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Salivary Glands And Hiv

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salivary gland cancer and hiv/aids

how common is salivary gland cancer in the hiv/aids community.i recently had surgery to remove what i/the surgeon thought to be a small cyst just below my ear.imagine my surprise when i find he'd removed a plugged salivary gland.i won't even begin...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...to see a cancer doctor as soon as possible. My reading of your query, is that you don't have it, but are concerned about it. Salivary gland cancer is not all that uncommon to an oncologist (cancer specialist). I'm not sure HIV increases the... Read more »

My salivary glands are swollen

I have been on meds for over a year now and been taking kaletra and truvada. The last time I got... Read more »

Re-occuring Salivary Gland inflammation with Rash

I've recently had inflammation of my salivary gland on the left side under my tongue which has been... Read more »
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Risk for Salivary Gland Cancer High Among People With AIDS

...Match Study show an increase in the risk for mouth ( nasopharngeal ) cancer and a more modest increase in the risk of certain salivary gland cancers in people with AIDS. Researchers suspect the cause of these cancers is viral, possibly due to... Read more »
Journal Watch

Worlds Collide: Roberto Alomar and HIV

...from other serious diseases (even those related to unhealthy choices), Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has just been diagnosed with salivary gland cancer , likely due to chewing tobacco. The response? Mostly sympathy , very little blame or snark. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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Salivary Gland Infection - Early Sign of HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Has anyone ever heard of a salivary gland infection being an early sign ( 7-10 weeks after oral exposure ) of HIV ? Read more »

Teeth

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the time? I get probably 10 per year. I brush and floss 2 times per day. I cant stop it. I think it could be because of the hiv. Read more »

Swollen Salivary Glands

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are swollen salivary glands a sign of HIV infection, whether recent or not? I have two bumps beneath my jaw on the upper side adjacent to my throat. I don't Read more »

swollen salivary gland

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ok i need someone to help me out i have a swollen gland in my neck it is a salivary gland i had it checked about 2 yrs ago the dr stuck a rod down it and did a cat scan he said he saw something but wasnt sure what. Read more »