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CMV versus CLL-- what's in a name?

I just had an uncle pass away with what the dr.'s called "CMV",also "CLL". Thank you for your time.

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Can KS lesions appear and then disappear?

Can lesions from Kaposis Sarcoma come and go? Is it possible for them to appear and then a month later disappear? I'm confused about the duration

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If I remove a lymph node for cosmetic reasons, am I removing something that might be useful?

Thanks for your reply regarding all of my lymph node questions. We're still undecided about removing them for cosmetic reasons and wanted your opinion about it. If it's not a lymphoma and the glands are removed anyway, are we removing something usefu...

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KS-like lesions for over 20 years

Hi Dr. Dezube: I had some red spots ( >15 ) on chest for along time (about 20 years). It seems like KS lesions. I just had to test with Anti-HIV1 Oral Fluid EIA. The results are negative. My question is that my body don't have enough antibody for the...

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What should I do about my 50 KS lesions?

Dr.Bruce,I have approx.50 KS lesions on skin.I have been on HAART meds. for around 6 months with great results. Viracept is one of the drugs in the cocktail,suposed to be good for helping with KS also. I want to know besides panretin gel,is there any...

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Lump by testicle after sugery

Hi, I'm 18 and just had surgery on my groin due to a torsion. It has been about 4 weeks now, and i have discovered a hard ball that stands out when i look at it from the side. If i feel it I can move it around. I have no idea what this is. I have 4 w...

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Obsessing over a lymph node

First, thank you for providing this service which goes above and beyond the call. I'm a 20 year old male, first noticed a lymph node in the right side of my neck (the posterior triangle) about 2 1/2 years ago. I didn't think much of it. However, I re...

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my mind and my lymphoma

i have lived with lymphoma, non-hodgkins, for several years now. when it was discovered that i had it in vancouver, two years ago, i was given radio-therapy for ten days. now i live in mexico, i'm getting my drugs, but i refused chemotherapy because ...

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Generalized swelling of lymph glands throughout the body

If a person gets a cold (scratchy throat,stuffy nose,slight headache)can that person develop swollen glands not only in the neck area but throughout the body,or must the swollen glands be caused by a more serious infection?

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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 ...