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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...
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. If this is truly chronic and all... Read more »

Pancreatitis + HIV

DR. STEVE MIS SALUDOS Y MI RESPETO.ME ES GRATO SABER QUE PUEDO CONTAR CON USTED EN LOS MOMENTOS MAS... 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 »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas gland, the organ that secretes enzymes (which go into the gut and help you digest food) and insulin (which regulates the use of sugar). It may or may not cause symptoms such as: severe nausea... 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 is the first time an association has been... Read more »
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Study Finds Association Between Hepatitis B and Pancreatic Cancer

In this New 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... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Hiperlipidemia

¿Qué es la hiperlipidemia? La hiperlipidemia es un aumento de la cantidad de grasa (como colesterol y triglicéridos ) en la sangre. Este aumento puede causar la enfermedad del corazón y pancreatitis . ¿Qué medicamentos contra el VIH... 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 »

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, fever, and weigh loss. Mine started as a mild stomach ache... Read more »

Liver Tumours?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I posted earlier on my bout with pancreatitis, thanks for all your kind replies. Unfortunately, a tumour or possibly tumours have been found, my lipase/amylase is higher than when I was admitted to hospital, and my liver function is abnormal. If... 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 burned when i ate. had nystatin... Read more »