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Am I At Risk For Getting AIDS If I Had A Kidney Transplant?

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

...People With HIV Care About Kidney Disease? What Is Normal Kidney Function? How Do I Know if There Are Problems With My Kidneys? What Are The Risk Factors For Kidney Disease? HIV Medications and the Kidneys Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation The Bottom Line Why Should People With HIV Care About Kidney Disease? HIV disease can cause kidney failure due to HIV infection of kidney cells. This is known as HIV-Associated...
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Life decision

Dr.- My brother requires a kidney transplant and I am a suitable donor, my entire family expects me to do so. I too would like to help him but am very concerned about my status. I had an exposure 7 months ago and have had tons, and I mean TONS, of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. Doubtful, but if you are seeing a qualified HIV specialist or infectious disease specialist and that physician suggests additional testing or observation, I'd recommend you Read more »

kidney transplant in hiv patients

are there any trial studies being done on kidney transplants for healthy hiv patients if so, where and what were the results? bill
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I am sorry but I am not aware of any studies on kidney transplants for HIV-infected patients. I suspect that some of the larger transplant centers may have had some experience with this issue, Read more »

HIV+ and kidney transplant

Can a dyalisis patient and HIV+ (undetectable viral load for past 3 years, otherwise healthy and strong) get a kidney transplant. Where, who to contact? NYC area
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Some medical centers have recently started to offer transplants to HIV+s. I'm not aware that anyone in New York has done this yet, but transplants have been done at Univ. of Pittsburgh and the Cleveland Read more »

Dialysis nurse with eye splash incident

Hello Doctor,This incident happened Saturday 12/30/06. I'm a dialysis nurse and was returning pt's blood back to him from the machine and while disconnecting Hansens (ports where dialysate, dialysis solution, comes in/out of the dialyzer), I felt a...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...agree that Truvada should be changed to another agent such as AZT plus 3TC. If you are completely miserable on these meds, the risk benefit ratio may not favor continuing.DW Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kidney Transplants Found Safe in HIV Patients

... HIV-infected patients who received kidney transplantation had high patient and organ survival rates at both the first and third year after the surgery, a new study shows. An increasing Read more »
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kidney Transplant Survival Can Be Long-Term for People With HIV

...transplanted kidney fails.) However, when the investigators broke down the results into subgroups, they learned that some of the kidneys transplanted into HIV-positive recipients were relatively late getting to full function. This so-called... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Kidneys Transplanted Between HIV-Infected Patients

... A South African report of successful kidney transplants between HIV-positive donors and recipients is sparking renewed interest in offering such procedures in the United States. The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado Transplant Patient Infected With AIDS Virus in 2008

...Friday, CDC said the first reported U.S. HIV transmission through blood products in eight years occurred in 2008, in a Colorado kidney transplant patient. An unidentified Missouri man in his 40s supplied the blood plasma that infected the... 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 »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »

organ donor with hiv wperiod

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...and Prevention. The CDC and other public health officials are investigating the Chicago cases. But they emphasized that the risk of getting any disease from transplanted organs is less than 0.01 percent. Noting that more than 400,000... Read more »

organ donor had hiv read asap

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...and Prevention. The CDC and other public health officials are investigating the Chicago cases. But they emphasized that the risk of getting any disease from transplanted organs is less than 0.01 percent. Noting that more than 400,000... Read more »