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Hiv And Pancreatitis

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HIV and Pancreatitis

I have apparently had pancreatitis for a number of years, just recently diagnosed. Ths pain and frustration from this are worse than anything i have experienced with 28 years of being poz. This is actually the first time I've had a problem. I do...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...It would be helpful to know what your doctors think is the cause of your pancreatitis. Is it from meds, stones, infection, alcohol consumption or something else. Some of the causes are reversible and some are not. Read more »

Pancreatitis/HEP B/HIV

Should I be concerned about getting pancreatitis again if I had it when i was hospitalized when I... Read more »

Pancreatitis + HIV

Test Positive Aware Network


...fatigue, abdominal pain or distension, nausea/vomiting, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, and enlarged, fatty liver. Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) can be life-threatening and may cause pain in the stomach and back, along... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...if not treated in time. It occurs more frequently when used with Zerit. Upset stomach, diarrhea, headache, and, more rarely, pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) have also been reported. Pancreatitis can be life-threatening and may cause... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Didanosine (Videx, ddI)

...cause a serious liver problem called portal hypertension. Other serious side effects of didanosine are peripheral neuropathy, pancreatitis, and lactic acidosis. Peripheral neuropathy is a form of nerve damage. It occurs in up to 20% of people... Read more »

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...turn light in color Uninterested in eating food for several days or longer Nauseous Lower stomach area pain Pancreatitis (dangerous inflammation of the pancreas). Tell your doctor if you have ever had pancreatitis, regularly... Read more »
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Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection?

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

HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...been hospitalized three times, once with PCP, another time with an allergic reaction to Bactrim, and once with Viread related pancreatitis. I have taken AZT, epivir, zerit, DDC, DDI, sustiva, videx, viread, truvada, norvir, atazanavir, prezista,... Read more »

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 »

Advice for the "Worried Well"

Posted by Leonardo, 2 Replies
...breakdown... Type A - Reports of "dirty" sex worker encounters with graphic details to help us calculate for them the odds of their HIV infection. Type B - Ramblings by turbo model Psychotics that refuse to accept their negative test results.... Read more »