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Non Hodgkins Lymphoma And Hep C Survival

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HIV and HEP-C co-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i know this might sound like a stupid question but is it possible to pick up both HIV and HEP-C from one unprotected, penis/vaginal sexual encounter ? and if so, can this cause problems with an HIV test at 3 months ? co-infection ?
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I'm taking my treatment into my own hands now

Posted by taurusthecat, 5 Replies
I'm not happy. I have been asking my doctor for ages if I can go on some kind of HIV drug therapy and I keep getting stalled. I've been pos for 8 years and over time my energy levels have gone down and down, my body is just fighting this virus as it... Read more »

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Welcome to The Body's "Living With HIV" forum. You'll find many supportive and knowledgeable individuals who can relate to what you're going through. Take a moment to say hi and, if you want, tell us a little bit about yourself! Read more »
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Low HDL, LDL, Cholesterol, but high triglycerides?

Dx'd with CNS Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, StageIVc, then advanced AIDS in 2/07, went through high-dose chemo, radiation, mouse clonal anti-bodies gene therapy (Rituxan)... somehow squeaked through after 3 separate oncologists said treatment...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
That is an amazing story of survival and success. My hat is off to you. You don't indicate what your HAART regimen is. That may also be affecting the lipid numbers. That triglyceride level is not that high. I have seen values ten times that.... Read more »

48 wk PegINF/Ribavirin Tx Over. Don't feel better!

Even though I went through an aggressive and lengthy high dose chemo for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and went into remission .... the HepC interferon treatment made me feel much worse. I worked some during the chemo, couldn't work at all on...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I think you should be feeling much better by now and am puzzled by this. I would definitely check you thyroid function tests to see if you may have developed thryoid problems which can cause of variety of problems, including some of the ones you are... Read more »

MENAPAUSE?

HOPEFULLY IF THIS IS ANSWERED, I WILL BE LINKED VIA E-MAIL TO THE ANSWER. I'VE BEEN HIV HEP C POZ FOR WELL OVER 15 YEARS. BEEN ON MANY COMBOS WHICH WERE SUCCSESSFULL IN KEEPING MY HIV IN CHECK, ALTHOUGH MY T CELL COUNT IS NOT WHAT IT USED TO...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
I do not understand what the shrugging is all about. You are 47 and FSH test show you are menopausal. What's to question? It is clearly not lymphoma, TB, or HIV. You are having night sweats related to your menopause. These can be miserable! You... Read more »

Ditch Ziagen for Isentress?? Help

First, thanks for helping all of us. You're the Best!! I was Dx w/ HIV (Tcells:195)/HVC/HVB/malaria/HVD/west nile/lyme's/EBV in 3/07 at the time I was also Dx'd for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma large cell B - central nervous system...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Sounds like you've made a very heartwarming recovery and your future looks bright.Assuming that you don't have any issues with baseline resistance, there's probably little additional benefit for you to... Read more »
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