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Skin Cancer And Hiv Aids

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Ask the Experts

Malignant skin cancer; is this AIDS?

My daughter has been diagnosed with malignant skin cancer. More tests are pending. She is worried about AIDS because of a stupid relationship with a promisicious needle user. What are the initial symptoms of AIDS?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...There 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 Read more »

HIV and skin cancer-- are there special precautions?

Are there special precautions someone with HIV should take in gaurding against skin cancer, and are... Read more »

HIV & skin cancer; Are they related?

I have been HIV for 17 years, and still not on meds. VL around 60,000 for the past 10 years and... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...medications, over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol (acetaminophen), repeated use of antibiotics, or exposure to chemicals AIDS related opportunistic infections (OIs) such as MAC (mycobacterium avium complex), TB (tuberculosis), CMV... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...further increase the risk. Cancers: Having HIV increases the risk of some cancers such as KS, lymphoma, cervical, anal, lung, and skin cancers. Bone problems (osteopenia and osteoporosis): Weakened bones can occur with age, especially in women... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...The most common ones are: PCP ( Pneumocystis pneumonia), a lung infection, see Fact Sheet 515 ; KS (Kaposi's sarcoma), a skin cancer, see Fact Sheet 511 ; CMV (Cytomegalovirus), an infection that usually affects the eyes, see Fact Sheet 504... Read more »
Connect With Others

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

just found out dad has hiv/aids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...has been very sick for the last couple of months with pneumonia, then endocarditis (heart infection), shingles and last year skin cancer. You would think that a smart girl like me would have figured it out before now. I am feeling so lost and... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life! From the time I was told I had six months to live by an AIDS specialist in 1985, I learned from other people Read more »