Does Kidney Disease Mean That I Have Hiv
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHIV can cause Kidney disease (HIV nephropathy) which for unclear reasons in the US is heavily concentrated in African American. High blood pressure, diabetes, chronic use of NSAIDs (like ibuprofen), hepatitis C, congenital, and many other... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicinePatients with HIV/AIDS are now receiving kidney transplants in the US and around the world. One prerequisite for a kidney transplant generally is good control of HIV infection and a CD4 count > 200. Stopping HIV drugs is not recommended since... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalThank you for your post. You have truly been a fighter, and I can see you still want to fight this disease! That is good.Kidney disease with HIV can be related to several factors:1) People with low CD4 counts (especially below 200) are at... Read more »
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Posted by alexzander, 2 Repliesi have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIf you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.
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Posted by Soloandlonely, 4 RepliesDear,
I hope someone will be able to help with explaining what the following information mean?
Does it mean one needs treatment or not?
RNA copies : 160080 cp/ml
Log units : 5.204
CD4 ( 444)
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Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesHI forgive me i say soemthing that may sound stupid. I have read alot abt HIV AND AIDS, BUT recently reading Christine Maggiore i am wondering is she might be right. She challenges almost every known fact on HIV/aids 'That many experts now contend... Read more »
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