Ebv And Hiv

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Hi i've recently found out that I have the Epstein Barr Virus in addition to HIV. Does this worsen my prognosis any? only i've read there are strong links between EBV & cancers if you have HIV. What are the risks? Worried now! Thank you.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Most people have been exposed to and therefore are infected with EBV (whether they are HIV infected or not). It is a virus in the herpes virus family and so therefore, once infected essentially Read more »

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Project Inform

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 »
The Body PRO

HIV Pathogenesis and Laboratory Testing (Poster Session 195)

...at the level of dendritic cell activation during different stages of HIV disease, comparing its activity in people with acute Epstein-Barr virus (aEBV) infection and in HIV-negative people without an acute infection. Lymph node or tonsilar... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS Malignancies

...therapy helps reduce, but does not eliminate, the risk of cervical cancer in women. AIDS-related NHL is associated with the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), a type of herpes virus that infects almost all humans by young adulthood. Lymphoma involves... Read more »
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