Epstein Barr Virus And Hiv

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Mono or HIV

Is there anyway to differentiate HIV from Mononucleosis in the type of symptoms they give?
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...There is substantial overlap between the symptoms of mononucleosis due to Epstein Barr virus and HIV, so it is extremely important to get tested. Read more »

Great Labs

I am old-64. Almost 4 years ago,I was diagnosed with AIDS-CD4 count 61 and viral load at 260,000. ... Read more »

Epstein Barr Virus

Hi Doc, Is there any relation between testing pos. for the Epstein Barr Virus and having high... Read more »
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 »
Project Inform

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual History and Epstein-Barr Virus Infection

...Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a tumorigenic herpes virus that is carried as a persistent infection by more than 90 percent of adults. Most persistently Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Smoking Tobacco and HIV

... If you have HIV or AIDS and smoke cigarettes, you put extra stress on your body. Smoking weakens your immune system, making it harder to fight off deadly Read more »
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possible Acute HIV Infection symptoms?

Posted by humblonian, 1 Reply
...them the symptoms, they almost immediately told me that it was viral. They did some bloodwork to check my mono levels (I've had Epstein-Barr Virus for approximately 2 years now), and the mono level test came back normal. So, they told me that it... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...to mono. Perhaps in many cases, people really do have mono. I know in the United States, many people are not exposed to the Epstein-Barr virus or CMV until young adulthood or later. It also makes sense to me that persons that feel guilty enough... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...When do these show up in HIV infection Read more »

EBV? Details?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
...Just wondering what the details of EBV are? What is it? What does it do? Thanks all! Get PCR and 5 week HIV/Chl/Gon/Syph tests in a week! -SS Read more »
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