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Hepatitis And Pancreatitis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Finds Association Between Hepatitis B and Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer patients are more likely to have been infected with hepatitis B virus than those without the cancer, according to new research. HBV is known to cause liver cancer in some patients, but this is the first time an association has been... Read more »
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Study Finds Association Between Hepatitis B and Pancreatic Cancer

In this New Digest: Summary of study being published October 1, 2008 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology , showing that evidence of past hepatitis B infection was twice as prevalent in patients with pancreatic cancer as in healthy people. Quote... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

Table of Contents Introduction HIV/HCV Coinfection HIV/HBV Coinfection New Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Pancreatitis/HEP B/HIV

Should I be concerned about getting pancreatitis again if I had it when i was hospitalized when I was diagnosed with HEP B two years ago not that I have recently contracted HIV? Thanks....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There is no clear association between hepatitis B and pancreatitis so there may be other reasons you had it in the past - eg gallstones, alcohol, high triglycerides, medications etc.There are certain HIV medications that have a small risk of... Read more »

treatment with history of pancreatitis

I have a history of pancreatitis extending over 10 years. I can go six to twelve months without an attack, then have two or more in a month.These attacks are severe enough for me to require hospitalisation and narcotic based painkillersExperts cant...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Sorry to hear about your condition.There are multiple causes of pancreatitis; it is also relevant that adding other insults to the pancreas can cause the situation to flair. In this regard, as you point out, it would be important to avoid HIV... Read more »

Pancreatitis + HIV

DR. STEVE MIS SALUDOS Y MI RESPETO.ME ES GRATO SABER QUE PUEDO CONTAR CON USTED EN LOS MOMENTOS MAS DIFICILES, SOY DE VENEZUELA, MIS EXAMENES DE CD4 (500.000) Y CV (60.000) HASTA LOS MOMENTOS SEGUN MI DR. NO ESTAN TAN MAL. PERO RECIENTEMENTE ESTOY...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hola mi nuevo amigo venezolano,500.000 clulas CD4! Pa! Qu conteo sin precedentes! Me imagino que quisiste escribir 500. Las buenas noticias son que con un recuento de CD4 de 500 y una carga viral de 60.000 no requieres una terapia antirretroviral a... Read more »

asymptomatic elevated pancreatic amylase(pancreatitis)

i am puzzled.i am a GP in Zimbabwe and have been helping a close relative with their HIV TREATMENT,now 8 months.She was initially commenced on a combination consisting of 3TC/NVP& d4T with initial cd4+ count of 187,slightly high urea &...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Amylase elevations can be non-specific--in the US we rely more on the lipase levels to evaluate pancreatitis if that is available to you. 3TC can cause pancreatitis is a small % of patients so that is a consideration from what information you... Read more »
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Pancreatitis from HAART

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
For the last month, I have been battling acute pancreatitis and metastatic hemangiomas brought on by videx, dapsone and norvir in combination. The symptoms are debilitating abdominal pain, fever, and weigh loss. Mine started as a mild stomach ache... Read more »

Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection? Read more »

Periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y c

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
hola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »