm a 33yo male. In December, 2003 I... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Complications in HIV Treatment

...Kaposi's sarcoma are called for by the findings of yet another study, which showed a higher incidence of basal cell carcinomas and melanomas in an HIV-positive cohort than in the general population. A study in the U.S. aimed at the incidence of... Read more »
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CROI 2010 Wrap-Up: Complications of HIV and Its Treatment

...Need for Greater Screening CNS Complications and the Blood-Brain Debate Summing Up: A New, More Holistic Era for the HIV/AIDS-Treating Clinician References --> Introduction Myles Helfand: The past couple of years have brought... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

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melanoma and hiv??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've read somewhere that HIV patients are more at risk for melanoma. I have 2 moles on my neck that have grown and are discolred. I don't know if it was this way before my last "exposure", or if Read more »

Hi Everone!

Posted by samS, 6 Replies
...New to the board. Infected 4/88, tested POZ 11/88. Disabled since 2002. Lost HIV negative partner to melanoma in 2001. Hodgkin's Disease survivor who's stilling pluggin' along. Can't run any more marathons, but still looking to maintain Read more »

Sun exposure & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...beach with family for a week) can be bad for HIV positive people. Will/can sun exposure cause HIV to replicate? (forget about melanoma, and all that) I just want to sit at the beach (with mild sun block so I don't get burned) and get a tan and... Read more »

How bad is.........

Posted by franfrog, 6 Replies
...I know certain people react certain ways to different things but how bad is the sun for HIV? Does it have anything to do with it? What about tanning? Will this affect the HIV in anyway? I am as white as a ghost. Read more »