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Chronic Lymph NODES? why are they still there?

I have been feeling sevral lymph nodes on my neck a few under my armpits and groin... shotty size (like a pea).I have also had an enlarged node which was biopsied summer 2002 and showed EBV(1.8 cm)...it got smaller after that,but still there . Now I ...

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How to measure the size of lymph nodes?

I often see people here talking about the size of lymph node in terms of centimeter. My question is how do you get their value (size in centimeter)?

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Will prednisone shrink lymph nodes in HIV-infected persons?

Would you know if prednisone would shrink swollen neck glands on a HIV infected person, I know that antibiotics only fight bacterial infections not viral infections but what about prednisone?

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HPV & immune system

Dear Dr. Dezube Thank you very much for answering my question (HPV & HIV Co-infection? Could I have gotten one without the other? Apr 20, 2003). I really appreciate it. Sorry, another question. You said: "Many patients infected with HPV will clear th...

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Anal burning 24/7

I have been treating a anal burn for close to a year and a half. I suffered form a fissure that was operated on in Oct. 2002. Prior to that I was trying zinc oxide for 10 months and I did a very stupied thing and try putting a liberal amount of aloe...

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Dad's going fast from a double whammy-- CMV infection and lymphoma (help prepare me)

My dad found out six weeks ago he had AIDS he was started on meds 3 weeks ago,and his cd4 went from 23 to 82 his viral load went from 404000 to undetectable now he has CMV and lymphoma. Can you prepare me for what's next. He is not responding very we...

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Rise in globulin levels in HIV infection

Dr. Dezube, I read a response in which you said that HIV can cause a rise in globulin levels. Is that usual...does it always happen with HIV infection and at what stage does it occur? I would also be interested in knowing why HIV causes a rise in glo...

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Loads of lymph nodes and Loads of questions about them

My boyfriend is about 3 yrs. positive, no meds ever, CD4 667, Load 14,570. He is healthy otherwise. His lymph nodes all over his body have been swollen but those in his neck are larger causing people to notice them. While seeing a surgeon about remo...

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The birth of a lesion in an HIV+ person

I am a relatively healthy young male in my early 30s. I was diagnosed with HIV 8.5 years ago. Today, I noticed something strange on my neck that started out with a burning sensation. The skin looks as though it was ripped apart in a concentric shape,...

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relationship with another HIV+ve guy and non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Can I catch cancer from him?

I have recently formed a new relationship with a younger man, (18 yo) who is also HIV+ve, diagnosed some 2 years ago, and he has non-Hodgkins lymphoma. My understanding is that he has had treatment for this, ie chemotherapy and radiotherapy and surgi...