Skin Cancer And Hiv Aids
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Harvard Medical SchoolThere are many forms of malignant skin cancer; some are worse than others. What type does your daughter have? Although some skin cancers are related to HIV/AIDS, most skin cancers are not. If you are (or she is) concerned about HIV infection,... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolEvery human being, whether HIV positive or negative, should take precautions against skin cancer by avoiding overexposure to the sun-- avoiding the beach at high noon, using sunblockers, caps/hats, and so on. HIV infected folks are particularly... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolWow! That sure is alot of skin cancer, and of all the major varieties-- melanoma, basal cell, and squamous. The answer to your question as to whether the skin cancers are related to your HIV disease is "Yes and No". Most patients with... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalHi,I can't really comment without seeing the lump. It is not a typical place for cancer, but if you chew tobacco or smoke, it is possible.Best to have your medical provider take a look, sometimes it is fairly easy to tell with a quick look.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »
Posted by spadude64, 4 RepliesI have had a boil on my left leg (upper inner thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV?
Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »
Posted by WorriedOne, 2 RepliesHello
I have some serious questions since Ive been very concerned lately, quite honestly the last year or so. I have not been tested and understand I should be tested. I would just prefer for someone's Professional advice. Sorry for the long read.
I... Read more »
Posted by soimnotalone, 3 RepliesIs there anyone out there facing AIDS and Cancer? Did you feel like you had to chose between the lesser of 2 evils Read more »
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