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Hiv And Chronic Kidney Failure

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Viread

...Overall, fairly well tolerated; however, individuals may experience diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and gas as the most common side effects of Viread. Decreases in bone mineral density (BMD) have been observed with the use of Viread in HIV-positive people. BMD monitoring should be considered in people who have a history of pathologic bone fracture or are at risk for osteopenia. Creatinine clearance (CrCl) should be assessed before initiating...
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Kidney Damage; long term prognosis

I am 54, and I have been HIV postive since 2003, I have been on meds since the beginning. I have Tcell count of 800, and undetectable. I take Epsicom Reyataz and Norvir. I also take 3 anti-anxiety and anti-depressent drugs. About a year ago, I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The prognosis for kidney problems in the setting of HIV Infection varies widely depending on the contributing factors. HIV infection can cause kidney damage so good HIV control is important Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made... Read more »

Hep C or Hiv What does this mean

triglycerides 197, hdl 34, hdl cholesterol 19 (15-25) average risk chol hdl ratio 5.38 ave risk ldl chol 110 hilymphs 52.3 hi 12.0-48.0 polys 34.4 lo 36.0 -78.0 wbc 8.49 platelet 197 rbc 4.90 mpv 9.9 psa 3rd gen 0.732 tsh 4.730 hi 0.27-4.2 uiv/ml...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I don't see the actual results for either test. Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to quit? Hell, I'm already HIV positive, aren't my Marlboros now a rather minor issue??? I'm doing OK on my HIV meds. My HIV doc hasn't mentioned my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...serious chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease and cancer. In the early years of the epidemic, many people with HIV/AIDS assumed there was little point in worrying about chronic progressive diseases, since they probably would not... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

... Why Should 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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
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Back in the land of limbo at 7months

Posted by rufenough, 3 Replies
...myself back on the "Am I infected" forum. I lots happened to me in 7+ months. Ive gone from extreme anxiety about contracting HIV, to absolute relief to testing negative at about 7 weeks, and being told by my GUM clinician I was all... Read more »

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 »

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 Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »