Can Epstein Barr Become Hiv

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Fatigue (Epstein-Barr) and HIV Infection?

I am 35 year old male who has been dx. hiv poz since 1994. I was diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus 2 years ago this week. My question is: How common is it for HIV poz folks to have EBV?My doctor said it was not the inital infection, when I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and the laboratory studies are not demonstrating a reactivation, I would not consider this to be a significant cause for your HIV-associated fatigue. There are, however, a great number of other potential underlying conditions that could be... Read more »

Epstein-Barr and Hiv

I am a gay male. I recently had contact with another male who disclosed the fact that he is HIV+... Read more »

Epstein-Barr, HIV and CFS

I was diagnosed all at one time of being HIV+, having had Epstein-Barr exposure and now I have most... Read more »
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Risk for Salivary Gland Cancer High Among People With AIDS

...certain salivary gland cancers in people with AIDS. Researchers suspect the cause of these cancers is viral, possibly due to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). The advent of potent HIV therapy did not diminish these increased risks. In this retrospective... Read more »
The Well Project


...the bone marrow). Lymphoma that spreads to the brain or spinal chord it is called central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma. The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may play a role in the development of lymphomas. The two major types are: Non-Hodgkin's... Read more »
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Non-AIDS Defining Cancers in People With HIV

...human papillomavirus or HPV), liver cancer (caused by the hepatitis B and C viruses), and Hodgkin's disease (caused by the Epstein-Barr virus). Cancers without an infectious cause, particularly lung and skin cancers, are more common among people... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...dropped below 200, and the longer they had a high or uncontrolled viral load. The risk of NHL is increased by infection with Epstein-Barr virus and by genetic factors. The rate of NHL is twice as high in men as in women, and twice as high in... Read more »
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