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Liver Cancer And Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Can hiv cause liver cancer

Hi,Can hiv cause liver cancer? My father was diagnized of aids in nov-2006. At that time he had a cd4 count of 23. He had pneumonia, jaundice and tb initially and he recovered from that and his cd4 count also gradually started to increase. In may...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...I am sorry to hear about your father's untimely passing. HIV does not directly cause liver cancer. Liver disease due to Hepatitis B or C can progress more quickly in people who are also co-infected with HIV. Deaths from liver Read more »

HCV, HIV and Liver Cancer

I have had HIV since early 80's due to blood products, as well as HCV Geno2. I started treating... Read more »

fatty liver and HIV

Both my parents died of cancer near the age of 40. My father died of Liver cancer. I have fatty... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...the body fight off infection. Hep C isa virus that attacks the liver, and can cause liverdamage (cirrhosis), liver failure and liver cancer. Youmight also hear the Hep C virus referred to as HCV. How do I know if I'm co-infected? If you have... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...to 20 years, or even longer, but it can cause serious liver damage, called cirrhosis. People with cirrhosis are at risk for liver cancer, liver failure, and death. How Is It Diagnosed? Sometimes, people with hep C have abnormally high... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B: Sex Hormone Explains Higher Liver Cancer Risk in Men

... Men with hepatitis B are more likely than women to develop liver cancer, and serum concentrations of male sex hormones may play a part, a new study suggests. The researchers found that hepatitis Read more »
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Liver cancer, heart disease, counts, resistance

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...scan is necessary. Researchers are beginning to find that long term HIV infection treated with HAART and the incidence of liver cancer/heart disease are highly correlated (i.e. there is a significant statistical relationship). Liver cancer is... Read more »

newly gay and now HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 17 Replies
I just found out this week i am infected. I am divorced from a woman and have 3 children. Everyone ive been with told me they were negative and no one climaxed in a way that would be dangerous. How did this happen??? I got real sick in Feb with... Read more »

Just an update and a vent over *&*^&@$ insurance

Posted by Jackie__Blue
...surprise. It's liver damage that causes the PCT. BUT the radiologist is not sure how bad or from what, either cirrohisis or liver cancer. So a MRI was scheduled so they can find out how extensive the damage is. In the meantime the Digestive... Read more »

HIV + Panic Disorder = Terror

Posted by grcboy28, 2 Replies
...going from bad to worse, here's my story: I suffer from panic disorder and anxiety issues with a history of hypochondriasis, HIVphobia and OCD. Not currently on meds. For the first time in my life I had unprotected vaginal intercourse. It... Read more »