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Lymph nodes- how much of a size difference would cause you concern?

hello. I am an anxious person by nature however and have some questions about (not again) lymph nodes. I have palpable nodes in my groin and one is slightly larger than the other. I know you said this can be worrisome, and wondered how much of a size...

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Can you get warts and HPV disease on the penis

I am HIV and on meds (Sustiva and Combivir, and doing fine) but concerned and confused about HPV. I have, what looks like a wart, or perhaps just a skin tag on the upper part of the shaft of my penis (ie near where it joins the body). Does HPV mean j...

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KS- I've tried everything; is anything left?

Hello Dr. Bruce, I have been on the full service, extended program for HIV and K.S. and wonder if there is any other way to adress K.S. Anything to eleviate the burning pain. My history: - HIV from 1986 / K.S from 1991 - Currently CD4 360, VL 1320 - ...

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love 4 all of you!!!

hello, i would like to thank all of you panel people answering mine and countless other peoples questions and responding to the anxieties and fears that all of us people have regarding hiv, whether - or+, it is quite a remarkable journey we all have ...

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night sweats. lymphoma?

My husband has been suffering from what his primary care provider has classified as ongoing sinusitis (about 7 months). His doctor thinks that his condition is aggravated by allergies. However, in addition to his sinus headache and chronic congestion...

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Does recurring shingles signify HIV infection?

Does reccuring shingles mean that I am hiv+? we just had a baby and my wife said that she was tested and that it came back negative. We have been together for a little over 2 years. Is that too soon to show up in her or our newborn son? It seems as t...

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Yet another HPV question...Can I leave a single wart alone?

I first tested HIV+ in January of 1997. I have been on meds since May of that year and have been healthy and asymptomatic since day one. At a recent doctor's appointment, during a rectal exam, my doctor told me I have one small anal wart. He said si...

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My warts are all cleaned up; can I still transmit HPV?

In '99 I was diagnosed with high risk HPV and genital warts. The wart was treated with aldara, and i had a LEEP (a type of procedure) done on my cervix. Since then, i have had no symptoms and my PAPs have all come back normal. My question can you giv...

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lymph node swelling-- HIV vs non-HIV enlargement

If nodal enlargement is because of HIV, all the nodes around the body should have the same chance to enlarge. However, most of the nodes appear around the throat and neck. I think it is because all HIV+ guys have some infection in their mouth and lun...

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Recurring KS? What should I do now?

I was treated 18 months ago for KS (HIV negative) with radiation for some lesions on the back of right knee. THe treatment was successful. I now have some very small lesions on my right ankle and in addition to that some swelling on the same ankle. I...