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Symptoms Of Cancer In Aids Patients

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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests...
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Skin hyperpigmentation in AIDS patients = an hypophyse dysfunction?

Is there any treatment or medicine for the hyperpigmentation in Aids patients?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Treatment for hyperpigmentation can be frustrating even in the general population. A consultation by a dermatologist is often recommended to make a proper diagnosis and to determine whether any of the drugs may be contributing or is there a non-HIV... Read more »

lesions in AIDS patients; are they cancer

Are all lesions in AIDS patients cancer?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
ABSOLUTELY NOT. There are many many things which can cause lesions which are not cancer. Many lesions are benign growths, many lesions are caused by viruses (e.g. molluscum, warts, and so on)or other infectious agents, and many lesions are caused by... Read more »

Is cancer the end for most HIV/AIDS patients?

I recently was informed by a nurse who has had many years of experience in the AIDS field that cancer is now the end for most HIV/AIDS patients. Can you tell me your findings ?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Although your nurse is not entirely wrong, her comments do not tell the whole picture. It is true that as AIDS patients are living longer, this increased time gives certain cancers such as anal cancer more time to develop. Many AIDS patients... Read more »

should aids patient patient be discriminated?

tittle:aidsquestion:do you think that aids patient should be discriminate from society?
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
I'm not sure I understand your question, but I believe that people living with HIV or AIDS should not be discriminated against by society. There is no reason to discriminate against people living with HIV/AIDS. In the U.S., we who live with the... Read more »
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The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

What Is PEPFAR? Drug Approval 5-Year Goals, Progress and Budgets The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

What Is Lymphoma? How Is NHL Diagnosed? What Causes NHL? How Is NHL Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lymphoma? Lymphoma is a cancer of white blood cells called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. They multiply rapidly and form tumors.... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viracept (Nelfinavir)

nel-FIN-a-veer --> Brand Name: Viracept Other Name(s): Mesilato de nelfinavir, NFV, Nelfinavir mesylate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Nelfinavir, also known as Viracept, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...reach late middle age. There have been only small, inconclusive studies on the causes of aging-related health problems among AIDS patients. Without definitive research, which has just begun, that second wave of suffering could be a... Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 1 Reply
...Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev From: akumar My dear Brothers & Sisters, Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga Read more »