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Hiv And Pancreatic Cancer

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IgA deficiency

I have tested positive for IgA deficiency. I was sexually active more than 15 years ago but not since then. For the last 10 years i have been suffering from stomach discomfort and urticaria when my stomach is hurting. I also am hypothyroid. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with -- hypothyroidism, urticaria, IgA deficiency, etc. Why are you taking the quantum leap to assume that you have HIV/AIDS, pancreatic cancer "or worse?" (By the way, what could be worse? Ebola virus?)You haven't had sex in the past 15 years,... Read more »

yellow skin

hiv positive since 2000 taking kaletra+truvada for 5years notice yellowing of skin liver test is... Read more »

HIV and Pancreatitis

I have apparently had pancreatitis for a number of years, just recently diagnosed. Ths pain and... Read more »
Articles
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Study Finds Association Between Hepatitis B and Pancreatic Cancer

... 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 attribution from Patrick J. Loehrer, Sr., MD, American Society of... 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. Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hydroxyurea

...for use against cancer. It also works against sickle cell anemia. Hydroxyurea has not been approved by the FDA for use against HIV. Hydroxyurea blocks an enzyme produced by human cells. This enzyme makes building blocks used by cells that are... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...Baby-boomers living with HIV We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the Read more »

My aunt has aids and it's still a big secret

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...i love her like she's my older sis, just found out that she has full blown aids. Only my mom and I know, but was diagnosed w/HIV about 15yrs ago. My mom just told me 2 days ago, that my aunt was not getting treatment, not taking medications and... Read more »

not about hiv or testing

Posted by chichi, 2 Replies
...not been eating or drinking and his sonogram and test results came back and the test results are bad. he is only 12 and has pancreatic cancer that is everywhere. the vet wanted me to put him to sleep right then and there but i couldnt - i took... Read more »