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serious liver diseases with full blown aids

my boyfriend has full blown aids he has had it for over 20yrs now and is on the cocktail. he is a minister and clean for over 20yrs. he doesnot drink, smoke, nor do drugs, nor drink caffeine. his doctor informed him that he has serious issues with...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV/AIDS rarely directly causes serious liver damage which is often due to other conditions (such as hepatitis B/C). Kidney damage can Read more »

Alcoholic Liver Disease and HIV

I have recently been diagnosed with two things: alcoholic liver damage (moderate), and HIV. How... Read more »

Liver Disease and HIV

HiI wrote you before but you never answered my question. My cousin's 3 year old son was just... Read more »
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Is Common in HAART-Experienced Patients; Several HIV- and Antiretroviral-Related Factors May Play Role

...Italy to have a metabolic risk profile [taken]. The study I'm presenting here is entitled, "Evolution of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease [NAFLD] in HIV-Infected Patients: Incidence, Characteristics, and Predictors." 1 Giovanni... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/HCV Coinfection Increases Rate of Liver Disease, Mortality, Study Says

... People living with both HIV and hepatitis C are more likely to develop liver disease and have a higher mortality rate than those living with HIV or HCV, according to a study published in the April issue of the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prison Officials Should Revise Rules Outlawing Condoms to Help Prevent Spread of Diseases, Including HIV, Hepatitis C

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Burden of Disease: HIV, TB, Malaria and Hepatitis

...chronic liver infection in 350 million people around the world and is a major contributor to 1.4 million annual deaths from liver disease and cancer. Transmitted by sex, blood or at birth, chronic HBV infection is a long, slow illness that can... Read more »
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Excellent article on HIV & aging, "New York" mag.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
... "Another Kind of AIDS Crisis" A striking number of HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone Read more »

The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
... I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health Read more »

Ageing with AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...anything until April 2004 after I spent a month in hospital with PCP. Since 2004, I have had a cascade of problems including liver disease, pancreatitis, prostate infections, neuropathy, muscular weakness, osteoarthritis, congestive heart... Read more »

gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...(since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs, and tissues. This is to exclude any possibility of the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, and other bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having... Read more »