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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...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I'm not clear from your question as to whether or not you've been diagnosed with cancer. You say the "labs came back negative". If you don't have cancer (and only a pathologist can say for sure), then there is no reason to... 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... Read more »
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Risk for Salivary Gland Cancer High Among People With AIDS

In a poster presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, results from the HIV/AIDS Cancer 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... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Sexually Transmitted Diseases 101

Syphilis Chlamydia Cytomegalovirus Gonorrhea Hepatitis B Herpes (HSV) HPV Genital Warts Syphilis Syphilis is a highly treatable disease in which a single painless lesion (chancre) will develop over three to four weeks at the site of entry... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Experimental Vaccine Shows Promise in Preventing Cytomegalovirus Infection

Women who received an experimental cytomegalovirus (CMV) vaccine were 50 percent less likely to later become infected with CMV than were women who received a placebo. The findings of this NIAID-sponsored Phase II clinical trial will appear in the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and Hormones

Introduction The Endocrine System How Do Hormones Work? Hormones and HIV/AIDS Sex Hormones Men Women Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women Conclusion Selected Sources Introduction The term "hormone" broadly refers to any type of... 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 »

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 know if these are lymph glands (scared it may be persitent generalized lymphadenopathy as... 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. he stuck the rod thing down in... Read more »

LowRisk Sex with the HighRisk and salivary glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have had a swollen gland in the right side of my neck, under my jaw for about FIVE months. It is not tender, and flucuates in size. The GP thought it was a submandibular lymph node; however, the ENT believes it to be my submandibular salivary... Read more »