|Treatment of kindey disease in Hiv
Dec 21, 2011
Hello doctor,i hope you are ok. i want you to help me in a question i have if it s ok with you, can you please tell me if igA nephropathy is caused from Hiv,is there something that someone can do about it?i mean does treatment for hiv stop its progression,is it possible in general for an hiv+ not to loose his kidneys for this and live quite long(lets say 25 years?i have a reason for asking because og family problems).is a disease with similar presentation as to this not related to hiv(i mean igAnephropathy not related to hiv),i hope to hear something encouraging,i am still very young and having these both similar problems is hard,thank you very much for your help.
Response from Dr. Henry
HIV infection can cause kidney disease directly and aggravate kidney disease from other conditions. Treating the HIV infection often will benefit the kidney problem but course is widely variable depending on the situation and the nature of the kidney problem. Many patients can do well with kidney dysfunction in the setting of HIV infection particulary if they have access to both HIV and kidney specialist care including contemporary antiretroviral medications. KH
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