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Hiv And Chronic Kidney Failure

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Hep C, Cirrhosis, encephalopaty, varices, Hep B immune,portal hypertension, Cholecystitis, Hepatic Renal failure of right kidney, Pruitis, Chronic Fatigue,

I have just recently gotten out of prison after three years. Before I went in I was evalulated for a liver transplant which I had every intention of getting but4 while I was in prison other symptoms started to show and they don't do too much...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Liver transplants are only done in patients with very advanced liver disease, so you may be a candidate. You will have a very careful evaluation of many different issues before any decision is made to put you on the transplant list.... Read more »

Kidney failure and HIV

My kidneys are not functioning and I have HIV which was discoveredin NoVEMBER OF 2005, currently... Read more »

Medications and kidney failure

Have there been any studies correlating long term use of HIV medications to kidney failure? My... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

High Risk of Heart Problems in People With Kidney Dysfunction

In HIV-negative people, persistent or chronic kidney disease is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. So researchers at the Veterans Administration (VA) in the United States reviewed their large dataset containing information on more than 17,000... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV and the Kidneys

Knowledge of your kidney function and kidney health is important for both HIV-infected and non-HIV-infected persons. It has been known for approximately 20 years that HIV may result in kidney failure. 1 Given that the specific types of kidney... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Renal Complications of HIV/AIDS

Introduction Assessing Kidney Function Types of Kidney Disease Complications of Decreased Kidney Function The Impacts of Kidney Disease on Medications and of Medications on Kidney Disease Conclusion Selected Sources Introduction Renal... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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

A Johns Hopkins study finds that HIV-positive kidney transplant recipients could have the same one-year survival rates for themselves and their donor organs as those without HIV, provided certain risk factors for transplant failure are recognized... Read more »
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Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 23 - The combination of the antiretroviral agents didanosine, tenofovir, and efavirenz is associated with a high virological failure rate in treatment-naive patients with HIV, British investigators report.

Dr. Desmond... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
i 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 »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The Failure of Viral Load Tests
JAMA Study Shakes AIDS Science, Angers HIV Advocates

A nationwide team of orthodox AIDS researchers led by doctors Benigno Rodriguez and Michael Lederman of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland are disputing the... Read more »

Know someone who died of PML/Liver Failure?

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Hey guys,

Just recently, a number of people I know who have been HIV+ for more than 20 years have died of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy(PML) and liver failure. I wonder if anyone else had similiar experience?

Cheers,

ScotCharles Read more »