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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
Your story is actually not all that unusual. Pancreatic tumors are particulary hard to diagnose in that the tumors are often enshrouded in inflammatory tissue/scar tissue. The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology is often the final say in terms of... Read more »

Pancreas Pain

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

PANCREAS AND LIVER

ARE THERE ANY DIETS THAT CAN HELP WITH THE PANCREAS AND LIVER FUNCTIONS?... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Danish Study Looks at HIV and Meds for Their Effect on Diabetes Risk

The pancreas gland, located in the abdomen, makes the hormone insulin, which helps cells absorb sugar circulating in the blood. As people age, they may gain weight and become less active and their bodies may become less sensitive to the effects of... Read more »
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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV Lipodystrophy: Where Are We After Ten Years?

Lipoatrophy and HIV Medications Treatment Options for Lipoatrophy Understanding Lipohypertrophy Treatment Interventions for Lipohypertrophy Increased Lipids: Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) and Triglycerides Conclusion Note: The... Read more »
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enough on my plate already with HIV...

Posted by Lovinlife, 2 Replies
My newborn baby boy was just diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. Am feeling a bit sad about it. Funny though...when I went in to get the lab results I was thinking, "There's NO way these can be positive. Dealing with HIV is enough. The... Read more »

Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection?

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

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 »