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10% NHL risk? Wow.

Hi Dr McGowan, Here: (http://www.thebody.com/content/art6066.html#anchor50580) it says 10% of HIVers will eventually develop this fatal condition. Is this true? It seems terribly high. I was infected in April 2008 and on meds in August 2008 and...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear M.The numbers for NHL of course reflect a couple of factors: it may take many years for NHL to develop so the effects of HIV treatment advances may lag behind in the rates of new diagnoses; also certain people are at higher risk: co-infection... Read more »

HIV & NHL

I'm a 50 yo man VIH positive since 1992, cd4=970 VL=<0. My treatment is: Emtriva 200mg qid,... Read more »

re: NHL and haart

referring to the man's question about whether or not to begin haart while on chemo for... Read more »
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I'm trying not to scare anyone, but facts are fact

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
In fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »

ITS A FACT

Posted by Anonymous
Its a fact some of positive people lie about their status before sex. If you are going to have sex BE SAFE! dont believe people if they tell you they are negative, they may not be. ALWAYS PRACTICE SAFE SEX!!!!! I hope we learned something here.

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HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the chances of catching hiv when:
You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of seconds (about 2 inches)? Read more »

Facts II. WIndow Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Without having to travel so far away, you can find posts of Dr. Santana (The Body Spanish section) where he refers to the window period in a very similar way to what I said before,
In one of his posts he says: test at 3 months, at 6 months, at 9... Read more »