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Hiv And Pancreas Infection

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HIV positive and pancreas cancern-- Help

I have a dilemma and I need your help. I went to see my doctor for hematuria and abdominal pain. An ultrasound that showed that I had a large mass near my pancreas. I went to the emergency room with chills and abdominal pain on April 16. I was...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Your story is actually not all that unusual. Pancreatic tumors are particulary hard to diagnose in that the tumors are often enshrouded in inflammatory tissue/scar tissue. The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology is often the final say in terms of... Read more »

Pancreas Pain

For the past 3 months Ive been in discomfort and pain because my pancreas is inflamed my gastro... Read more »

irritated pancreas

after being on Altripla for a while.cd4 count690 viral load undetetable..i recently was diagnoised... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alarming Incidence of Hepatitis C Virus Re-Infection After Treatment of Sexually Acquired Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection in HIV-Infected MSM

The seroprevalence of sexually transmitted HCV among men who have sex with men in Amsterdam is stabilizing, recent data show. Little is known, however, about the incidence of HCV re-infection in MSM who have cleared HCV. In the current study, the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Danish Study Looks at HIV and Meds for Their Effect on Diabetes Risk

The pancreas gland, located in the abdomen, makes the hormone insulin, which helps cells absorb sugar circulating in the blood. As people age, they may gain weight and become less active and their bodies may become less sensitive to the effects of... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

University of Washington Lipodystrophy Study

We have made enormous strides over the past 5 years in the care of individuals with HIV infection. The advent of protease inhibitor (PI) drugs in 1996, as well as other newer antiviral medications, has saved countless lives and spared much of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young Drug Users Forgotten Amid India AIDS Success

HIV infection rates in India fell by 50 percent -- twice the global decline -- from 2001 to 2009, according to UNAIDS. Yet health workers there worry that the growing population of young injecting drug users (IDUs) is being marginalized from... Read more »
Connect With Others

Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection?

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

HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »

How INFECTED got infected

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Did a little looking around and figured it out...He must of had razor burn.........

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionSexual/Q9183.qna

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HIV infection from dried blood?

Posted by panic05, 5 Replies
I got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying about its possibility.

Today, I went to a public washroom. After flushing the toilet, I... Read more »