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Hiv And Dialysis

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HIV Dialysis

Hello, once again thank you for your column. I have a question regarding an article I read in the September issue of an American men's health magazine. The article had to do with employing an experimental modified dialysis technique similar to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Positive in Canada,You know how most things that sound too good to be true often turn out to be too good to be true? Dialyzing HIV out of the blood is not helpful. HIV resides in many tissues of the body other than blood, so even if the modified... Read more »

Hiv/Aids dialysis?

It is my understanding a patient who suffers from kidney failure goes through dialysis in which... Read more »

Kidney Dialysis and HIV

I just had a catheter put in my belly for periotoneal dialysis. I will be starting in July 2003. I... 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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). NNRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Nevirapine was approved by the FDA on June 21, 1996, for use with other antiretroviral agents... 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 report describes Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Zidovudine was approved by the FDA on March 19, 1987, with other antiretroviral agents for the... Read more »
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Kidney Dialysis and AIDS

Posted by AlecPupah, 1 Reply
... Hi, I am in the beginning stages of dialysis. My T-cells are currently 112, my viral load 40,000. Not great but better than they have been in years. Anyway, I am wondering Read more »

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The correct med regimen

Posted by Jim327040, 2 Replies
...effectivness. I thank God that he moved me to get more information or my situation could have gone from bad to much worse (like dialysis for the rest of my life!). Remember, your doctors/PAs are well intentioned good people but they can make... Read more »

scared lost but optimistic

Posted by dean661, 10 Replies
I tested positive on April 20 and have taken all of the preliminary tests.I go in to see my doctor for results Monday. If I'm directed to start drug therapy do I listen do I pause and do further research do I stop the recent klonapin prescription so... Read more »