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What Are The Symptoms Of Vulvar Cancer

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Infection in the vulvar tube ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been checked for some STD with blood analysis, a viral cultive, and a pap ( they didnt checked me for HPV , because they told me that I didnt have any lession ). Well, although my boyfriend has been checked too and he seems to be negative (... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I am a nevous 24 year old who has recently developed red-streaked spit in the morning for the past month(happens only once a week) and notice a pain on my right side near my ribs. Could this be lung cancer; I am terrified. Read more »

Mouth Cancer

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have white lessions on the sides of m tongue. They do not scrape off and they burn. My blood counts are in the range of ohl but it is said that ohl does not hurt. Has anyone had this experience? If so, what was it? Read more »

Re: HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
I am desperate that my symptoms could possibly be something else, although it is looking more and more unlikely.

Can you tell me is Tonsillitis contagious during the seroconversion stage? Before I realized that I had the symptoms of HIV, I went on 2... Read more »

set of symptoms

Posted by calistoga, 1 Reply
Can the ARS stage of HIV only have one symptom or would it be a set of symptoms? Is 9 weeks too late for ARS to occur? Has anyone here personally had the ARS rash? Where was it? What did it look like? Read more »
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possible symptoms of cancer?

I've been HIV+ for at least 12 years with no complications, 600 tcells, undetectable VL. I am currently taking sustiva and combivir and was taking famvir for a recent and recurrent herpes outbreak. Over the past few weeks I have noticed that I...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
It is not unusual to get occasional lumps and pain around the nipples. Although medication can sometimes cause such changes, often there are other causes. Have the nipples been abraded in any way? (For example, I have some patients who have very... Read more »

Constant Weight Loss, Night Sweats,swollen Lymph nodes & Low Body Teperature. Cancer Symptoms?

Dear Doctor, I am a 40 year old male & was diagnosed with hiv in 2009 with atripla being my haart. Over the past year my cd4 count has been in the 400's and I am undetectable. However over the past year I have been loosing weight at a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Persistent weight loss and night sweats (even if without fever) is concerning to me. The fact that your CD4 count is in the normal range is reassuring, but this is deserving of your doctor's attention.In additional... Read more »

Atripla post lung cancer

My ex-husband has been HIV+ for over 20 years and basically asymptomatic until this past year. Last Nov. 07 he was diagnosed with aggressive small cell lung cancer (11 cm tumor). He managed to get through aggressive chemotherapy and radiation and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The efavirenz in Atripla can sometimes cause some excessive drowsiness particularly in first weeks on treatment. The prognosis in your husband's case would be highly related to the status of the lung cancer which is a scary cancer as you... Read more »

vaccine for Cervical cancer/HPV?

I was listening to some coverage of the 25years of AIDS or related program and thought they mentioned a vaccine that they were getting good results for slowing or stopping cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancer. Have you heard of such a drug? I have...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Human Papilloma virus (HPV) infection is the major cause of cervical cancers. However, not all women who are infected with HPV will develop cervical cancer. Moreover, while there are many different types of HPV, only a few types appear to cause... Read more »
The Well Project


Table of Contents What Is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Anal Cancer Liver Cancer Lung Cancer Conclusion What Is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells thatcan... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Merck Cervical Cancer Vaccine Cleared for Use in Girls, Women

On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration approved Gardasil, the first vaccine to prevent cervical cancer, for use by females ages 9-26. Merck & Co.'s vaccine protects against human papillomavirus (HPV) strains 16 and 18, which account for... Read more »

The Cancer That Dare Not Speak Its Name

When you tell someone you have cancer, the first questionyou often hear is, "What kind?" Unfortunately,if it's anal cancer, the response may be "colorectalcancer," mumbled ambiguous words, or some otherdodge. Discussion -- even mere mention -- of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Aging With HIV

Several of the physical symptoms and illnesses related to HIV disease and its treatment -- such as fatigue, weight changes, memory loss, depression, and atherosclerosis -- mimic typical age-related health problems. It is estimated that at least 10%... Read more »