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HIV and Kidney Disease

...transplant. The rate of kidney disease in patients with HIV has gone down significantly since the introduction of modern antiretroviral therapy (ART.) However, about 30% of people with HIV may have kidney disease. If kidney disease advances, it can cause heart disease (see Fact Sheet 652 ) and bone disease (see Fact Sheet 557 ). What Is Normal Kidney Function? The main job of the kidneys is to filter out waste products. They reabsorb...
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hepC symtoms 2nd request

I sent a question to you about symtoms of hep C and have yet to see a response I am really concerned about this issue because I have heard the horrible stories I was just diagnosed last week with hepC and I have suffered the severe high fevers and...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...The majority of the cases of Hepatitis C are asymptomatic unless they have advanced liver damage.Acute hepatitis C has the same symptoms as any acute viral hepatitis,but is rarely icteric, and is usually mild Read more »

Hello Doctor Barbarathanks in advance for reply

I visited my doctor with symptoms of Jaundice on 14th April 2009. Following are the results of tests.Hepatitis A = Non reactive, Hepatitis B = Non reactive, Hepatitis E = Non reactiveHepatitis CReactive, S/CO.11.16HCV by PCR...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Well thought out questions.Yes, you do have acute hepatitis C it appears. If you tested negative in the past and are now antibody positive this would be a definitive diagnosis. However, even without that information, your jaundice, high ALT and AST,... Read more »

symptoms of hepatitis C

What are some of the symptoms of hepatitis C? I feel tired all the time and have a small ache on my right side, under the rib cage, it also seems hardened
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Most commonly patients have no symptoms. Those that do often have fatigue. Patients with acute infection uncommonly have other symptoms such as right upper quadrant pain, nausea, loss of appetite and can develop jaundice (turning yellow). If you are... Read more »

Hepatitis C

If you have Hep C can you have it without showing symptoms? Or how long does it take til you start to show symptoms?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Most patients who have HCV have no symptoms. If they do have symptoms, the most common one is very non-specific - fatigue. With advanced liver disease and cirrhosis, patients can develop associated complications, such as ascites (fluid in the... Read more »
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Hepatitis C: The Changing Picture

...however, the transmission route is unknown. Many people who were infected decades ago are just now starting to reach the advanced stages of liver disease. And, because hepatitis C usually has no symptoms in its early stages, people often don't... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...overlooked. Also, many HIV specialists have not been trained to recognize depression. Depression can also be mistaken for signs of advancing HIV. What Are the Signs of Depression? Symptoms of depression vary from person to person. Most health... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Isentress

...was taken with Prezista and Intelence, a novel, nuke-sparing combination. The data is in accord with the advocate view that advanced patients are having dramatic results and almost no side effects. Many people on long-time therapy became... Read more »
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Osteoporosis

...Severe malnutrition Low testosterone levels Hepatitis C infection Rheumatoid arthritis and related diseases Advanced kidney disease Thyroid disorders Use of corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory) drugs such as prednisone... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

oraquick advance question. please respond thanks!

Posted by gladrial33, 1 Reply
...I took an HIv oraquick advance rapid test the other day and it was negative. I have a question about the test. The lab technician had me swab my gums with Read more »

Anyone there???? Please help

Posted by Oomar27, 1 Reply
...months oraquick salva...5 months Nj GMHC oraquick blood from finger negative, 5 mons. and 3 weeks same place same test oraquick advance hic1/ hiv2 Negative. DOH clinic from july to October under anonymous twice a months. Jul. Agou. Sept. and Oct.... Read more »

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »