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Can Hiv Cause Cancer In Pancreas

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HIV positive and pancreas cancern-- Help

I have a dilemma and I need your help. I went to see my doctor for hematuria and abdominal pain. An ultrasound that showed that I had a large mass near my pancreas. I went to the emergency room with chills and abdominal pain on April 16. I was...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Your story is actually not all that unusual. Pancreatic tumors are particulary hard to diagnose in that the tumors are often enshrouded in inflammatory tissue/scar tissue. The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology is often the final say in terms of... Read more »

Pancreas Pain

For the past 3 months Ive been in discomfort and pain because my pancreas is inflamed my gastro... Read more »

irritated pancreas

after being on Altripla for a while.cd4 count690 viral load undetetable..i recently was diagnoised... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

People Living With HIV at Higher Risk of Cancers Caused by Smoking or Viruses, but Not All Cancers

This article was reported by NAM aidsmap . NAM aidsmap reported on a study examining proportions of cancer in HIV-positive individuals caused by smoking, viral infections, and HIV-related immune suppression. Danish researchers compared the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cancers, Liver Failure and Other Problems Now Leading Causes of Death in Swiss HIV Study

The hallmark of AIDS is an array of life-threatening infections and cancers. Fortunately, with the arrival of potent combination anti-HIV therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) in most high-income countries in 1996, deaths due to AIDS-related causes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Drug Could Prevent "Cervical Cancer by Killing Off Virus That Causes Disease"

The HIV drug lopinavir is selectively toxic to human papillomavirus-positive cervical cells, a new study suggests. About 3,000 UK women are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually, mostly due to HPV infection by high-risk strains, which have also... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Danish Study Looks at HIV and Meds for Their Effect on Diabetes Risk

The pancreas gland, located in the abdomen, makes the hormone insulin, which helps cells absorb sugar circulating in the blood. As people age, they may gain weight and become less active and their bodies may become less sensitive to the effects of... Read more »
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Liver cancer, heart disease, counts, resistance

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Generally, people develop resistance to Sustiva quickly since only one protein needs to mutate in the virus to render the drug ineffective. Monitor your counts closely and ask your doctor for a resistance panel if your counts change for the worse.... Read more »

Help w/HIV & lymph node/cancer info...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've been poz almost 9 years (diagnosed 8 years ago) and on meds since May '97 and have always been healthy and asymptomatic. On my quarterly trip to the doctor last week he found that my right axillary lymph node is swollen "a little to big for... Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i hope someone here on the board will help with answers.

i had unprotected oral sex with another male friend both giving and receiving about 3 weeks ago. when he came, some of his semen got into my nose.

this past thur. i caught a cold which included... Read more »