Are Dialysis Patients Tested For Hiv
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillWas the patient known to be HIV+? I am assuming the was. If not, then HIV testing would have been done and if negative you would be off of the HIV meds.You do not report what your labs were before this incident. What was your creatinine, BUN and... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello, I saw your follow up post and although Dr. Wohl answered your first question I decided to answer since this is a time-sensitive issue. The exposure you describe is either low risk (if the splash was blood) or extremely low risk if the splash... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillThanks for the update. I am copying your last post below.Your creatinine may have gone up due to your Prograf level increasing, probably from the Norvir. Tenofovir is generally very safe but in your case, I would have chosen a different option.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineExcellent question. However, the amount of HIV in the blood is only about 5% of the total amount that is in the body. So, you wouldn't be getting rid of much even with repeat treatments. Most of the virus lives in lymph nodes and other places... Read more »
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Posted by ImpossibleHere's a short power point presentation
One of their patients who has HIV after going on HAART or ART saw there immunoglobulin levels greatly decrease indicating somehow HIV was masking their... Read more »
Posted by akumar, 2 RepliesBoon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev
My dear Brothers & Sisters,
Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga & Pranayama" is a boon for HIV & AIDS patients.
I am impressed by the Great job, being... Read more »
Posted by Mike89406, 4 RepliesVery interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113... Read more »
Posted by sunkyst, 3 RepliesGood article on a new study about HIV drug holidays.
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »
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