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Hiv And Pancreas Problems

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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
...specialists.With a CD4 count as robust as yours and a viral load under control, you would withstand any cancer treatment as well as HIV-negative folks would. Is does indeed pay to pursue treatment of this tumor as your life expectancy is quite... Read more »

Mild alteration in my blood test. Should I be worried?

I am 46 years old man who is positively charged since 1991 and on HAART therapy since 2001, when my... Read more »

PANCREAS AND LIVER

ARE THERE ANY DIETS THAT CAN HELP WITH THE PANCREAS AND LIVER FUNCTIONS? Read more »
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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in... Read more »
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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...druginteractions. Combining alcohol and certain HIV drugs like Videx can put you atrisk for developing pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas). Methadone Methadonecan interact with many HIV drugs. Tell the health care providerat... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...heart attack or a stroke.High triglycerides can also increase your risk of getting pancreatitis (apainful inflammation of the pancreas). Some HIV+ people experience lipodystrophy. Lipodystrophy includeshyperlipidemia, as well as other unwanted... Read more »
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Posted by jiffyp20, 5 Replies
...Hi everyone,been laying low since I found out I'm HIV+ I'm not on any HIV meds yet, just thyroid and zoloft but I feel like crap all of the time. No matter what I do, how much Read more »

cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
...curious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys on an annual Read more »

Good news?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...be minor in scope and is worth watching. The cognitive loss is also very moderate and may be due more to age, I am 52, than HIV. Sensory neuropathy is a common effect of long term infection and not the drugs, he says. However, the neurologist... Read more »

stuck

Posted by shadesofgrey, 3 Replies
...Okay i have posted my story before but a quidk rundown, was hospitalized in may for pancreatitis, have a lousy pancrea, was on iv antibiotics(cipro and flagly) got home had two denuded areas on my tonue and my tongue Read more »