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Ebv And Hiv

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Can EBV infection be cured? (EBV is one of the viruses which cause cancer in HIV-infected patients)

I have a history of Hodgkin's Disease, cancer of the lymph nodes. I've heard that EBV infection can often cause lymphoma. I've had HIV for 9 years. I'm doing well, but I know I'm not "cured." I've heard...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask an excellent question! Sounds like you've done okay in terms of your Hodgkin's disease. It is indeed true that the EBV virus is found in the vast majority of patients who have HIV-related Hodgkin's disease. It is also true,... Read more »


Hi i've recently found out that I have the Epstein Barr Virus in addition to HIV. Does this... Read more »

HIV & EBV - What's the risk?

Hi, I was diagnosed HIV + (Subtype B) in Sept 07, my latest labs are; CD4 714 (29%), VL 19,855. I... Read more »
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Introduction Opportunistic Infections and HIV Disease Preventing Infections in the First Place Treating Infections as They Occur Preventive Treatment for OIs Maintenance Therapy A Final Word on Strategies for Managing Opportunistic... Read more »

This Month in HIV: Top 10 HIV/AIDS Stories of the Past Year

Every day a barrage of HIV research is published and presented around the world. Even if you were to read all the journal articles and research meeting coverage related to HIV, how should you evaluate the importance of individual studies? That's... Read more »
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In a poster presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, results from the HIV/AIDS Cancer Match Study show an increase in the risk for mouth ( nasopharngeal ) cancer and a more modest increase in the risk of certain salivary gland cancers in... Read more »

Incidence of Non-AIDS-Defining Malignancies in Persons With HIV

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cmv ebv do i have hiv too

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
i have cmv and ebv both vca igg positive in high levels but vca igm negative. do i seroconvert late for hive then. does it mean that i have hiv to. i have tested duo test for hiv out to 100 days. ?? Read more »

reactivation of EBV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could reactivation of EBV delay seroconversion to hiv and hepc or can it be part of seroconverting to hiv +or hep c+ Read more »

EBV? Details?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
Just wondering what the details of EBV are? What is it? What does it do?

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Posted by Anonymous
Anyone with any experience, is it possible to test negative to a mono test but have active ebstein bar virus?

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