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Hepatitis And Pancreatitis

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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 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... Read more »

more than two drinks

daer dr , ive been having more than two drinks a day on hiv meds. i take viracept and combivar. am... Read more »
Articles
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Study Finds Association Between Hepatitis B and Pancreatic Cancer

...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 for... Read more »
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 Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...are several side effect issues noted that have limited the interest in using this agent -- including peripheral neuropathy, hepatitis, pancreatitis, and lipodystrophy. Early on, when tenofovir [Viread] first came out, we learned that this... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Ups Liver Cancer Risk, Study Confirms

... Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection - already known to increase the risk of liver cancer - also increases the risk of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma Read more »
Connect With Others

Bristol Myers Squibbs: Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gentlemen, Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand kills another hign percentage of them. What does Bristol Myers Squibbs do? Sell death... 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 »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
I had AIDS for many years now and was the lucky one's to surive... the clinical studies.... long term side effects... and the worst isolation. I'm 26 years old and i was dianosed in 1988 when i was five years old. My parents didn't know why i had a... Read more »

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, Read more »