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Judith S. Currier, M.D., M.Sc.

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sarcoma

mi padre fallecio de leiomiosarcoma de vejiga hace 6 años, este tipo de cancer puede heredarse a los hijos y si tiene alguna relacion con el sarcoma de Kaposi. Nosotros los hijos (04) tenemos un cierto temor.

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my opportunistic infection which is 99.9999999999% hiv

I read all your responses and I think you are an angel for doing this work. My case is the following, I had sex with somebody hiv+ who cut my penis in a few places during oral sex and than smeared me with his precum. I know that the risk is there. I ...

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Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

What are some of the latest developments in preventing and treating this infection?

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women need answers

dear doctor, Why haven't any studies been done on hiv infected women and meopause. Do you know if women experience early menopause due to hiv infection ---- wouldn't this be considered and opportunistic infection? How soon after HIV infection would a...

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Pap smear readings

Why is it that HIV positive women seem to have a lot of abnormal pap smears? And once the coloposcopy (spelling, oops!) is performed everything is found normal? What causes my paps to be abnormal when really, they end up being o.k.? Please shed some ...

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Just a thank you.

This is just a thank you to you and Rick Sowadsky for your help over a year ago. I wrote Mr. Sowadsky that I was certain that I was infected with HIV because I had soaking night sweats and AVS type syptoms and wrote to you about having a ring shaped ...

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Zoster?

Hi- Im 21 yr old male. Couple of encpounters of non protected oral sex(ended B4 ejaculation) within the past 18 months. I am unsure of HIV status. The past few weeks Ive been experiencing a slight burning sensation just behind and sometimes on my lef...

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Opportunistic Infection

WHAT IS AN OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTION?

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Women and Anemia

Anemia can be a very common finding in HIV-infection. There may be many causes; low red blood counts, low vitamin B12 stores, iron deficiency, a thyroid that may not be functioning correctly, a lot of blood loss during menses, low hormone levels, an ...

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Metabolic Disorders and Women

Patients with HIV infection and the clinicians caring for them have recently been expressing interest in the possible long-term effects of the potent anti-retrovirals currently in use. Reports of new-onset diabetes mellitus (increase in blood sugar),...