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Pancreatitis And Hepatitis

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Pancreatitis/HEP B/HIV

Should I be concerned about getting pancreatitis again if I had it when i was hospitalized when I was diagnosed with HEP B two years ago not that I have recently contracted HIV? Thanks.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There is no clear association between hepatitis B and pancreatitis so there may be other reasons you had it in the past - eg gallstones, alcohol, high triglycerides, medications etc.There are Read more »

treatment with history of pancreatitis

I have a history of pancreatitis extending over 10 years. I can go six to twelve months without an... Read more »

Alcohol and HARRT

I was hospitalized for 40 days last year after a diagnosis of PCP pneumonia and HIV/AIDS. Nearly... Read more »
Articles
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Study Finds Association Between Hepatitis B and Pancreatic Cancer

...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 for... 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 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Ups Liver Cancer Risk, Study Confirms

...23 percent higher in HCV-infected patients, but this association was attenuated after investigators adjusted for alcohol use, pancreatitis, and other variables. Dr. Hasem B. El-Serag, gastroenterology section chief at the Michael E. DeBakey VA... Read more »
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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 »

Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection?

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

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
I had AIDS for many years now and was the lucky one's to surive... the clinical studies.... long term side effects... and the worst isolation. I'm 26 years old and i was dianosed in 1988 when i was five years old. My parents didn't know why i had a... 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, Read more »