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Symptoms Of Lymphoma Cancer Caused By Hiv

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The Well Project

Cancers

...diagnosis: Kaposi's sarcoma, certain types of lymphoma, and cervical cancer. Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) KS was one of the most common opportunistic infections (OIs) in the early days of the AIDS epidemic. KS is actually caused by a virus called Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus (KSHV) or HHV-8. But KS behaves and is treated like a cancerous tumor. HHV-8 is transmitted through sexual contact or blood products. KS has always been less common...
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aids and hiv

what is the overall difference between hiv and aids?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...HIV is the virus that causes AIDS, which is an illness that presents with opportunistic infections, certain types of cancer (Kaposi's sarcoma, lymphoma), Read more »

hiv/non hodkins lymphoma

I will try to keep this message as short as I can in the hopes that someone may actually read to the bottom since it will be lengthy and help me as I need the help more than you know. I have been sick for 8 months. This will get 'graphic' and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...glands, abnormal CT scans, lymph node biopsy, vacationing ENT surgeons, post-op draining incisions, being told you might have cancer, fears about HIV, etc. etc. etc. --- this sounds like a whole season of Grey's Anatomy and ER combined!What's... Read more »

Can itchy skin be the only symptom of HIV?

I suffer from itchy skin and I'm worried it might be a cancer. Going through your site/forum, I read this piece of information from you:"Itchiness is not an uncommon finding in lymphoma patients, and in AIDS patients in general."Does this means that...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...stating that "itchiness is not an uncommon finding in lymphoma patients, and in AIDS patients in general." There are so many causes for itchy skin, ranging from the less serious causes (e.g. new detergent, poison ivy, misquito bites, new... Read more »

Do people without HIV, but with NHL have low CD4's? Timing of diagnosis

Dr Dezube,thank you for your valuable time helping people with HIV/AIDS.You certainly have a place in heaven.My question is this my friend was diagnosed with Advanced NHL last year.Still doing chemotherapy.Was diagnosised with AIDS April 2000 ,after...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...a different diagnosis to start out with.2) Can you have a low CD4 count if you have lymphoma without HIV?- Yes. Cancer can cause immunosuppression and as a result can lower CD4 counts, but typically cancer does not lower CD4 counts as much as... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...from a suspected tumor. The cells are collected by a thin needle, or they are cut out surgically. What Causes NHL? NHL is caused by long-term stimulation of the immune system. When B-cells multiply quickly for many years, more mutations... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...more likely to be diagnosed with the disease, resulting in a rate of 80 anal cancer cases per 100,000 people. Anal cancer is caused by the same strains of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer in women. HPV is the most common... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By leading to the destruction and/or functional impairment of cells... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...assault (which is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms that usually go away after a few days. Here's the catch: Those symptoms,... Read more »
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...most commonly occurs in individuals that are HIV positive. This disease affects the central nervous system and brain, often causing a misdiagnosis. The symptoms can be similar to other diseases out there, which is why it is so hard to detect.... Read more »

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