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Hiv And The Pancreas

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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 Pain

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

...Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...provide energy to all of your cells.In order for glucose to get into your cells, you need insulin. Insulin is ahormone made by the pancreas. If your body has a problem making or usinginsulin, glucose can't get into your cells. As a result,... Read more »
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New to this

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 »

veterans vs. newbies...let the fists fly.....

Posted by Lovinlife, 2 Replies
...then somebody tries to throw in a neutral post to the effect that the veterans really have all the info. But--here's a thought--HIV has changed quite a bit since 1984. Those diagnosed more recently will have a much different experience with the... Read more »

organ donor had hiv read asap

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...Home / News / Nation 4 patients get HIV from organ donor Email|Print| Text size + By Lindsey Tanner AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007 CHICAGO --A troubling case Read more »

organ donor with hiv wperiod

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...time, Caplan said. "You really have to put your faith in the transplant surgeon," agreed Ronald Taubman, who received a kidney-pancreas transplant six years ago. The suburban Los Angeles man said he rejected one kidney because of concerns... Read more »