Period Of Time Before Lymphoma Develops From Hiv Infection
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Harvard Medical SchoolI got this question twice today, but it looks like different patients based on VL and CD4 count. My answer's the same.Lymphoma (as well as Kaposi's sarcoma) can occur at ANY time during the course of HIV infection. There is NO magic CD4... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolLymphoma (as well as Kaposi's sarcoma) can occur at ANY time during the course of HIV infection. There is NO magic CD4 count number, above which one is safe from lymphoma. This is quite different than say PCP pneumonia (which typically occurs... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolIf your partner's lymphoma was in 1994, it would be most extraordinary for that same lymphoma to come back after 8 years! However, he, as well as any HIV-infected patient, can develop a totally new HIV-related lymphoma. If he were to develop... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolA brain mass in an HIV-infected individual is always quite concerning. As you query indicates, the majority of these brain masses are either toxoplasmosis (an opportunistic infection) or lymphoma. Also as your query indicates, toxoplasmosis in... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyGood Day,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »
Posted by AaronK, 1 ReplyInfected at birth during transfusion in 83. Diagnosed in 88. 1997-2000 i was on and off meds-2000-2006 i was off medications. in 2006 i was diagnosed with Hep C, with 7tcells and with 60,000 virus count. after 7 months I was HIV Undetectable. Tcells... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyPersonally I will test at 6 months (after my 3 months negative Elisa).
I am extremely puzzled with following. The following claim 3 months as conclusive.
New York Stete Department for Health
I rang Aids hotline and STD hotline in Australia they told me... Read more »
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