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Can Hiv Cause Cancer In Pancreas

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...the cervical pap smear. That test is not able to categorize the exact strain of HPV that women carry. The FDA recently approved a new DNA test that identifies the two HPV strains (types 16, 18) responsible for most cervical cancers. At the moment, the new DNA test, called Cervista HPV 16/18, is not available in doctors' offices, but should start arriving within the next few months. In MSM, a clear relationship has not yet been determined...
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I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and sometimes fatal buildup of lactic acid in the blood, which can cause fatigue, nausea/vomiting, painful inflammation of the pancreas, and liver damage.Other Considerations During Pregnancy It is important to remember that pregnancy-related... Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to quit? Hell, I'm already HIV positive, aren't my Marlboros now a rather minor issue??? I'm doing OK on my HIV meds. My HIV doc hasn't mentioned my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cancer, smokers are also more likely to develop other types of malignancies, including cancers of the throat, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, kidneys, and bladder, and certain types of leukemia. Evidence is mixed regarding breast and colon... Read more »

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 Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and sometimes fatal buildup of lactic acid in the blood, which can cause fatigue, nausea/vomiting, painful inflammation of the pancreas, and liver damage. Other Considerations During Pregnancy It is important to remember that pregnancy-related... Read more »
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The Well Project

Cancers

...Manual of HIV Therapeutics, Second Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. Scadden D.T. (2003). AIDS-related malignancies. Annual Review of Medicine 54:285. United States Public Health Service & Infectious Diseases Society... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly disease for women, behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...energy to all of your cells. In order for glucose to get into your cells, you need insulin. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas. If your body has a problem making or using insulin, glucose can't get into your cells. As a result, glucose... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...often responsible for druginteractions. Combining alcohol and certain HIV drugs like Videx can put you atrisk for developing pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas). Methadone Methadonecan interact with many HIV drugs. Tell the health care... Read more »
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Liver cancer, heart disease, counts, resistance

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...and drink more than the HIV- population, so that may explain the correlation as well. Smoking and drinking damage the liver, pancreas, and heart. Lung cancer is more prevalent in the HIV+ population than in the HIV- population, perhaps caused by... Read more »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

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information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...red or white blood cells, especially when taken in the later stages of the disease. Some may also cause inflammation of the pancreas and painful nerve damage. There have been reports of complications and other severe reactions, including death,... Read more »